Meet the residential, commercial and community earthworks experts

At Fotheringhame Contractors Katikati, we specialise in small to large earthmoving, transport and engineering projects. Our experienced team members bring many and varied skills to the job, including earthmoving, drainage, transport and cartage, as well as specialist engineering.

We take the time to get to know you and really understand your challenge. Whether we’re removing a tree on your property or taking care of earthworks for your large-scale subdivision, we partner with you every step of the way.

Our Projects


No matter the size, we’re the earthmoving contractors and transport team who can do the job

Whether yours is a small job like pallet cartage, or driveway repairs, or a large one like civil subdivisions, we have the experience and manpower to get the job done.

We take care of earthworks for the Rural residential, Local, and Community sectors

Earthmoving services that meet any challenge

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Meet the drainage experts

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Why us?

Fotheringhame Contractors has been a part of the Katikati Community for 30 years, and as such we pride ourselves in our community involvement and reputation. We continue to build that reputation by ensuring customer satisfaction across everything we do.

Our Team

Tom Fotheringhame


Tom has 18 years or earth moving and civil experience in New Zealand and Australia, and has been running Fotheringhame Contractors since 2012. Tom takes great pride in the work we have completed for the community in the Bay of Plenty and Hauraki.

Dan Schuster

Project Manager

With 20 years experience in extensive civil works, Dan is our key project manager. Dan transitioned from machine operator in 2016, yet still enjoys the opportunity to jump on machines as required.

James Cousins

Fleet Manager/Transport Dispatch

13 years of experience as a heavy vehicle driver and manager, James oversees our extensive fleet of vehicles and will ensure your supplies are delivered on time.