All your water blasting needs, including:

  • Exterior house cleans
  • Paths and Decks
  • Patios
  • Machinery
  • Dairy shed cleans
  • Spouting cleans
  • Handy man jobs

We are also experts in:

  • Roof moss/lichen treatment
  • Chimney sweeps – New Zealand Home Heating Association member
  • Certified for Test and tag – NZ3760 compliant

Australian Hardwood Timber Solutions.

We offer Cladding, Flooring, Decking, Posts/Beams, Landscaping Timbers and more…

Welcome to 73 Hire Rolleston where your time is everything.

Hours of operation – Monday through to Saturday 7.30am – 5.00pm. Public Holidays and Sundays to be arranged prior.

Les and Cath Barnett are the owners and operators of 73 Hire which started from their home in Springfield in January 2012. After moving to Darfield in 2013, we are now located also in Rolleston. You will find us on 790 Jones Rd, right on the corner of Jones and Hoskyns Roads, opposite Drummond and Etheridge (John Deere Tractors).

For us, it is all about your time. We understand that your time is important so we:

– offer a wide range of new and near plant and equipment for hire and rental.

– we keep our plant and equipment well maintained and serviced in good working order.

– ensure our plant and equipment is consistently reliable and we welcome feedback if issues occur.

– are located in two central and yet local locations being Darfield and Rolleston.

– are innovative, looking for smarter ways and machines to save time.

– endeavour to fit the right piece of equipment for the job being described.

– are flexible where we can help with collection and return of equipment.

Our range of products include log splittes, excavators (diggers), loaders, chippers, trailers, car transporters, chiller trailers, furniture trailers, tip trailers, concrete or cement mixers both petrol and electric, weedeaters, hedge trimmers, Vermeers, miniskid steer loaders, tractors with buckets, or graders, or mowers, rideon mowers and lawn mowers, pole saws, concrete saws, builders chainsaw, carpet cleaners, vacuum cleaners, carpet driers, dehuimidifiers, spit roasts, bbqs, water blasters, concrete breakers, jack hammers, concrete drills, dynadrtill, sabre saw, circula saw, mitre saw, generators, pumps, rotary hoes, rotary tillers, hole boringg machines, post hole borere, post hole rammer, warratah rammer, warratah puller, 4×4 all terrain scissor lifts, concrete slab electric scissor lifts, cherrypickers, scaffolding, drills, concrete drills, power tools, dethatcher, air compressor, heaters, braziers and chafing dishes.

We look forward to helping you on your next project.

Looking for a website for your Castle Hill holiday house?

I can put together a bright, responsive, modern website along with custom WordPress development that showcases your house to its full potential leaving you with as much control over your own content as you like.

I can register domain names on your behalf.

I can securely host your WordPress website at reasonable annual cost.

I can also provide high-quality photography of your holiday house to show it’s best side and attract quality guests.

I also manage the Castle Hill Holiday Homes website.

The Doug Log House Tawhai House No. 5 Olympus Porter’s Place Craigieburn Trails

Thomas Cloudesley has been crafting buildings for harsh rural conditions for many years.  His company Matterhorn Developments have designed a contemporary chalet, ideal for the Castle Hill environment.

From a beautifully detailed deck or pergola to a dream home, Thomas loves the problem solving and craftsmanship that make a build a big success.  Talk to him about your ideas.  You can expect down to earth advice, innovation and an eye for design.

We’ve rebranded Allwiredup!  Warrick Ferrier is still your experienced local Castle Hill Electrician!

Our Services:

  • Residential Electrical – new home wiring
  • General repairs & maintenance
  • Solar & generator installation
  • Home Automation & theatre
  • Commercial & industrial
  • Project Management
  • Security Systems
  • Agricultural

Snow Safety with Anna Keeling Guiding

Hands-on avalanche awareness and backcountry skills for skiers & boarders.

Chill Multi-Mountain Ski Passes

The Chill Pass allow you to ski at up to 12 ski areas across the South Island. The flexibility to ski in the Waitaki, Mackenzie, Canterbury, Kaikoura and Nelson Lakes Districts is what makes the Chill Pass truly New Zealand’s ultimate multi-mountain ski and snowboard pass. The Ski Areas on the Chill Pass are unique, offering uncrowded slopes, awesome terrain, affordable skiing, great alpine camaraderie and convenient mountain lodge accommodation. Our premium pass is the Chill12 Season Pass, allowing access up to 12 ski areas throughout the whole winter season.


  • Renovations & repairs
  • Cladding
  • Decks
  • Hard landscaping
  • Retaining walls
  • Spouting repairs
  • Small building jobs

Home Care

  • Cladding and deck maintenance – Coating & Staining
  • Lawn mowing – Long grass cutting
  • Gardening
  • Soft landscaping
  • Window cleaning
  • Housekeeping

Contact Mark Harry & Sue Staniland on 0272 40 77 12 or email

Wakefield Electrical are Master Electricians servicing Christchurch, Darfield & Castle Hill.

We are locals in the village and are well familiar with wiring new houses and doing repairs and upgrades on existing houses in Castle Hill and the Canterbury High Country.

Heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular to complement log fires in holiday homes.  They have the benefit of a remote control option over Wi-Fi.  To find out more about heat pumps, visit our website  

We can look after your project from design to consent and build. Working with a designer highly experienced in Castle Hill Village, we use natural, low toxin materials to build homes that are comfortable in the harsh Castle Hill environment. We’ll work closely with you to create a top quality sustainable, healthy and energy efficient home that’s good for your family and our planet. Minimal heating and cooling required, indoor humidity managed within the optimal zone without a need for mechanical ventilation. We are current registered master builders House of the Year award winners, our builders are our own staff, quality is assured.

Call us to arrange a free, no obligation consultation and find out more.

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