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Kurt Malham (Director) has an extensive and experienced background. NZQA Qualified for over 25 years in heavy machinery operation and health & safety. His life experience includes working in the Forestry industry, in the construction sector and was a past member of the NZ Police.

Leva Mini Cranes are a fully insured operation with a robust health & safety plan for every job. Kurt holds NZQA Unit Standards 30072 – Demonstrate & apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely, and Unit Standards 16617 – Use a truck loader crane & lift & place loads.

Kurt is fully committed to safety, respect of people and their properties and he’s easy to talk too. Give him a call and see if we can help you, get an estimate and go!


We’re Locals too! We have used 99% local businesses, in starting up our business – from the complete crane truck build, Insurance, website design, sign writing and accounting, to ongoing NZQA training & qualifications in cranes & rigging from the industry’s top assessor – all right here in Nelson / Tasman.

Kurt with his wife; Anne and their 3 children, are all keen mountain bikers, love the outdoors and are proud to call Nelson / Tasman home.

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The Leva Mini Cranes truck is a specially designed truck, made right here in Nelson. It has the capability to shift, lift, maneuver your project in tight spots.

We use a fully compliant, locally engineered, Toyota Landcruiser 4×4 Crane truck. This Crane truck has the ability to lift up to 2200kg at a 1.6 metre reach, right through to a 355kg lift at 6.7 metre reach.

The Leva Mini Cranes truck is fitted with four stabiliser legs for full security of your load. Remotely operated, ensuring safety and care.

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