Our History 

1953

 Ron Taggart started Ron Taggart Contractors. Started with a flat deck that you had to shovel off the material. He soon grew tire of that bought a top deck truck and built a homemade loader for the front of a tractor    

1976

We moved from our Preston's Road to a current yard at 30 Belfast Road 

1978

  • We changed our name from Ron Taggart Contractors to Taggart Earthmoving Limited.

  •  We started work on the Amuri Irrigation Scheme. This was a huge project which we finished eight years later in 1986.

1990

We open our Rangiora branch were started our Quarry and Landscape Supplies divisions 

2003

We celebrated 50 Years in business

2007

We spent 10 months at Oceana Gold - Macrae's Mine in East Otago where we put a lift on the tailing dam. 

2015

We bought Canterbury Drainage Services. 

2010

The first Christchurch Earthquake hit the city. We became more involved with demolition and rebuild of the city. 

2017

  • We rebranded, which brought all on divisions together.

  • We won the CCNZ Environmental Award with our effort to help the native birds on the Ashley River.  

2018

  • We won the CCNZ Most Progressive Company Award as well as the Environmental Award.  

 

  • We bought Trio Excavators which helps us expanded our Water and Services division.  

2019

We won the NZDAA Best Demolition Project under $1M for our work on the Christchurch District Health Board's Diabetes Building.

2020

We are the first company in the world to achieve Eco Label's Construction and Demolition Waste Management accreditation. 

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© Taggart Earthmoving Ltd

Belfast 

30 Belfast Road

Belfast, Christchurch

P. (03) 323 7085

E. taggart@taggart.net.nz

Rangiora

1 Cones Road

Rangiora

P. (03) 313 4585

E. rangiora@taggart.net.nz