2017 New Year

Happy 2017 – We’re Back!

Welcome to twenty-seventeen!! A short break for Christmas, enjoying the sun where we could, we’re now back on board! 2017 is a promising year for Pronto Hire, with many improvements and new machines to join our fleet.  Construction is abuzz in Auckland, so we’ll join the surge of busy bees helping to play our part! […]

Pronto Hire Summer Christmas Hours

Summer Holiday Hours

It’s that time of the year again (where did time go?!) – 2016 has come to an end! Time to take off our hi-vis and helmets, and head to the beach. We will be closed for the statutory holidays, and the week in between (from 24th Dec – 3rd Jan). But we’ve got you covered […]

Puhoi to Warkworth Motorway

It’s all go for Pūhoi to Warkworth Motorway

NZTA announced today that construction would begin this year on the long-awaited Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway!  Finally we come a step closer to connecting Northland and the upper North Island – a key transport link. It is estimated that the motorway build will take 5 years, opening to the public in the year 2022. Many […]

Auckland City Lights Pronto Hire

Green Light for the Unitary Plan!

The Auckland Council’s new planning rulebook, or Unitary Plan, has been passed by councillors this afternoon!   The plan allows for intensification on a scale the city has never seen and opened up more rural land for houses. It will decide where and how Aucklanders will live, work and play for the next 30 years. […]

Sunrise Construction Site Pronto Hire

We’re Here for our Locals!

Pronto Hire is excited to support a local contractor with *FREE* machines for their upcoming operator training program. Two Hydrema dumpers and a brand new Kubota U55 digger are headed for the training site today. We wish them the best of luck with their qualifications.   We have worked alongside a number of training agencies […]

Residential Construction Auckland Pronto Hire

Auckland Unitary Plan; Its Arrived

The future of Auckland has been revealed. At 1:30pm this afternoon, the Auckland Council released the new proposed Unitary Plan, which recommends more urban sprawl and greater intensification. From removed residential density controls, to increased terraced housing and apartments, to significantly more growth in the outskirts – Auckland is in for some big changes. And […]

Housing Development Auckland Pronto Hire

Get Your Runners On – There’s Even More Ahead

It’s no surprise that there is talk of an “Auckland-driven $37billion construction boom ahead”. Hands up those who want to be a part of it! As for those who speculate a burst in the housing bubble, it doesn’t appear to be very soon. Spend a couple of hours in the construction hives of Auckland and […]

Pronto Hire Auckland Construction Cranes

Our Skyline: more Cranes than Planes

Well, that headline isn’t verified, but Auckland is definitely seeing more cranes in the sky than ever before. There are 47 cranes throughout Auckland city currently, a sign that the construction boom is not set to slow down in the near future. Cranes not only in the Auckland centre, but also scattered on various construction […]

Tools Mechanic Pronto Hire

We’ve Got You Covered – Service Technician

Pronto Hire takes great pride in maintaining our equipment at a high standard, (which also includes servicing the machines at regular intervals). Nobody likes breakdowns and down-time on the job. Down-time – that horrible obstacle you can almost guarantee with older or poorly-maintained equipment. Our machines are kept at a standard so this won’t happen […]

Pronto Hire Easter Break

Easter Weekend Trading Hours

To all our valued customers; Pronto Hire will be closed from Friday 25th through to Monday 28th March, for Easter weekend. We will be open again for business at 7.00am on Tuesday 29th March 2016. Our friendly after-hours staff will be available via phone for urgent hire enquiries during this period; please call 0800 77 66 […]