Bison Equipment is the sales division of Hire Direct Ltd

We import equipment globally and offer a comprehensive selection of used earth moving machinery, trucks, attachments, and excavators for sale. We have established a reputation as suppliers of quality, low hour, well presented machinery, mainly dealing in trusted Japanese brands like Hitachi, CAT, Kobelco etc.  With over 30 years of experience in and around excavators and machinery, we can offer sound advice with confidence, assisting you with your next machinery investment.

All our machinery is serviced and workshop checked before sale to ensure the product you buy is of the highest quality. We can also advise our customer on the appropriate specification or model type depending on their requirements. 

Bison Equipment supplies a large range of excavators for sale in New Zealand that are suitable for a variety of construction projects.

We only source from reliable manufacturers to ensure we supply the latest in design, reliability, and technology. Our trusted manufacturers include CAT, Kubota, Kobelco, Yanmar, Komatsu and Hitachi - offering loaders to diggers for sale throughout NZ. 

We have built a strong reputation as a trusted supplier of machinery throughout New Zealand, with a strong following of repeat customers. 

Through excellent customer care, we build a trustworthy relationship with each customer to ensure they get the service they deserve. 


We specialize in fitting up machines to clients specific requirements, and can provide the following services in-house:

  • Fitting of Attachments - the way  you want it. - Tilt buckets, quickhitches, thumbs etc, fitted to your spec, including any piping, valves, pedals or painting required.
  • ROPS Cabs and Forestry Guarding Packages - OSH-compliant guarding for all types of excavators and machinery.
  • Equipment Finance Available - Save on interest by arranging your finance through Bison! Enquire for options here...
  • Nationwide Delivery - Competitive, nationwide transport service - to your location, with our network of freight providers. 

So whether you are looking for machines to buy, or wanting to offload excess plant, ask the friendly team at Bison Equipment, and we will take care of your requirements. 


Can't find it here?  

We have new stock and trades frequently coming available. .
We also offer a ‘Buy to Order’ service, and on request can source specialized or hard to find equipment on indent.