Small Truck with Lifter Hire

We rent a wide range of vehicles short or long term.
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Small Truck with Lifter

Our small trucks are late model, well maintained and Ideal for a 1 bedroom flat move, moving freight, picking up extra furniture and much more. The smallest of our trucks have between 9 to 12 cubic metres cargo space with average internal cargo dimensions of 3.16m long, 1.94 high, 1.70 wide. Most trucks will sit 3 passengers and are simple to drive with no special license required to hire. This truck also has the option of an automatic transmission and a tail lifter which makes moving heavy items such as whiteware a walk in the park.

Transmission Automatic
Rooms Average 1 Bedroom Home
Fuel + KMs Diesel
Storage Capacity 3.1 x 1.9 x 1.7
Load Capacity 1600-2000kg
Lift Capacity 600kg
Cargo Space 9 – 12m³
License Required Class 1 License

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Handy requires a full valid NZ, International or approved overseas driver’s licence to rent a vehicle. A full Car Drivers Licence is all that is required for most Handy vehicles

Driving a truck is different from driving a car. Please see  Ensuring a Safe Trip for safety tips you should follow.

Yes. Most of our fleet is automatic.

21 years.

In the unlikely event you encounter an emergency, you can call for 24 Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance.

Simply call us in advance and we’ll make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Insurance Options

Standard insurance is included in the cost of the hire. Vehicles are covered by full comprehensive insurance with an excess payable. This excess may be reduced with an additional payment.

$3000 EXCESS


No protection against any accidental damage to Handy Rental Vehicle and third party irrespective of fault.



Coverage for ANY accidental damage to the Handy Rentals Vehicle and third party (excluding collision with an overhead object).



Coverage for ANY accidental damage to the Handy Rentals Vehicle and third party (excluding collision with an overhead object).

Helping Kiwis Move across New Zealand Since 1989!

Thousands of Kiwis have been driving Handy Rentals for over 30 years. We believe good old fashioned service with good quality, clean and tidy vehicles keeps our customers coming back year after year. In fact, 100% of our customers independently surveyed rate us as either excellent or outstanding, a fact we’re pretty chuffed about.