WOMEN IN TRANSPORT - From the ...

07 January 2019

New Zealand’s top Hino technician, Heidi Inkster, showed just how good she was when she came up against one of Hino Australia’s champions in a headto- head technical challenge last...

TOP TRUCK - The end result

07 January 2019

This Kenworth Aerodyne operated by JC & PA Chapman of Brightwater is the culmination of three decades in the livestock transport game. As a youngster growing up in the central C...

PERSON OF INTEREST Holiday spe...

02 January 2019

At the IRTENZ conference in October 2017, Warwick Wilshier was presented with the IRTENZ Outstanding Industry Achievement Award for services to log truck safety. Warwick was a f...

MAIN TEST - IDITAROD - Kiwi style

11 December 2018

Few challenges on the planet unify man and beast like Iditarod, the 1500-odd kilometre dog sled race held annually between Anchorage and Nome in Alaska. But you don’t have to go th...

RETRO TEST - “And I say to mys...

06 December 2018

TR Group’s pristine ERF E14 and a trip from Christchurch to Auckland via Nelson. Is there any better way to kick off the Retro Test series? “Are we right?” “Yep, yep, yep, Hous...

The winds of change

12 December 2018

New Zealand Trucking contributor John Heron was driving trucks in Darwin when tropical Cyclone Tracy struck on Christmas Eve 1974. He told Faye Lougher what it was like to be livin...

Our own legendary Hayes logger

11 December 2018

In a career spanning more than five decades, Gordon Hayes has carted logs from every inch of the deep South’s log country. Craig Andrews talks to a humble man, whose working life f...

Top Truck - Dirty deeds

05 December 2018

This 2000 362e model Peterbilt cabover has had a colourful life here in New Zealand and could easily be the subject of an ‘After Lifer’ article. However, when Stephen said, “I’ve a...

MAIN TEST - A new sun rising

13 November 2018

Think of the national truck fleet as the All Blacks and you could say UD has added a whole new player and position to the team. A much anticipated and hugely important truck to the...

Aussie Angles - On the Scania road show

09 November 2018

In a bit of an Aussie Angles special, New Zealand Trucking magazine’s Howard Shanks spends time with the roadshow touring the new Scania range around Australia. Adelaide was where ...