Hale Manufacturing

Custom built vehicle solutions

Hale can build your truck body, fitout tradesmen vans and mobility vehicles. We design and build to your specifications including paint scheme or branding.

About

Hale Christchurch '97 Ltd is a locally owned and operated business with loyal and dedicated staff. Our Coachbuilders and Spraypainters are all experienced, fully qualified tradesmen. We have a modern workshop that includes a purpose build spraybooth. Being in one location allows us to monitor all jobs to ensure our high standard is always met.

Hale design and build to specific customer requirements, whether it be Curtainsiders, Aluminium Furniture Truck Bodies or Insulated Truck Bodies.

Hale undertake fitouts and refurbishments of vans and buses. We are able to supply seating, interior trim work and do exterior spraypaining. Hale are the New Zealand Agent for BraunAbility Wheelchair Lifts and Q'Straint Wheelchair Securement Systems. We have the facilities to supply and fit to various vans and suitable vehicles.

Vehicle solutions

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Curtainsider Bodies

Curtainsider Bodies

Curtainsider, Flexisider and Slide-a-Side styles can be built to any specification. We recommend the use of Structurflex Curtains and Hardware.

The bodies we manufacture are durable and built to last with a strong steel chassis, Trans-Tex ply flooring, certified tie rails and are painted on site.

We use a one-piece aluminium roof sheet that is attached to a combined curtain-pelmet track. Sliding centre poles can be fitted that attach to a single track inside the roof section. The front wall can have a fibreglass sheet for strength and water tightness.

The advantages of using a Curtainside style body include giving you a moving advertising platform, maximizes load space, durable and strong, makes loading and unloading freight easier.

Options for Roller Doors include Robinson Roller Doors and Whiting Sectional Doors. Options for Tail Lifts include Zepro and Anteo. These can be fitted to the rear and used as a combination rear door and raising platform. We can also incorporate container style doors.

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Chiller/Freezer Bodies

Chiller/Freezer Bodies

Chiller or Freezer style body trucks can be built to any specification. The body can be made from Bondor Iso Panels or Glass Reinforced Plastic Sides. We can also arrange to have a Thermo King or Carrier Chiller Unit fitted on site while the body is being built.

We can accommodate for split units by supplying a Chilly Bun to separate the different compartments. Ancra Series wall track can be fitted for load restraint. Internal lighting switched from within the cab can be fitted. A variety of floor finishes can be applied. All subframes are built to be durable and strong. Doors can be installed anywhere on the body sides with container style locks or recessed locking types.

Options for Roller Doors include Robinson Roller Doors and Whiting Sectional Doors. Options for Tail Lifts include Zepro and Anteo. These can be fitted to the rear and used as a combination rear door and raising platform. We can also incorporate container style doors.

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Huron Bodies

Huron Bodies

Lightweight aluminium style boxed bodies can be built to any specification. A Luton can be fitted if required. The body is made from ribbed aluminium sheets that can be easily changed if damaged. The interior of the body can have tie rails, battens and lighting configuration’s that are switched from within the cab.

The roof is made from one-piece of sheet to eliminate joins. We can fit F Series tracking and recessed tie downs to the body or floor. Floors are made from Trans-Tex ply. Doors can be installed to the sides and a tail lift or roller style doors can be fitted to the rear. Bodies can be painted any colour. We can build bodies with panels on one side and a Structurflex curtain on the other. We build horse floats that can be configured to any size and carrying capacity.

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Flat Deck Bodies

Flat Deck Bodies

Hale build strong durable decks with Trans-Tex ply, steel, pine or hardwood shiplap timber to any specification. Tie rails are certified with a strong and reliable subframe that will last for years. Decks can be fitted with cabinets that incorporate Robinson Roller Doors, container doors or drop down sides.

We also manufacture Traffic Management Trucks, Level 1 and 3. Your input to the building process is valuable to help with the Health and Safety of your staff. The Fall Arrest System is fully certified for piece of mind. We work closely with industry insiders to give us the most updated regulations in this ever-changing environment. We build to suit and try to make the build process as easy as possible.

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Truck Refurbishments

Truck Refurbishments

Hale Ltd can repaint, repanel or remove your body from an old chassis and fit onto a new chassis. We can increse the box body height to maximum so you have more freight capacity. Reglassing of freezer/chiller body floors or damage to fibreglass bodies can be done. We can remove, supply and fit new door seals.

We can fit Ringfeeders to existing and new body builds that incorporate the tail lift into the ringfeeder. All work is certified to the latest industry standards.

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Wheelchair Lifts

Hale Mobility

Modifying Vans for Disabled People

Hale are the New Zealand agent for BraunAbility Millennium Series Lifts and Q'Straint Wheelchair Securement Systems. These are true workhorses and are designed to fit a variety of van applications.

We provide custom fitouts for business and personal use. Hale works with Occupational Health Experts and most importantly, you our Client. Our mobility fitouts meet all NZ safety requirements.

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Passenger Van Fitouts

Hale Seating

Passenger Van Fitouts

Hale offer a variety of seating options to suit your requiremennts. Whether it be luxury or budget, private or commercial, tourism, taxi or worker fitouts.

We can also modify a factory minibus to comply with PSV or COF regulations. Options available include carpet, LED strip lighting, extended ducted air confitioning, and a rear bulkhead to accommodate rear cargo storage.

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Passenger Van Fitouts

Hale Storage

Commercial Van Fitouts

Hale offers customised fitouts for you and your team. Our fitouts are fully completed within our workshop, and can include storage space, solid bulkheads with a window or cargo barriers for everyones safety. Options include lighting, shelving, towbars or a power invertor to suit your individual requirements.

Hale provide complete safe storage solutions for parts, equipment and tools in trade vans. We cater for individuals, as well as companies with vehicle fleets. Driver safety can be enhanced with fitting of cargo barriers, shelving for equipment or parts, and roof racks to carry ladders or piping. Trade Vehicles have custom shelving and plywood false flooring with slide out drawers. Roof vents and ladder racks are our specialty.

We can custom make mesh cargo barriers that will enhance the safety requirements to keep the driver and passengers safe from loose objects stored in the van's rear. A solid barrier with an internal window is an option.

Hale supplies Rhino Racks ladder racks, bars and accessories. These are lightweight but strong and come in various styles for specific vehicles. We can provide full modular storage shelving systems for parts and equipment. Gas bottle holders, sliding vice mounts, tool trays are also available for fitting. We have a wide range of accessories that can be fitted including internal and external lighting including beacons, worklights and extra internal lighting. Roof vents can be fitted to extract any dangerous fumes sitting in the van's rear. Tail lifts and tow bars can also be fitted upon request.

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Phone: 03 342 6211

Fax: 03 342 3511

97 Buchanans Rd, Hornby, Christchurch 8042

PO Box 11051, Sockburn, Christchurch 8443