Just Truckin' Around - Glenn Boutherway

21 May 2018

Ken Bell recently caught up with Glenn Boutherway at Crawford’s gravel pit at Edendale in Southland. Glenn has worked for McNeill Distribution at their Kennington base near Inverca...

Just Truckin' Around - Steve Reid

16 May 2018

Steve Reid had just ended his working day when Faye Lougher caught up with him in Whakatane. Driving a 2008 Western Star 4964 FX with an 18-speed Roadranger, Steve said his work...

Just Truckin' Around the World...

09 March 2018

When Paul O’Callaghan caught up with Dean Maffina and his son Jay, they had just pulled up after a day hauling grain around the Three Springs area of Western Australia. Dean was in...

Just Truckin' Around - James Nepia

09 March 2018

James Nepia was taking a break in Sanson when Faye Lougher drove past and decided he’d be a perfect candidate for a Just Truckin’ Around profile. Driving a 2015 Kenworth K200 with ...

Just Truckin' Around - Brent Ankins

21 February 2018

Faye Lougher only had to step outside for this Just Truckin’ Around as Brent Ankins was driving the tanker delivering water to her rural property.

Top Truck - Big South Island Swede

21 February 2018

Many vehicles have carried the Ernest Adams brand since its inception in the late 1920s, however there can be no disputing that Canterbury contractor Steve Richards’ Scania R620 would be one of the most spectacular.

Good on ya mate - Rima Matangi

21 February 2018

Our Good on Ya Mate recipient this month is Rima Matangi, who went out of his way to help after another truckie suddenly took ill and collapsed.

Women in Transport - Margaret Ivory

21 February 2018

Was this New Zealand’s first woman in transport? Women may be a common sight in New Zealand’s transport industry today, but in the early 1900s they were a rarity, especially one li...

Fifty years of constant growth

22 February 2018

Careful planning, good timing and a will to take on the big challenges have seen TRT – Tidd Ross Todd Ltd – hit half a century of constant growth.


27 December 2017

Looks can sometimes be deceiving but in this case they’re not. This is a Kurow McCaw, and Austen is related, “I’m a cousin somehow,” he said (as if you couldn’t tell). Dave McCoid ...