Excavation Services

A1 Diggers is a trusted name in excavation contractors in Christchurch and the Canterbury Region.


The A1 Diggers excavation team are experienced & professional, with over 20 years collective experience in the industry. As a locally owned Christchurch excavation business, you can expect nothing but the highest quality service.


Our Christchurch based excavation business offers a wide range of services. We service Christchurch City and the greater Canterbury region including North Canterbury (Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend, Pegasus, Oxford), Selwyn District (Rolleston, Prebbleton, Lincoln, West Melton, Kirwee & Darfield) and Ashburton District.

Our excavation team include Christchurch City Council authorised drainlayers (for civil drainage).

Residential Excavation

The A1 Diggers team are experienced can help with all your residential excavation needs.


If you are thinking about putting in a new driveway, need a house foundation excavation or need any other kind of earthworks, contact A1 Diggers today.


We can provide for all your excavation and earthmoving needs at competitive prices.


Our residential excavation services include:


  • General site works

  • Driveway excavation and preparation

  • House foundation excavation

  • Demolition

Commercial Excavation

If you are looking for a professional and experienced excavation business in Christchurch to help with your construction project, A1 Diggers is the excavation contractor for you.


Our team are highly skilled and strive to ensure your project is completed on time and within budget, while maintaining the highest standard of work.


You can be sure you are getting a competitive price, as we offer a free onsite or off plan quoting service within Christchurch and the wider Canterbury Region.


Our commercial excavation services include:

General site works

  • Car park excavation and preparation

  • Site clearance

  • Foundation excavation for commercial buildings

  • Demolition

  • Civil drainage (Christchurch City Authorised)

Farm & Lifestyle Excavation

A1 Diggers are experts in farm and lifestyle excavations.


We are a proudly owned Christchurch excavation business, so no matter where you are in the Canterbury Region, we can help.


If you are looking to complete your farm or lifestyle project efficiently and to the highest standard, A1 Diggers is the right excavation contractors for you!


Our farm and lifestyle excavation services include:


  • General farm maintenance

  • Dairy tracks

  • Irrigation and drainage

  • Trenching

  • Track and maintenance work

  • Tree stump removal

Our Equipment

A1 Diggers have a fleet of modern equipment including a range of diggers and truck & trailer units. Our operators are professional, experienced and Construct Safe approved.


As a locally owned Christchurch excavation business, we can transport our equipment almost anywhere in the Canterbury Region. So no matter where you are based, A1 Diggers are the excavation contractors for you!

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