Not only ... but also

It looks like a stock truck. It behaves like a stock truck. But it’s not JUST a stock truck.
In fact, the Herberts Transport Kenworth K200 Aerodyne 2.3 – the subject of our Goodyear Big Test this month – is about as versatile a truck as you’d get anywhere....Read more

Featured in NZ Truck & DriverBig-Jim-220

Big Jim
Icon, people person...yarner

When New Zealand transport legend, pioneer and visionary Jim Barker started out in trucking, he reckoned later, he “didn’t know a helluva lot about the business…..but it was something to do for a while.”
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Featured in NZ Logger
Breaking out -
Baptism of fire
Paul Watson always wanted to run his own crew, but he obviously forgot that old adage; ‘be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it’...
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Featured in NZ Truckbody & Trailer
Swedish side-loaders
with a touch of Kiwi

Fred Sandberg is a man of two countries, shuttling between his native Sweden and New Zealand where he runs side-loader manufacturer Hammar Maskin AB’s subsidiary....Read more

Iron-Test-316At the cutting edge

Remember when purpose-built forestry equipment was as rare as hen’s teeth?...
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New Iron

E comes after D

Waipine Logging, of Bulls, has replaced its Tigercat 635D with a new 635E spec’d with 750mm tyres and band tracks (not shown in the photo)...
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Forest talk

FICA backs best practice guide
for winch-assist harvesting

The Forest Industry Contractors Association (FICA) is looking to provide its members with more information on the use of winch-assist technology to harvest trees on steep slopes...
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Peter Fletcher Transport FLEET FOCUS

Fleet-Oct-316Diversity, loyalty ... PFT

Peter Fletcher reckons that the Christchurch company bearing his name is close to being an endangered species.
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Recently Registered
A standout ... but only for one make
This year’s new truck market continued to be a standout for Isuzu in August – but not so much for anyone else.

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PPG Awards
In search of perfection

As good as it looks, the standout colour scheme of Southland’s Hokonui Rural Transport could be considered something of a work in progress.

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