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Kurt Malham (Director) / operator – has an extensive and experienced background. He is NZQA qualified 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 to discuss your job and see how we can help.


We’re locals too! We have used 99% local businesses, in building ours – from the complete crane truck build, Insurance, website design, sign writing to NZQA training & qualifications in cranes & rigging from the industry’s top assessor – all right here in Nelson / Tasman.

Tasman born & bred – Kurt knows the Topography of our region, making site visits and job analysis easy.

Kurt and wife Anne with their 3 children, are all avid mountain bikers, love being active in the great outdoors and are proud to call Nelson / Tasman home.

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The Leva Mini Cranes rig is a custom built, 79 series Toyota landcruiser 4×4 truck. It has the capability to lift and manoeuvre your project in tight access places, quickly, safely and cost effectively with ease.

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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