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INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - Ott...

13 February 2019

Ottmar Berend appeared in the Just Truckin’ Around the World section in our July issue last year. The retired international livestock haulier and trailer importer from Germany now ...

AUSSIE ANGLES - Road ripened

13 February 2019

The engineers call it ‘intensive linehaul application’: the operators call it their job. Nevertheless, it’s one hell of a job: one truck, and a handful of dedicated drivers on a ru...

THE WAY WE WERE - Tapped out a...

13 February 2019

After six years in the trade, Paul spent 46 years working for the Ministry of Transport, Commercial Services MOT, VTNZ, Land Transport Safety Authority (LTSA), Land Transport NZ (L...

MAIN TEST - Family Ties

07 February 2019

Six years ago John and Janet Baillie invested in a Renault Lander, a truck strong on paper but with elements of the unknown. Now, following an exceptional run saddened by the marqu...

GOOD ON YA MATE - Colin and hi...

13 February 2019

Our Good on ya Mate candidate this month is a company that puts its money where its mouth is to support the Hutt Valley’s Te Omanga Hospice, a charitable organisation that is there...

Just Truckin' Around - Richard Thomas

05 February 2019

Richard Thomas from Dynes Transport was manning the Omarama ‘pump truck’, pumping milk over into other Dynes Transport and Temuka Transport trucks when Craig Andrews caught up with...

WOMEN IN TRANSPORT - Shuttle pilot

08 February 2019

At 29 years of age, Caitlyn Lynch is a ‘Coaster’, born and bred in the town of Greymouth. Coming from a family with no previous history in the transport industry, Caitlyn’s interes...

Scania starts industrial opera...

28 February 2019

Scania is strengthening its presence in Thailand and Asia, with a new assembly facility for trucks and bus chassis in the Bangkok Free Trade Zone. The new factory, which also holds...

At last, the sun!

08 February 2019

For sheer determination and a will to succeed, Karen Black takes some heading off, and her grit and fortitude paid off in spades at the Turners Truck and Machinery Show 2018, held ...

AA say compromise the key in A...

27 February 2019

The AA supports efforts to bring down speeds on high-risk Auckland roads, but will be calling on Auckland Transport (AT) to dial back its proposal for lower speed limits across the...