Just truckin’ around – oversea...

07 July 2021

Marco Aschwanden, 27, and Emmanuel Stillhart, 26, have a lot in common as well as age. Both drive similar-looking Super Space Cab DAF 530s for Kummer Transporte of Hombrechtikon, in Switzerland.

Just Truckin' Around - Tony Scoles

07 July 2021

On route to Dunedin with a fresh load of logs for export out of the Herbert Forest in Coastal Otago was Tony ‘Mav’ Scoles. Craig Andrews bailed him up during a half-hour rest break and had a quick yarn.

Just Truckin' Around - Jimmy Wilson

06 July 2021

A few years ago, Faye Lougher wrote a Just Truckin’ Around on Micky Prendergast, who was driving the Mobile Health surgical unit truck that day. This time, Jimmy Wilson is the driv...

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.

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.

Just Truckin' Around - Murray Ansell

15 May 2021

Alison Verran was at the Sulphur Point Caltex Truckstop in Tauranga when Murray Ansell pulled in to refuel. Murray drives a Kenworth K200 logger for Trevor Masters Ltd, carting exp...

Just Truckin' Around - Jody O'Neill

15 May 2021

Jody O’Neill was loaded with horse feed destined for stud farms in Newmarket, England, when Paul O’Callaghan caught up with him at his home in Graiguenamanagh, County Kilkenny in t...

Just Truckin' Around - John Buckley

15 May 2021

When our Northland writer Mike Isle caught up with John Buckley, the truckie was taking a well-earned break in the forecourt of the Kaikohe sales yard.

Just Truckin’ Around – Mitchell Lewis

07 April 2021

Mitchell Lewis had only been driving for Austin Transport from Nelson for three months when Faye Lougher caught up with him in late December 2020.

Just Truckin’ Around – Oversea...

07 April 2021

Victor Slomp from Pergine Valsugana, in the northern Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Sudtirol, had been directed off the Autostrada A4 connecting Turin with Venice by the traffic police.