Roadrunner a Kiwi institution ...

30 July 2018

Roadrunner Manufacturing was established in 1974 by the late Don Ward and began with a staff of just three at its manufacturing plant in Bulls. Still at the same site, today Roadru...

MAIN TEST - Still a good turn ...

27 July 2018

As tragic as it is, in 2020 we say goodbye to the Freightliner Argosy, an old friend and a loyal servant to many an operator. But 2020’s a good turn of the wheel away yet and there...

MAIN TEST - Birthday venue

27 July 2018

Riordan & West No 6 has the 75th anniversary spec cab with all the extra bits and pieces to make it that little bit special. The extras list includes commemorative badging, additio...

MAIN TEST - A tragedy

27 July 2018

The New Zealand Trucking magazine of March 2000 said this about the first Argosy test: “The Argosy is one of the most important American trucks to reach New Zealand in recent ye...

MAIN TEST - Go West young man

27 July 2018

You could say the Riordan & West story started with the pig farm in Puni in the early to mid-90s but the truth is it started well before that. Why? Because as Dave will tell you, “...

MAIN TEST - Branching out

27 July 2018

“When I was working as an arborist I would always be the one who wanted to drive the truck, taking it to the next job, or bring it back home. I was the crew boss in the end so I wa...

Kiwis top for skin cancer rates

31 July 2018

The ‘truckie tan’ where the right arm is more tanned than the left may raise a smile, but it could be time to start slopping on sunscreen to avoid developing skin cancer.

Safety improvements for SH2: P...

31 July 2018

The NZ Transport Agency is sharing its latest plans for safety improvements to SH2 between Pakipaki and Waipukurau.

First look at the Manawatu Gor...

31 July 2018

The NZ Transport Agency has released a computer generated look at the indicative route for the new State Highway 3 replacement for the Manawatu Gorge.

Keep on Moving 30 July

30 July 2018

Keep on Moving 30 July