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
Clean wood energy prescribed for Burwood Hospital
The move to use more clean burning wood in modern biomass heating systems in the South Island continues to gain momentum, with Burwood Hospital in Christchurch being the latest to be prescribed the environmental energy treatment...
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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-Sept-1Treading a fine line

Longwood Logging is not your typical woodlot harvesting outfit. You only have to look at the calibre of equipment they run to see that...
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New Iron

Hurring John Deere

Mike Hurring Logging has taken delivery of a new John Deere 1910E forwarder to replace an old 1710D model...
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Forest talk

Competenz forestry resources a success

Competenz has completed the introduction of its new forestry learning resources and says the industry is already benefitting from the updates...
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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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