AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

AB Equipment – Nelson Branch

Nelson Branch

24 Main Road, Hope, Nelson

Ph: 03 538 0421

Fax: 03 538 0422

P O Box 2155 Stoke Nelson 7041

Branch Manager Glen Jarvie 03 538 0421 027 205 3809
Parts Manager Ben Isbister 03 344 3764 027 838 7945
Service Manager Nui Penfold 03 344 3763 027 706 8027
Equipment Sales / Rental Chris Jones 03 344 3765 027 574 1712

Call the AB Equipment Team in Nelson

Whenever you need servicing, support, and practical help call the AB Equipment team in Nelson. We’re your local service for all kinds of equipment repairs, technical services, and any other help you need.

Equipment and Support

AB Equipment can help you with good value acquisitions, equipment hire and more as your business grows. We provide forestry, environmental and construction equipment, as well as materials handling and floor care supplies.

At AB Equipment, we pride ourselves on high-quality machinery and innovative technology. Explore our range of equipment here.

We can also help you with the operator training your need for your new purchases. Explore the best qualification for your team here.

After Sales Servicing and Support

At AB Equipment, we pride ourselves on after sales support to match our quality machinery. We offer flexible rental options, a fleet of second-hand machinery as well as fast emergency repairs. Whenever you need genuine spare parts or regularly scheduled maintenance, talk to our team.

When you choose our team, you’re being supported by a national network of workshops.

Materials Handling & Floor Care

  • Forklifts, Reach Trucks, Order Pickers, Stackers, Hand Pallet Trucks branded Toyota, BT,  Raymond, Kalmar, Flexi and Combilift
  • Very Narrow Aisle high-density internal warehousing equipment
  • Nilfisk floor cleaning equipment including industrial sweepers and floor scrubbers
  • Kalmar Forklift trucks, Reach Stackers, Empty Container Handlers, Port Equipment and Timber Handling Forklifts

Construction Equipment & Forestry Equipment

  • Construction Equipment, mini and maxi excavators, road rollers & compactors, HDD drills, Vacuum excavation equipment,  Skid steers & Track Loaders (Sakai, Sumitomo, Vermeer, Manitou, Doosan, Bobcat & Vermeer)
  • Vermeer Environmental products including wood chippers, HDD directional drills, tub wood grinders, horizontal wood grinders
  • Manitou all terrain telescopic handlers and all terrain forklifts, elevating work platforms
  • Tigercat Specialised Forestry machinery including skidders, forwarders & levelling harvesters and fella bunchers

Customer Support

  • Parts for all product ranges including Toyota, BT, Raymond, JLG, Kalmar, Vermeer, Sakai, Sumitomo, Vermeer, Manitou, MacDonald Johnston, Nilfisk, Doosan and Bobcat
  • T Mar Forestry Swing Yarders and Grapple 


  • Forklift Rental – short or long term from one hour to eight-year contracts 

Operator Training

  • Forklift Training including F Endorsement certification for driving on roads
  • Wheels, Tracks and Rollers Training for W, T & R Endorsements