A1 Building Movers Ltd has over 40 years experience in the trade of house removal.


Based in the sunny Hawke’s Bay region, A1 Building Movers have over 30 years experience in the house moving trade. The team at A1 Building Movers will help move anything from boats, garages, steel frames and batches, to cottages, houses of all shapes and sizes, as well as classrooms for schools.

A1 Building Movers can handle all your complex building removal challenges. So, should you have a complicated project such as lifting of a house to add a new basement, repiling or adding new piles, A1 Building Movers can assist. A1 Building Movers have the experience and know-how to take on the most complex building removals.

Reliable house movers

With over 30 years experience, you can be rest assured that we will provide you with the right advice you require for your Building Removal. House removals is the core of our business and we are your local experts. 

We service most Central North Island Areas

A1 Building Movers are Class 1 load pilot certified, meaning we are able to move ‘Over Dimensions’ loads wherever you may require. Servicing Hawkes Bay, Gisborne, Waikato and Wairarapa, we are your cost effective partner when considering moving your house or building.
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Reliable equipment

A1 Building Movers use top of the line hydraulic jacks when lifting buildings which provides for a smoother operation and more care for your building. We have a four axle steering trailer for moving wide and long loads in most cases. If a building is too high to transport , that’s no problem either as our team can lower the roof and erect it again once at the new site.


Dave has a reputation of being the guy who will tackle the 'too hard basket' jobs without fuss and make them look easy. Before using Dave I had heard this from multiple people within his industry.

Dave and his crew did a flawless job moving my house. I look forward to working with Dave and his crew again. 

Toby Tait-Jamieson

Dear Dave and A1 House Movers team, I wanted to write to you and thank you for all you did in managing our house move to Mahia.

Dave you were great to deal with and our builder thinks you are the best house movers around! We are thrilled with your work and wanted to write a personal thank you.

All the best to you all, Annette, Greg, Daniel and Holly Brosnan.

We have used the services of Dave and his team from A1 Building movers recently to move several Lockwood homes as a turnkey operation. One move in particular was very complicated, with a large, long and high load which Dave was able to move in 2 loads instead of at least 3, thus saving us time and money.

The moves were executed professionally and punctually at a reasonable cost. Dave and his team are hard working and do not let up until the job is completed. A real "can-do" attitude. I would confidently recommend Dave and his crew, with their passion and expertise, to anyone wishing to move a house.

Yours Sincerely

Roger Allsopp
Waikato Regional Manager | PHONE 07 347 7691

I just want to thank you for your energy, commitment, experience and eye for detail that you and your team displayed when re leveling our family home.

While not necessarily challenging, there was a constant stream of unexpected issues that popped up (documentation discrepancies and geotechnical variations). This was complicated by the fact that you were working in Christchurch - a long way from home. Thank you for keeping the project moving.

All the best