Women In Transport - An advent...

17 September 2018

Jill Barker never thought she’d end up driving trucks, but after meeting her truck-mad kiwi partner Chris Hockley in England in 1997, that changed. Moving from a software sales rol...

MAIN TEST - Filling big shoes

13 September 2018

Kenworth's latest model is taking on the responsibility of representing the iconic brand in an operation for the first time. The expectayion on the part of the new owner is high. ...

GOOD ON YA MATE - Northchill –...

17 September 2018

This month we have a joint Good On Ya Mate that recognises two transport identities who said yes to something guaranteed to put a big smile on a young boy’s face. Back in June J...

Top Truck - ‘Sweet Child of Mi...

13 September 2018

The calibre of detail and preparation on this month’s Top Truck is no coincidence. The net result of an owner-driver who started at the bottom of the ladder, surrounded by legends ...

In pursuit of goals

06 September 2018

In just four years, Northland haulage operator Mike Brockliss has risen from a driver for others to an owner of a 6 -vehicle fleet. His has been a mercurial rise. Yet for the man m...

Knowing what works

03 September 2018

Dave and wife Jo own Metal Solutions near Whakatane, and their needs are a bit different from most operators. Following the fruitless search for a ready to work secondhand truck, a...

Mercedes-Benz Actros – Bound t...

20 August 2018

Buckie Murray of JD Transport has been driving trucks since he was 18 years old. He started driving for his father, who always drove and owned trucks, 26 years ago. Nine years ago ...

Carr and trucks

01 August 2018

Chris Carr was born into trucking. For more than 30 years, he has adapted his company to meet the market and remains passionate about trucking’s vital role in the New Zealand econo...

MAIN TEST - Still a good turn ...

27 July 2018

As tragic as it is, in 2020 we say goodbye to the Freightliner Argosy, an old friend and a loyal servant to many an operator. But 2020’s a good turn of the wheel away yet and there...

Hidden STAR

25 July 2018

Deep in the North Canterbury forest lurks New Zealand’s most unique Western Star. Never seen or heard, it’s gleaming, new, and just happens to be the pride and joy of not just its ...