Our Specialty

Due to New Zealand's tectonic movements and sub-tropical weather it is important to have a road surface that can flex without cracking. Chipseal is the most flexible road surface available and alongside a well planned and executed base course provides for superior waterproofing; the most important factor for road performance.

​Chipseal is safer than all alternatives boasting the best surface texture depth and surface drainage characteristics as a result. 

​The Emulsion (Glue) which we use in our chip-seal not only provides significant reductions to carbon emissions but also boasts significant improvements to flexibility, chip retention and performance in varying temperatures.

As a guide Chipseal is generally 1/4 the cost of Asphalt and 1/5 the cost of concrete​. It can be constructed in a matter of hours and be ready for traffic immediately.

 

​Did you know that there are colour requirements for driveways under your resource consent? We can confirm that our Chipseal meets resource consent requirements for peace of mind.

It’s All in the Details

Pot holes destroying your day?

Cracking causing your driveway or private road to deteriorate?

​The earlier you act the more you save, what starts as a crack will become a pot hole that will continue to grow and potentially require major repair!

​The Road Rapter team use high quality bitumen emulsions (glue) that are water based allowing us to ensure cracks are sealed deep into the road surface. This helps hold together cracks at their source and not just at the surface providing a better repair.

​Road Rapter use a proven 4 step process to repair your potholes:

1.      We cut around the potholes ensuring we remove all loose material

2.      Next we prime and waterproof the bottom of the pothole which helps glue the repair in

3.      Fill the pothole with our Premium Road Rapter Asphalt

4.      Finally Crack sealing around the surface edges to prevent water re-penetrating the repair.

​So don’t buy a 4 wheel drive, let us fix your drive.

Professional and Reliable

With end to end experience in Road Design, Construction and Maintenance, we are more than happy to help you with your project, whether it be a driveway, shared right of way or even a 2 lane private road.

​We can provide guidance and assistance from the very beginning of the project or a detailed Road Assessment Report for an existing surface.

Our reports are easy to read and provide an assessment of current condition, recommendation for repairs / maintenance, both immediate and longer term suggestions, to maximise the life from your roading asset.

We make it easy to budget and look after your roadway, especially those with multiple land owners sharing the associated costs.

We are specialists in:

  • Chipseal and Asphalt Design 

  • Maintenance Planning and RAMM

  • Inspections and Advice

  • Qualified Engineer

 

Book a Road Assessment Report today for your existing surface or contact us to assist in the design of your new project, whether it be a driveway, shared right of way or even a 2 lane private road – the Road Rapter team are here to help.

Consulting and Design

Road Rapter is a family run business creating, repairing and maintaining driveways and Private roads in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. We specialise in Chipseal as we feel this is the most cost effective and flexible product for our local NZ conditions.

Road Rapter Chipseal provides superior waterproofing, safety and texture ensuring a safe, low maintenance and hard-wearing surface.

If you are looking to tidy up or create a new entrance to your family’s castle or business premise give the Road Rapter team a call.

We use premium products coupled with the efficiency of smart machinery to provide a fantastic finish at a great price.

The Road Rapter team have been in the Road Construction Industry for many years and we do what we love, and love what we do.

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Managing Director

Alastair Wild

Project Manager

Danielle Wild

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