Excavator Operator Competitions 2023-2024
Since 1994, Kiwi excavator operators have been competing in the annual Civil Contractors New Zealand National Excavator Operator Competition, an event still going strong. In the national event, the champions of CCNZ’s Regional Excavator Operator Competitions (REOCs) compete in March each year at the Central District Field Days in Feilding.
CCNZ congratulates all the finalists from the 2022-23 National Excavator Operator Competition, which was held from 16-18 March at Central Districts Fieldays. The competition winner was Defending Champion Troy Calteaux of Andrew Haulage 2011 Ltd in Otago. Read about the results>>
Sponsorships available for 2023-24. If your company is interested in getting involved in the next round of regional and national events and exposing your brand across the country for the 2023/24 season of Excavator Operator Competitions, please contact the CCNZ Membership and Events Manager for more info.
|Competition Dates 2023-2024
|Waikato and Bay of Plenty - National Fieldays, Hamilton
|16-17 June 2023
|Hawke's Bay East Coast - Marine Parade, Napier
||7 October 2023
|Canterbury Westland - Road Metals Quarry
||14 October 2023
|Taranaki - WITT Infrastructure Training Park
||18 November 2023
|Nelson Marlborough - Nelson A&P Show
||25 November 2023
|Northland - Whangarei A&P Show
||2 December 2023
|Otago - Taieri A&P Show
||27 January 2024
|Southland - Southern Field Days
||14 - 16 February 2024
|Auckland - Franklin A&P Show
||17 - 18 February 2024
|Wellington Wairarapa - Brewtown, Upper Hutt
|24 February 2024
||2 March 2024
|National Finals - Central District Field Days, Feilding
||14 - 16 March 2024
Thankyou to our 2023-2024 event sponsors:
07:00 AM Sat, 27 Jan 2024
Taieri A&P Show
Otago-Taieri A & P Showgrounds
If you are a multi-skilled excavator operator, then this is the competition for you! The winner will not only take out the title of best operator in the Otago area, but they will also represent their region at the National final with all expenses paid!
07:00 AM Wed, 14 Feb 2024
Southern Field Days
There are amazingly skilled excavator operators in the Southland region, could you be the next winner of this prestigious title? The winner will also represent their region at the National Finals, with all travel expenses paid :)
09:00 AM Sat, 17 Feb 2024
Franklin A&P Show
58 Station Road, Pukekohe
Are you Auckland's best multi-skilled excavator operator? Is there someone in your business who is a whizz on an excavator?
Enter the Auckland Region Excavator Operator Competition being held 17 - 18 February 2024 at the Franklin A&P Show in Pukekohe.
07:00 AM Thu, 14 Mar 2024
Central Districts Field Days
59 South Street
The annual National Excavator Operator Competition will be held at Central Districts Field Days in Feilding from 14-16 March 2024.