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Win a $500 voucher with our Instagram competition.

Posted by Michael White on 27/07/2020 8:34:40 AM

Win a $500 Mitre 10 voucher.

To lift winter spirits we’re running a super easy Instagram competition for our customers.

To enter:

  1. Follow us on Instagram - Click here
  2. Create and share a story or post about what you are doing with EquipmentShare machinery on your job and tag @equipmentsharenz.
  3. We will monitor the tags then pick a winner at the end of September – a $500 Mitre 10 voucher up for grabs!

For more info email us at or have a chat to Thalia or Jesse.

T&Cs Apply

  • Winner judged solely at the discretion of EquipmentShare based on quality of content, relevance and entertainment value.
  • EquipmentShare accepts no liability relating to this competition.
  • Entrants will need to follow their company policies relating to competitions and marketing.
  • This competition is in no way related to, endorsed or supported by Instagram or Mitre 10.
  • EquipmentShare may re-share your entry on its Instagram page or other media.
  • Entries close 5.00pm on the 29th of September. Winner announced on 30th of September 2020
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Topics: Insider, news

3 ways to book with EquipmentShare to get your project back up & running ASAP post lockdown.

Posted by Michael White on 07/05/2020 4:40:20 PM

Construction is finally firing again after our first week at Level 3.

A reminder of the 3 easy ways to book rental equipment with EquipmentShare so you can get your projects back on track ASAP!

➡️Book online at
➡️Call 0800 467 009
➡️Talk directly to our Account Managers Jesse and Thalia

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Topics: Insider, Hire Equipment Management

Which roller should I use on my project?

Posted by Jesse Hawkins on 15/04/2020 1:39:27 PM

You may have seen different rollers out on jobsites and wondered exactly what is the difference? Which type should I utlise on my site and when? To run an efficient site it is important to use the right piece of machinery for the right job.

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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management, Hire Equipment Management

A Basic Guide to Choosing an Excavator for Your Project

Posted by Thalia Evans on 08/04/2020 5:02:16 PM

Selecting the right machine for an earthmoving or civils project can be time hungry. Pick one that is too small and it won’t have the dig, lift or power capacity you need for the task. Too big and it may not fit on the site and be difficult to maneuver.

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Topics: Fleet Management, Hire Equipment Management, Construction Cost Saving

Action Plan - Keeping your projects on track during COVID-19

Posted by Michael White on 18/03/2020 2:25:01 PM
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While we realise there are hundreds of COVID-19 updates flooding your inbox, we do want to let you know how EquipmentShare is responding to keep our customers, staff and wider community safe and healthy at this time.

We want to ensure that we maintain a fast and reliable equipment hire service to help you keep your project on track. 

Along with following the Ministry of Health’s guidelines, here’s what we’re doing...

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Topics: Hire Tips, Fleet Management

We are expanding with a second Auckland branch in Silverdale!

Posted by Michael White on 17/01/2020 12:22:57 PM

To support our north shore based customers and projects, we are excited to be opening a new branch in Silverdale on Monday the 3rd of February 2020.

The Silverdale branch will be located at 6 Titan Place, Stanmore Bay, Silverdale.

The branch will be open from 7 - 5 pm (Monday to Friday). The new branch will enable us to efficiently and effectively service our existing and new customers in the northern parts of the city.

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Topics: news

EquipmentShare welcomes Mark Flannery to the team.

Posted by Michael White on 17/01/2020 12:09:20 PM

Mark Flannery joined the EquipmentShare team this month as part of our launch into Auckland's North Shore.

Mark is currently getting the Silverdale branch up and running. He is the key driving force for the branch opening in early February. 

We asked Mark a few rapid fire questions so you can get to know him.

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Topics: news

EquipmentShare welcomes Justin Tokley to the team

Posted by Michael White on 17/01/2020 11:53:14 AM
The EquipmentShare team welcomed Justin this month as a Business Development Manager. We are excited about the positive impact he is going to make for our customers with his wealth of hire industry experience!

We asked him some rapid fire questions so you can get to know him.

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Topics: news

5 Steps to Reduce your Equipment Rental Spend

Posted by Michael White on 19/11/2019 4:12:51 PM

When done right, hiring in plant for your projects can be a huge benefit. However, if managed poorly equipment hire costs can blowout and hurt your projects bottom line.  

The EquipmentShare team is often asked for advice on maximising the productivity of hired in plant and making sure it makes money. 

We sat down and put together our five easiest to implement equipment hire wins that will positively impact profits. 


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Topics: Hire Tips, Fleet Management, Hire Equipment Management, Construction Cost Saving

Pros & Cons: Buying Equipment Vs Renting Equipment

Posted by Michael White on 13/11/2019 4:05:54 PM

Equipment hire can be a powerful way to deliver projects without the large capital outlay of purchasing machinery. 

In this easy to digest guide, we compare the options of buying and renting equipment. 

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Topics: Fleet Management

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