AUSSIE ANGLES - The chip liner...

28 June 2019

When this 1995 Western Star 4964F Heritage model rolled off the production line in Kelowna B.C., Caterpillar’s C15 engine was still on the drawing board. Time may have kept them ap...

A ‘Steeley’ resolve for service

27 June 2019

Peter Steele’s coalface knowledge and desire to give his customers unmatched levels of service led him to Walinga feed bins and Total Transport Engineers in Mount Maunganui. The re...

MAIN TEST - Making sense

26 June 2019

Brand loyalty is something all suppliers strive for, the ultimate demonstration of a sound product backed by genuine people. When it comes to New Zealand’s unique enclave of the In...

THE TRUCKS OF NEW ZEALAND POST

19 June 2019

IN 1911 THE POST OFFICE put its first truck on the road. Whilst mainly used for work associated with mail and telecommunications, over the years the trucks have also been used in a...

TOP TRUCK - Great mates a frie...

27 June 2019

Friendships are akin to the seasons that come and go on an annual basis, however every now and again you stumble across one that sticks like calf goo to the floor of a stock crate....

Wheels at WANAKA

19 June 2019

15,000 people flocked to Wanaka’s Threes Parks site at Easter for the inaugural Wheels at Wanaka vintage show. It seems organisers hit the jackpot in terms of content, action, and ...

AUSSIE ANGLES - EVOLUTIONS – t...

29 May 2019

With the introduction of multi-combination vehicles in one form or another intergrating into high density urban environments over the past few decades, many industry commentators h...

Just Truckin' Around - Jeremy Hodson

13 May 2019

Having a short break in Omarama was Jeremy Hodson, aka ‘Sparrow’. Sparrow has been in the game since 2000 when he took up a position with Oldfields, driving a Hino tipper on roadin...

MAIN TEST - A MAN with culture

29 May 2019

Privately owned Eastern Bay of Plenty firm, Waiotahi Contractors Ltd, was built by men with big hearts and a colossal work ethic. Like the next generation of owners, MAN’s big 26.6...

Looking after their own - Fuso...

29 May 2019

Last year we travelled to Japan to see Fuso’s new platform HDT in development with a projected New Zealand release date of mid 2019. It’s here early, launched to media on 5 April, ...