We have the newest and highest-quality equipment in the industry meaning better-performing machines, and more uptime on site.
We continuously have new equipment coming into the fleet, if the equipment you need is not listed here get in touch with us.
See our range of small diggers and excavators, suitable for residential through to the biggest commercial jobs. Most of our excavators come equipped with SmartHire, our ES Track app that provides instant access to detailed live tracking, GPS location, run-time and hire details on all hired equipment.
This beast is perfect for those hard to reach spaces around commercial and residential work spaces.
The Yanmar vio12 (1.2 tonne mini digger) is perfect for those hard to reach spaces around commercial and residential work spaces.
The Yanmar vio17 is a top spec mini digger that ticks most of the boxes when it comes to commercial and residential job sites.
The Kubota u17-3 sets the industry standard for mini diggers. The u17 gains access to 990mm gaps but still has the grunt for the big jobs.
The Yanmar vio25 is the biggest mini digger in our fleet that can still be transported on a trailer. This 2.5t digger feels like a 3t size machine
Hire a mini digger to get any small earthmoving job done faster and safer. No more lifting or struggling with shovels, hoes, or spades. No more bending without the right tools to dig and pitch in tight spots. It's safer—your back doesn't take nearly as much of a beating when you're using a mini-digger, and it takes half the time to dig out a small root or patch your driveway compared to hand digging alone. NZ Machine Hire has more than enough mini diggers and excavators available for hire when you need them on a day rate or per-project basis.
Whether you need to excavate a building site or dig into a new development, hire a mini digger from NZ Machine Hire Services for the job. Request a quote here.
Mini diggers are small, compact earthmoving equipment that you can use for digging and transporting materials, typically on a building or construction site. Because of their size, they are often referred to as compact or mini excavators.
They are used for smaller jobs that larger diggers cannot do and to move lightweight materials such as soil, sand, gravel, and other similar loose materials. The size of the bucket (cubic capacity) will determine what the mini digger can hold.
The larger the capacity, the more material it can hold in the bucket and the bigger the hole it can make when digging. Most mini diggers have only a single-engine. An average excavator has two engines in tandem, which drive each track through a gearbox and power take-off on each side of its body. If you need a mini digger hire service, you will find that we are experts at what we do. We can offer you the best in mini digger hire services and more. From our range of mini diggers for hire to other services like transport and delivery, you can find everything here. All of this is available to you at a very affordable price.
If you're looking to hire a mini digger, you've come to the right place. NZ Machine Hire has been operating for years, and we have a great track record of providing the kinds of services that simply don't fail.
We pride ourselves on our dedication to customer service and ensuring that our customers enjoy their experience with us. We are renowned as the leading mini digger hire company in Auckland, New Zealand. We have the newest and highest-quality equipment in the industry, meaning better-performing machines and more uptime on site.
We continuously have new equipment coming into the fleet. If the equipment you need is not listed here, get in touch with us. Here are some of our mini diggers available for hire in Auckland, New Zealand:
One of the numerous advantages of the ViO12-2A is its high performance combined with its low fuel consumption. It has also been designed to be uncomplicated and easy to use, as well as straightforward to maintain. The machine's extendable undercarriage turns it into a zero-tail machine while also providing increased stability and lifting capabilities. A monoblock chassis also improves the overall toughness and stability of the vehicle.
The ViO17's changeable undercarriage allows it to be both the smallest and the broadest machine in its class. In addition to being the most reliable, this also indicates it's the most dependable. It also includes a monoblock chassis for durability and three pumps that allow it to generate the highest power of any comparable machine. The ViO17 is both extremely robust and surprisingly simple to maintain.
The Kubota U17-3 excavator is ideal for operations that require you to work in tight quarters or in confined locations. Because it is powered by a Kubota 17HP engine, which is famous across the world for its exceptional dependability, the U17-3 provides great manoeuvrability as well as maximum digging capability. This small excavator provides the power you want, the control you desire, and the finest operation when you require it the most, all at an affordable price.
