Bulk Earthworks

Wilson Contractors have the plant and experience to take on any sized earthworks project, from initiation through to completion, on projects of international significance to projects including your driveway.

We are also well versed in numerous other earthwork projects such as; subdivisions, residential house sites, walking tracks and industrial developments, including working for the Queenstown Airport Corporation.


Wilson Contractors have experience in all aspects of road construction from constructing your local footpaths and driveways to constructing highways. We are able to complete any roading project from green field developments to maintenance overlays, widening, reshaping, and foam bitumen stabilization upgrades. Wilson Contractors are also able to carry out all of your kerbing and surfacing requirements.

Our roading supervisors have over 30 years of local experience and no project is too large, too small or too complex for our team to undertake.


Wilson Contractors offer a comprehensive service covering the full range of utility installations. This includes laying and commissioning of storm water, wastewater and water reticulation and the underground infrastructure required for power, telecommunications and gas.

Our work has been carried out for various clients including District Councils and large private developers. Our drain layers are registered and have extensive knowledge of commercial and residential drainage and can offer our clients technical consultation with drainage design and project management.

GPS Technology

Wilson Contractors has the latest in GPS machine control technology which can be utilised in both bulk earthworks and civil road construction. Designs are produced in a format that can be efficiently exported into machine control, onsite works are completed efficiently and to high accuracy with as-builts and site measures being mapped as the work progresses, ensuring accurate and up to date records and quantities are available at all times.


Standout, blue-chip subdivisions such as Jacks Point, Wyuna Preserve, Millbrook, Linksgate, Bullendale and Woodlands have helped consolidate the firm as one of the leaders in its broad but encompassing field; earthworks, infrastructure, utilities, roading, building platforms and landscaping.

Commercial & Residential

Wilson Contractors have the skills and expertise to work with builders and sub contractors on any residential and commercial building site.

Our range of smaller plant, including 1.5 through to 5 tonne excavators, track crawlers and 3 tonne loaders back up and finish off the more detailed work that our larger plant can start.

Wilsons are fully qualified and experienced at rock blasting and are able to drill, blast and remove rock from practically any construction site.

Cycle & Walking Tracks

Wilson Contractors have been awarded and have completed several high profile cycle and walking tracks for Department of Conservation, Local government, Private developers and Charitable trusts.

We have the plant and expertise to complete total track construction including tree felling, clearing vegetation, drainage improvements, water-tabling, rock blasting, culvert installation and surfacing with both imported and onsite gravels. In order to efficiently spread gravel, we have our own purpose built bottom dump trailers, track crawlers, 5 ton trucks, loaders or even by helicopter if necessary.

Directional Drilling

Wilson Contractors operates two Astec directional drill units. They both have their own drilling fluid support trucks. One drill is capable of drilling up to 120m whilst the other can reach a distance of 60m. Both drill heads can be guided and tracked both horizontally and vertically. Wilson Contractors have experienced operators and have completed numerous numerous trenchless projects including watermains, sewermains, power ducts and telecom ducts.

We also run a hydro excavation unit for non destructive location of services. The vacuum unit is also used for carting away the surplus drilling fluid from site.

Farm Site Works

Wilsons have an in-depth knowledge of the farming industry and have experience working on many stations within the Wakatipu Basin conducting a variety of tasks, including; air strips, hay and wool cartage, lane construction and maintenance, graveling farm tracks, culverts, effluent ponds, water schemes and construction of water storage ponds.


Our Kingston quarries produce an exciting shist building stone. From a base colour of almost khaki through to warm browns, dark greys and quartz lined stones, Kingston stone blends in beautifully with natural settings, its more traditional rustic form can provide a stunning textural contrast when used with contemporary materials and design.

Our Quarries also produce all grades of gravel suitable for roading, drainage, building and landscaping.