AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

Timaru Branch

Timaru Branch

56 Meadows Road, Washdyke, Timaru

Ph: 03 683 9024

Fax: 03 688 7095

P O Box 2121 Timaru 7941

Timaru 6 - Edited
Service Manager Grant Shortus 03 683 9024 027 435 4864
Construction Equipment Sales Specialist Steve Varcoe 03 344 1826 021 969 323

Contact AB Equipment Timaru for Any Services You Need

Call your local AB Equipment team in Timaru for any repairs, acquisitions, support, training and services you need.  We provide a full range of equipment repairs, spare parts, and technical help for locals.

Machinery We Provide

  • Materials Handling and Floor Care – including the latest forklifts
  • Forestry and Environmental Equipment – rugged, innovative, easy to operate
  • Construction Equipment – all your digging and directional solutions

With 18 branches nationwide, AB Equipment Timaru provides the best products and services to you.

Services We Offer

  • Business acquisitions including purchasing, equipment hire, training, upgrades and expansions
  • Support services including regularly scheduled maintenance
  • Genuine parts and other aftermarket support.

If you’d like to enquire about maintenance services, just ask our experts. We’ll organise a regular schedule to fit your time frames and servicing needs.

Explore a summary of our equipment and aftercare services below. Alternatively, call our experts on the numbers above to make a general or specific enquiry.

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 forklift and equipment rental 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