INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - HER...

07 July 2021

When your only other option is kipping on the parcel shelf in a Bedford TK or on a homemade plywood sheet across the seats in an Atkinson Borderer, the thought of paying for a ‘pro...

RUST IN PEACE - NISSAN DIESEL ...

07 July 2021

New Zealand is littered with trucks that have long since had their glory day. Some lay hidden in dusty back lots on the outskirts of town. Some stand in the middle of the nation’s ...

EROAD FLEET DAY 2021 - FLEET FOCUS

07 July 2021

The 2021 EROAD Fleet Day, cancelled last year, returned to the Claudlands Park convention centre in Hamilton during May. With a line-up of 10 speakers, Fleet Day 2021 kicked off w...

MINI BIG RIGS - CHASSIS COMPON...

07 July 2021

Back on the bench this month is our Ken Kirk Merc project, and it is time to fit the chassis components in preparation of primer and paint. Our chassis is assembled, but we are no...

CLASSICS LOCKER - THE RUSSELL'...

07 July 2021

Volvo’s G88 continued a line of some of the marque’s most important 20th-century models; these comfortable cabovers gaining a dedicated following. Here’s the restoration story of o...

LIGHT COMMERCIAL TEST - DAILY DRIVER

07 July 2021

Iveco’s latest Daily maximises load space options while remaining urban-road friendly. Iveco’s Daily van hasn’t been reviewed by New Zealand Trucking before. But it’s been a world...

COOL THINGS - MINI MACK DOES THE MILEAGE

07 July 2021

Chris Westlake and his “Mini Mack” are an institution at Northland truck shows and other events throughout New Zealand. New Zealand Trucking magazine first came across Chris Westl...

BACK DOWN THE ROAD A BIT - 90S...

07 July 2021

You’ll find no more passionate truck ‘nut’ than roving Rod Simmonds. The personal archive he’s amassed from his work and leisure travels is vast, a true recorder of history as it happens.

NTA INDUSTRY SUMMIT - A NEW NZTA

06 July 2021

Brett Aldridge, senior manager, safer commercial transport, NZTA, outlined the agency’s new path as it follows its Tu ake, tu maia regulatory strategy until 2025. The plan sets out...

TRUCKERS’ HEALTH - One of us a...

06 July 2021

Do you have a friend who can eat whatever they want, barely exercise, and never put on any weight? Me too; it can be annoying. But regardless of how frustrating it is, moaning abou...