Commercial & Residential

Explore Our Recent Civil Construction Projects

Road side piping tunnel excavated below the main road

We’ve worked on a tonne of projects across New Zealand, from ongoing civil contracts, to development of land on behalf of owners and iwi, to installing driveways, retaining walls and farm tracks for Kiwi homeowners. See more below.

Commercial Projects

Digger excavating and a truck with workers constructing a supermarket carpark

Infrastructure subcontracting

South Island

We are engaged to handle all aspects of delivery of large infrastructure projects on behalf of the biggest operators including Fulton Hogan and Isaac.

Commercial piping underneath a main road running underneath for drainage

Ongoing road maintenance

Banks Peninsula

In this road maintenance subcontractor role of over five years and ongoing, we ensure the roads around Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula are kept in good order.

Excavated section beside a road showing retaining blocks of rocks in mesh wiring for foundations

Bulk Earthworks

South Island

Working with contractors of all sizes in various South Island locations including Christchurch and Dunedin, our bulk earthworks services enabled on time and on-budget project deliveries.

Section of a coastal road with the inlet and sea in the background and a gathering of people in the foreground

Coastal pathway upgrade


Apes Contracting contributed to this key upgrade which helps bring increased recreation and connection between the CBD and southeastern Christchurch: the coastal pathway project connects the suburbs of Ferrymead and Sumner.

Birds eye view of Dunedin centre city on a sunny day

City Centre Upgrade


As part of Dunedin’s ambitious makeover of George St and the city’s retail centre, Apes Contracting delivered an array of subcontracting services for the project’s major contractor.

Birds eye view of a section of the Kaikoura State highway road beside the ocean

Major highway closure

South Island

Working to a critical deadline during the festive season of 2022, we successfully completed a closure of sections of SH6.

Residential Projects

Hill excavations

Working on the steep and challenging landscapes in Christchurch and across the South Island, we have delivered safe and efficient excavation services for homes of all sizes.

Farm tracks & roading for rural landowners

We have built driveways, farm tracks and other infrastructure for farmers and other rural homeowners.

Iwi land development and maintenance

We help local iwi organisations develop and maintain their land assets with a variety of services, from landscaping to demolition and paving.

Demolition & Excavations

Using our machinery ranging in size from 2 - 20 tonne, we perform demolition and earthworks for our residential builder partners.