South Island Forklifts New Zealand’s leading specialist forklift company.

Our reputation is built on quality, service and reliability

We are your only destination for top level service, high quality advice rental and sales solutions for your business. South Island Forklifts has been the South Island’s leading independent forklift company since 1999.

New Sales Pre-Owned Hire Lease Service Finance

We are agents for both new and used forklifts from top quality international brands Jungheinrich, TCM and UniCarriers.


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At South Island Forklifts, we pride ourselves on offering you the best solution for your material handling requirements, along with unsurpassed service, high quality advice and hire or sales solutions tailored to the needs of your business.

With two South Island service centre locations, Christchurch and Timaru, mobile technicians and a strong forklift servicing network we are able to support our customers with all their forklift needs.


Forklift Sales

Pre-owned or new, we’ve got you covered

Whether you are looking to buy a new, pre-owned or imported forklift, we can assess your needs and advise on the best fit-for-purpose forklift.

We only work with the best, quality forklift manufacturers who are always upping the stakes with new technical innovations, and manufacturing to rigid safety standards.

We also sell a range of quality, certified pre-owned equipment which is fully checked and serviced before delivery. Also having our own specialised forklift transporter makes delivery just that much easier and quicker.


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Forklift Rental

Flexibility is our middle name

Want to try before you buy, the flexibility to change equipment as your business grows, to cover a seasonal peak, or to free up capital, our competitively priced forklift rental service gives you options.

Whether you are looking to hire for a few hours or a few years, we have a rental option to suit. We will also take care of maintenance as part of our rental agreement.


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Finance Your Forklift

Now you've made the decision to buy or lease a South Island Forklift product it’s time to consider your options for acquisition. We offer flexible finance options to those who meet our terms and conditions.

Because every business is different we offer affordable financing options designed to meet your immediate and long-term needs

Our creditworthy, experienced providers will help you make sense of the options so you can focus on your strategic business objectives, not the financing of your forklifts

We'll provide an obligation-free quote on a range of financing options for new or pre-owned equipment

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We take the hard work out of financing by connecting you with creditworthy and experienced providers who work with you to choose the best finance option for your business.

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Forklift Service

Our service promise covers servicing, parts and fleet management.

Our experienced team know when it’s time to service your fleet and will help you manage annual maintenance calls. Our customer commitment is second to none, and our rapid response time reflects that commitment. Our mobile forklift service engineers can keep your forklift in tip-top condition.

We carry a large stock of TCM, UniCarriers and Jungheinrich spare parts as well as aftermarket parts, and can source almost any spare part, for any brand of forklift, and ship to anywhere in New Zealand.

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