Brought to you by Civil Contractors NZ (Waikato Branch) the Excavator Competition is a test of skill and precision. Operators will take on the challenging course in the Heavy Equipment Area.

National Excavator Competition

The Waikato regional event of the National Excavator Competition gets underway from 8.30am with practical and theory components. Competition continues on Saturday and the winner of the Waikato regional heat will be announced around 3pm, receiving a prize package of approximately $2000 in cash and prizes, plus an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the National Excavator Competition finals in March.

Doug the Digger

There’s something for the kiddies at the Excavator Area too with Doug the Digger giving kids a fun opportunity to experience a mini excavator operating in a safe environment. Gold coin donations will be collected for Child Cancer Foundation.