‘Ya gotta do it? Then get it done’

08 March 2019

When well-respected Hawke’s Bay farmer, orchardist, transport operator, father and grandfather John ‘Emmo’ Emmerson passed away, for grandson Shaun there was only one fitting way t...

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK STOP - Ott...

13 February 2019

Ottmar Berend appeared in the Just Truckin’ Around the World section in our July issue last year. The retired international livestock haulier and trailer importer from Germany now ...

AUSSIE ANGLES - Road ripened

13 February 2019

The engineers call it ‘intensive linehaul application’: the operators call it their job. Nevertheless, it’s one hell of a job: one truck, and a handful of dedicated drivers on a ru...

MAIN TEST - Family Ties

07 February 2019

Six years ago John and Janet Baillie invested in a Renault Lander, a truck strong on paper but with elements of the unknown. Now, following an exceptional run saddened by the marqu...

GOOD ON YA MATE - Colin and hi...

13 February 2019

Our Good on ya Mate candidate this month is a company that puts its money where its mouth is to support the Hutt Valley’s Te Omanga Hospice, a charitable organisation that is there...

WOMEN IN TRANSPORT - Shuttle pilot

08 February 2019

At 29 years of age, Caitlyn Lynch is a ‘Coaster’, born and bred in the town of Greymouth. Coming from a family with no previous history in the transport industry, Caitlyn’s interes...

At last, the sun!

08 February 2019

For sheer determination and a will to succeed, Karen Black takes some heading off, and her grit and fortitude paid off in spades at the Turners Truck and Machinery Show 2018, held ...

TOP TRUCK - Magnificent Merc a...

08 February 2019

The first big Mercedes-Benz dedicated to stock in the RTL operation, this month’s Top Truck is about as good as it gets when it comes to representing its brand, its owners, its sup...

SPECIAL REPORT - Boldly FORWAR...

05 February 2019

SPECIAL REPORT - Boldly FORWARD Martin Daum, CEO Daimler Trucks and Buses, from CES 2019 Cars, trucks and vans are now ‘transport solutions’, which is why automotive OEMs are...

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...