AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

Palmerston North Branch

Palmerston North Branch

19-23 El Prado Drive, Milson, Palmerston North

Ph: 06 353 3700

Fax: 06 353 3701

P O Box 4554 Palmerston North 4442

 Palmerston North 1
Branch Manager Mike Searle 06 353 2883 027 232 6610
Parts/Rental Manager Nigel Bilton 06 353 2887 027 244 1056
Service Manager Stuart Scott 06 353 2881 027 275 6216
Materials Handling Sales Specialist Allan Gudsell 06 353 2888 021 981 358

Need Help? Ask AB Equipment Palmerston North for Services

Conveniently located on El Prado Drive, AB Equipment in Palmerston North is your local service centre and machinery expert. Ask us about our range of equipment, including forestry and environmental equipment, floor care supplies, materials handling solutions and much more.

Our Aftercare Support

AB Equipment’s services are available nationwide through a series of industry leading workshops. Here in Palmerston North, we provide technical assistance, equipment training, genuine spare parts, and ongoing equipment maintenance & repairs.

The AB Equipment team in North Harbour is your local all-services centre for all types of equipment and onsite services. Whenever you need quick, reliable support, technical help, or assistance with training and more, we’re here to help.

Need some support right now? To speak to someone about your specific enquiries use the contact numbers above. For enquiries regarding purchasing, equipment hire, or other business needs, call the Palmerston North main contact number.

Alternatively, find out more about our range of equipment and services below.

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 


  • 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