• Custom built solutions for any situation

    We specialise in fitting out vehicles for the power, tree maintenance, contracting and roading sectors.

Custom Builds

OTEL specializes in custom building vehicle bodies for a market constantly changing and demanding market to maximise your investment.


OTEL has spent years in the structural industry supplying beams for private contractors.


OTEL are NZ agents for Altec products ranging from aerials, cranes, digger derricks & wood chippers & many more products servicing the Power Line &Vegetation industries

Specialised Transport Engineering Providers

Specialised Transport Engineering Providers

OTEL (Onehunga Transport Engineering) is a specialist truck body and trailer manufacturer based in Auckland, NZ. We are the market leader for supplying vehicles into the Power Distribution, Tree Maintenance, Crane, Contracting & Infrastructure and Service cartage vehicles.

We have built a reputation in the transport industry for customising, improving current design, client interaction from proposal through to build and delivery, to maximise final body configuration to exceed our client's requirements.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "We recently engaged in the services of OTEL for the purposes of building a specialist vegetation EWP. We chose OTEL not only because they have done previous builds for us. But the price and service needs were meet right from the get go. They are easy to deal with and know what they are talking about. We look forward to continuing a ongoing working relationship with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them for any projects you may have coming up."


    Mike Hawker
    Vegetation Supervisor
    Waipa Networks/ Waikato Tree Services

  • "Over the past two years we have been using OTEL to build a number of our specialized traffic management trucks. The team at OTEL have consulted us on every aspect of our requirements and have always delivered on time. Not only is their workmanship of a high standard but their technical knowledge has led to our ideas being improved with simple solutions that add to the functionality and practicality of our vehicles."


    Rau Tangiiti
    Independent Traffic Control

  • "Over the past 5 years OTEL have built some 20 truck bodies for us, all with the same consistent quality and finish. Their strong commitment to work with us to find solutions to our specific specification requirements is important to us. Always within budget and on time, despite our frequent short notice of a new build requirement."


    Darrell Merrie
    Fleet Coordinator


Why choose OTEL?

OTEL (Onehunga Transport Engineering Limited) is well known for its high quality customised truck builds. We also offer repairs and maintenance on trucks and trailers and a variety of general engineering services.

We offer a range of services and capabilities, from building various body types for the power and transport industry to general engineering requirements through to providing structural beams for the building industry and various modifications for transport vehicles. A full range of certification for legal and road transport requirements is also provided in-house.

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OTEL have been the exclusive Altec agents since 2006, supplying product and support to cater for the wide range of Altec products in the NZ and Pacific region.

Altec equipment and accessories have been the world market leaders for supplying equipment for the power, roading, contracting and tree maintenance markets.

Supplying specialised equipment ranging from Aerials, digger derricks, cranes, cable handlers and wood chippers just to name a few including accessories to complement their vast range of products under the Altec banner.


Latest News


Electrix crane truck
New Little Crane Truck
OTEL Truck body builders have just finished this little crane truck build. the complete truck body design and build was manufactured in house by OTEL’s Truck body fabricators.
4x4 crane truck
4x4 Linesman Crane Truck
OTEL engineer Dan Matoka has just finished fabricating this good looking body and crane fit out on this new Isuzu FTS800 4×4 chassis for Northpower which will be based out of Whangarei, Northland.
crane truck
Linesman Crane Truck
The boys have just finished fabricating his new crane truck for Northpower, Auckland.

Onehunga Transport Engineering Ltd

021 223 3481
New Zealand

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Monday to Friday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 7:30 AM - 1 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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