Just Truckin' Around - Daryl McKay

28 May 2021

Everitt Enterprises of Dunedin specialises in scrap metal. Its flagship 2002 Isuzu CXH 450 Gigamax had a makeover last year, which included a new Jonsered 1400z crane and a repaint...

NTA INDUSTRY SUMMIT - MAXING50MAX

28 May 2021

The 2020 New Zealand Trucking Association Industry Summit took place on Saturday 21 November at Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch.

INCOMING CARGO - NO SILVER BUL...

28 May 2021

While DAF is actively exploring and even testing hydrogen combustion engines, it would be a huge mistake to throw away all the benefits of the combustion engine, says DAF’s head of...

Just Truckin' Around - oversea...

28 May 2021

Ian is an old hand on mine sites and is currently the mobile maintenance supervisor for GEMCO (Groote Eylandt Mining Company operation). He tells Howard Shanks about the time he spent in New Guinea’s mine sites in 1973.

TOKI SHOW AND SHINE - THE BEST...

28 May 2021

After 2020’s Toki Truck Stop Show and Shine was cancelled because of the lockdown, it was great to see the big rigs roll into the Tui Brewery at Mangatainoka, near Masterton, on a perfect autumn day in late March.

BACK DOWN THE ROAD A BIT - CAP...

28 May 2021

Otorohanga’s Rob van der Hoek is never far from the truck photography action, whether it’s a truck show or on the side of the road somewhere. Another quiet and understated bloke wh...

MINI BIG RIGS - SO GOOD THEY C...

28 May 2021

With last year’s NZMTA nationals cancelled due to the Covid-19 shutdown, it was not surprising there was a healthy display of new models at the show this year.

AUSSIE ANGLES - THE MACK TITAN...

28 May 2021

Even by today’s standards, it would be considered ambitious to bolt a 2500hp V8 Mack engine to a truck chassis with visions of running it down the quarter-mile in 11 seconds or les...

SPECIAL REPORT - INVESTIGATING...

28 May 2021

How heavy vehicle OEMs handled the past year’s events and their outlook a year after being hit by Covid-19.

Just Truckin' Around - Hamish Lyttle

28 May 2021

Faye Lougher spotted the Emmerson Transport truck pulling over in Shannon and stopped to chat with its driver, Hamish Lyttle.