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Barfoote History

Trevor Barfoote moved from Dargaville to Whangarei in 1989 and formed Barfoote Construction. Today, Barfoote Construction are well established and have a large 3 hectare site in Morningside, Whangarei .  They have a full engineering workshop and a 450m2 precast manufacturing facility.

Capability & Resources

Over time, Barfootes have worked for a number of blue chip companies and have developed an exceptional skilled  labour base.  The company focuses on employing staff with a “Can Do” attitude and this has served them well when taking on some of their more innovative and challenging projects.

Facilities Include:

Workshops and associated buildings
    Over 2000m2
Maximum Stud Height
    10 Metres
Gantry Crane Capacity
    15 Tonnes over 96 metres of travel
Steel Precast Tables
Engineering Equipment
    Welding up to 550 amps
    Large Lathe
    Hydraulic Press
    Bending and punching equipment
    Mobile Cranes
    30 Tonne and 6 tonne

Our Staff are Experienced and Skilled in:
  • Project Management
  • Planning
  • Estimation/Quantity Surveying
  • Land Surveying
  • Architectural and engineering Drafting
  • Precast Manufacturing
  • Structural steel manufacturing
  • Construction Site Management and Supervision
  • Asbestos removal and handling
Barfoote employ around 70 staff but this number fluctuates according to demand.