KiwiRail responds to Aratere report

15 December 2016

The Transport Accident Investigation Committee’s report into the loss of the Interislander ferry Aratere’s propeller in 2013 makes valuable recommendations around the standar...

A new marshall in town

14 December 2016

Grant Marshall has liked Volvos since he first drove a FH12 for Jason Miller 25 years ago. He was an owner-driver for NZ Couriers for 15 years and bought a few secondhand ones when...

‘Desperado’

14 December 2016

Mount Maunganui-based Mainfreight ownerdriver, Ash Collet, recently purchased a T909 Kenworth from Andrew Haberfield at Southpac Trucks. After serious attention from some very tale...

Region’s biggest ever roading ...

14 December 2016

People travelling through the Waikato over summer will see plenty of action as the region’s biggest ever roading project hits full steam.

Work on $700m Puhoi road underway

10 December 2016

Work has begun on the first section of the long awaited Puhoi to Wellsford Road, a new 18.5km motorway between Auckland and Northland.

Clean diesel – not no diesel

08 December 2016

Five African countries have announced they will reject shipments of high sulphur diesel from Europe. Ghana, Ivory Coast, Togo, Nigeria and Benin have also demanded they begin...

Safety improvements underway on SH3

08 December 2016

The first of four safety improvement projects on State Highway 3 between Hamilton and Te Kuiti is now underway.

VDAM Rule an evolution not a revolution

08 December 2016

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley says the recently released Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule 2016 represents an “evolution rather than a revolution in heavy v...

New Zealand transport companie...

07 December 2016

An agreement has been signed for the acquisition of a group of New Zealand transport and shipping companies owned by the Barker family, in keeping with the wishes of the company’s founder.

Work starts on Waikato Freight Hub

06 December 2016

Ports of Auckland has started construction of a state-of- the-art inland port at Horotiu, just north of Hamilton.