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With a full range of excavators  ranging in size from 1.8 tonne – 12 tonne, loaders, rollers, truck and trailers, Shearings are well placed for all your Christchurch earthmoving works.

Our experienced team specialises in all excavations work on both the flat and all hill sites. Services offered include; car parks, driveways, tennis courts, commercial and domestic foundations, floor preparations, section clearing, civil works, retaining walls, rock breaking. We are suppliers of all roading materials, hardfill, sand and soil.

Shearings are the market leaders in driveway and paving construction for both the residential driveways and commercial markets.  We specialise in all finishes including asphalt, plain concrete, textured concrete, coloured concrete, stamped concrete,  or exposed aggregate concrete. All our driveways and paving are constructed from high-quality materials and finished to exceptionally high standards by our experienced and friendly team.

Christchurch Drain layers

If you’re in Canterbury area and need a Solution to your Drainage issues please contact us now for a prompt fix. We provide both Residential and Commercial Drainage services, which includes fixing blocked drains and General Repairs. As well as new installations.

Drain laying

We offer free no obligation quotes and advice via an ex Christchurch City Council Drainage Inspector employed at Shearings.  All your installation and advice are guaranteed to comply with the current building codes.

As Certified drain layers, we have over 60 years combined Residential, Commercial drainage and Civil drainage experience.

Residential & Commercial Drain laying

For all new Residential Drain laying services, maintenance and alterations of any size. We offer full commercial drainage services including New subdivisions, retention tanks, detention tanks and grease traps and interceptors.  Contact us today for your requirements.

Drainage Inspections

As part of our residential drainage services and commercial drainage services, we offer drain inspections using specialist camera equipment.  This allows us to determine what’s causing the problem before digging up your ground – it’s a useful tool that could save you a lot of money.

About Shearing’s

RA Shearing Contractors Limited was formed by Bob Shearing and Graeme Marshall in 1976 as a company specialising in concrete paving.  Our pavement works have earned us the established and reputed name in the driveway business in Canterbury.

In recent years the company has become one of Christchurch’s leading contracting businesses specialising in earthmoving,  drainage, site works, driveways and swimming pool construction.


5 good reasons to choose Shearing’s for your next project :

  • Contractor with more than  40 years of experience
  • Friendly and professional team provides exceptional customer service
  • Thousands of projects and happy customers
  • Wide range of modern machinery to undertake both large and small projects
  • Award winning Christchurch-based contracting company

Shearing’s services

Our services:

  • Earthmoving and Civil work
  • Drainlaying ( residential and commercial )
  • Driveways and Paving work
  • Swimming Pools

The Shearing family is heavily involved in the community and we really value their heart for people. Through an excellent company that has stood the test of time, we are excited to have approved a business with a variety of options for your needs. We look for companies that are already showing generosity and knowing the impacting work that the Shearing family does in the community, we were stoked to work alongside them.