Clarke Underground provides specialist underground utility installation and has been contracting throughout New Zealand for over 30 years.

First established in 1989, we are a Manawatū based company that prides itself on the professional service we provide. As a company, we get satisfaction from knowing that we provide fantastic customer service to our clients every time.

Here are Clarke Underground, we believe it’s important to invest in top of the range specialist equipment. In doing so we ensure every job is completed to the highest standard and in an efficient manner.

We specialise in hydro excavation, directional drilling, excavation works, mole ploughing, ground penetrating radar (GPR) and the installation of utility services.

Our small team of 10-15 staff are the best in the industry – ‘one team, one dream’. We are passionate, enthusiastic, love what we do and collectively have over 150 years’ industry experience.

Our Commitment to Quality

The team at Clarke Underground believe delivering results and providing a quality service every time is crucial. This unwavering commitment to quality is in every aspect of our operation. We have well-defined systems and procedures that deliver high-quality results for our customers. The quantity of repeat customers is testament to the consistently high standards we deliver.

Civil Contractors Award

Clarke Underground were the proud winners of the 2018 Civil Contractors: Manawatū Branch, Regional Excavator Operator Competition.


At Clarke Underground we consider health and safety to be the top priority within our everyday business operations…


At Clarke Underground we believe in investing in our staff, which means providing them with the best possible tools for the job…


As a Manawatū based company, we are proud to support our community by sponsoring the Turbos…