Truck Hire with Harris Transport Group


Need help with truck and mobile crane hire? Harris Transport Group, New Zealand (NZ) is a truck hire company based in Auckland that serves the whole of New Zealand. As a small family owned company we provide a fast, friendly and reliable service. Grant Harris (owner of Harris Transport Group) has partnered with Dave Ewen of Transport Engineering Specialist Services to bring you a combined 30 years of experience in transport and truck rental NZ wide.

We guarantee to provide a high quality service at a competitive price. We can pick up and deliver door to door using our team of qualified and experienced Hiab drivers. For safety, all drivers are trained in best practice for safe loading, load security and risk management.

Mobile Cranes NZ

The ‘Fleet’ consists of Hiab trucks, specialised grapple grabber trucks (self-loader) and even certified pilots should they be required depending on your load dimensions.

Volvo FL12 8-wheeler Hiab Truck Hire NZ Information

A rigid 8-wheeler with a rear-mounted 12 metre reach Palfinger capable of lifting from 1.5 tonne when fully extended up to 7.5 tonne close in. The flat deck area is a roomy 6.7m x 2.48m providing ample room for all sorts of loads, including 20 foot containers.

The flat area can be utilised for precast concrete slabs/blocks, house trusses/frames, palletised timber, shipping containers, mobile homes, temporary office units, sleep-outs etc. Our trucks are supplied with lifting chains and straps to secure any load safely.


  • 8 wheeler rigid truck
  • 12 metre reach Palfinger
  • 6.7m x 2.48m flat deck
  • 1.5 to 7.5 tonne lift capability (depending on reach)

Mitsubishi Shogan Grabber Truck Hire NZ

The Mitsubishi is an 8 wheeled rigid truck with a grapple claw grabber that has a 9 metre reach. The claw is multi-use and can pick up almost anything from cars, scrap metal, house demolition waste to rocks and other large general waste.


  • 8 wheeler rigid truck
  • 9 metre reach claw
  • grapple claw grabber

Pilot Vehicle Hire

If your intended load will be over dimensions for safe road transportation, you will need the services of a pilot vehicle. This can be arranged easily with our partner company (Transport Engineering Specialist Services) when you book your truck rental in NZ. We have three Class 2 vehicles available and can offer a route survey prior to transportation, along with CB radio and hand-held devices if required for on-road communication. For peace of mind all pilot vehicles are the latest models for reliability. We are also a member of the Heavy Haulage Association of New Zealand.


There is a basic list of costs on our website: and a PDF you can download. For a comprehensive list or quote contact us with your requirements and we will give you a breakdown. We charge by the hour, with charges for a pilot vehicle starting at $55 per hour (not inclusive of GST) and our trucks at $140 per hour.


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