The Yanmar vio25’s ergonomic design makes it a pleasure to operate, and it is equipped with Yanmar Full-Protect to keep workers and those around them safe. The ViO25 is distinguished by remarkable hauling and performance characteristics, which are made possible by innovative hydraulics. Overall transport weight is significantly under 3.5 tonnes, even with the addition of accessories, making it simple to carry by trailer.
If you are planning a major construction project, such as building a house, you will need to clear the land. This is commonly done with mini diggers. But what else can these machines be used for?
Mini excavators are small versions of normal excavators that are used in construction work, for landscaping, and for other small-scale jobs when you don't need a large machine. They have four-wheel drive and can cater to a wide range of jobs around your property. Depending on your needs, mini diggers can be hired or bought. And if you need to move them around, they have tracks instead of tyres—so no punctures!
With their small size, they can go places that bigger machines can't, so they're often used in tight areas where larger machines would get stuck. Because they're compact, they're also good at digging close to buildings or walls without damaging them. They're popular with landscape gardeners who use them to dig features such as ponds and waterfalls. They are also handy when you want to move heavy items like boulders or when you need to lift things up-simply attach a lifting arm.
Whether you are digging a hole for the foundations of a new house or doing some hardcore landscaping work, renting a mini digger is the best solution.
Get in touch if you need help choosing a mini digger for your project!
Whatever your project, the first step to getting the right result is to find out what machine is right for you. This site is designed to show you all the available hire mini diggers in real-time, so you can get on with your project sooner. Contact one of our excavator hire specialists to learn more about our available inventory or schedule a demonstration.
If you need help choosing a mini digger for a specific project, give our team of experts a call!
We have Yanmar and Kubota mini diggers available for hire. Both brands offer a vast range of earthmoving and construction equipment, including excavators, excavator attachments, telehandlers, wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, backhoes, and utility vehicles, as well as mini diggers and replacement parts.
We hire out mini diggers on both a per-day rate and a project-based rate. We have years of experience in the hire of mini diggers and provide an affordable, convenient, and reliable hire service. Our mini diggers are in full working order, and we have a range to choose from, with prices on our pricing page.
NZ Machine Hire is a premier source of hire equipment to suit all of your landscaping, construction, and project needs. We have a great range of mini diggers for hire. We pride ourselves on being a trustworthy machine hire company in Auckland, New Zealand, with a focus on customer service.
We will be happy to discuss your needs with you. If you have any questions relating to our hire services, please take the time to browse the site and if you cannot find what you need, please contact our friendly team with the form on our contact page or call us during our business hours at 021 2 HIRE IT.
Booking a mini digger is easy on our website. Simply choose your type of heavy machinery, browse our inventory, and click "Book Now" to select the machinery you would like to hire. Once you have received confirmation of your booking in your email, you can be sure that when you arrive at the worksite, your machinery will be waiting for you.
Prices start from $199 per day and will depend on the size digger you need. If you need help or advice in choosing the most suitable machine feel free to get in touch.
You do not need a licence to use a mini digger on residential or private worksites. If you intend or need to drive the digger on the road a driving licence will be required. If you intend to use it within a building site, you may be asked for proof of training or a certificate of competence.
Our smallest digger is the 12 Tonne Yanmar min digger.
Prices start from $199 per day but will vary depending on the size digger you need.
Mini diggers tend to be easier to maneuver, especially around other objects and vehicles. Mini diggers can also move through crowded lots with ease. Because of their lighter weight, mini diggers are easy to load into trailers and transport to and from the job site.
Our 1.2, 1.7 and 2.5 Tonner diggers all come with a trailer. Please check the individual models to see what towing capacity is required.
Exclusive offer is limited to first-time hires only of 1.7 Tonnes Diggers and applies to locations within 30km of our yard at 185 Bush Road, Rosedale.