AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

Taupo Branch

Taupo Branch

356 Rakaunui Road, Taupo

Ph: 07 376 9502

Fax: 07 376 9504

P O Box 948 Taupo 3351

Branch Manager / CE/MH Sales and Forestry Specialist Steve Mellar 07 376 9502 027 565 3956
Parts Manager Steve Taylor 07 378 2563 0276 288 478
Service Manager Adam Nicholsen 027 230 9751
Customer Support / Rental Manager Garth Topless 0275 796 597

AB Equipment Taupo Is Your One Stop Solution for Equipment Services and Much More

Call your local AB Equipment team in Taupo for services, support, operator training and any other help you need.  We provide a full range of equipment repairs, spare parts, and technical help, and we’re happy to assist.

Visit us on Rakaunui Road or give us a call on the numbers above for instant assistance.

Taupo’s Equipment Specialists

AB Equipment provides:

  • Forestry and environmental equipment
  • Materials handling and floor care supplies including forklifts
  • Construction equipment solutions

Our purchasing options include:

We guarantee:

  • Trusted brands
  • Great purchasing options
  • The equipment you need for your job
  • The very latest and very best technology

Training and Support

We provide aftermarket training and support for local Taupo businesses. We can help you with operator training, genuine aftermarket parts, machinery servicing and scheduled maintenance plans.

Visit our Taupo workshop or find out more about how we can help you.

Talk to Our Team

Explore our range of machinery and servicing solutions below or get in touch to make a specific enquiry. Call us for customer support, rental options, servicing, parts, machinery and much more.

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