Aussie Angles - Fully loaded LOGGER

09 July 2018

Manuel began working for his father Ken’s logging business in the mid-80s while still at school. However, by 2007 Manuel decided it was time to branch out on his own and he entered...

Keeping the old values rolling...

05 July 2018

The recipient of this month’s Good On Ya Mate award generated plenty of comments on Facebook that indicated Dave Paris was the type of guy who would always do what he could to help...

Leaving it all on the field

28 June 2018

If things had turned out differently, 27-year-old Brad Morgan could have been patrolling the beat in a police uniform, but the opportunity to buy his own fertiliser spreading busin...

MAIN TEST - Hip to be square

20 June 2018

Thanks to an impeccable run from an early XF95, DAF’s big cab offering still has a special place in a company where its US stablemate holds centre court. We jumped in with Gundy Tr...

A man and his machine

26 June 2018

The are some unique ‘clubs’ in trucking. But the one occupied by Uhlenberg Haulage’s most humble and gracious Troy Bellamy must be among the most exclusive in New Zealand. I t’s...

Top Truck - Solid like A-ROCS

14 June 2018

Gavin and Trina Nichols’ new Mercedes-Benz Arocs presents a fantastic image for their business and reflects strong customer and supplier relationships, all entrusted to a passionat...

Just Truckin' Around - Stanton...

20 June 2018

Stan Hawkes is a man in a hurry. So, it’s somewhat ironic that Mike Isle should find Stan taking a leisurely lunch roadside in their shared town of Kerikeri. Stan is a shorthaul dr...

Road brother - Good on ya mate

11 June 2018

Aiomanu Dean Tuliau (Deano) sent us this message about his mate and mentor Bruce ‘Goose’ Turnbull. We’ll let Deano tell the story. “I met Goose about three years ago, I was Class 4...

Just Truckin' Around - Roy Boothey

06 June 2018

Roy Boothey ’s association with Volvo trucks began 36 years ago when he first sat behind the wheel of a Volvo F86 on a farm in the Williams area of the Western Australian wheat bel...

WELLINGTON – A great tradition rolls on

06 June 2018

Wellington Truck Shows in those halcyon days of the 90s were always not-to-be-missed affairs. The new generation appears to picking up where the shows of old left off, with a great...