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 October 2021    Story Dave McLeod & Wayne Munro Photos Gerald Shacklock & Helena Williamson

Not yet turned 48, Jason Williamson is already an old hand in the bulk fertiliser groundspreading business.

Remarkably, the Dargaville-based Williamson bought his first truck at just 18 – fully three decades ago!

Now he and wife Helena own not just one, but two trucking operations – the Spreading Northland business, with its ninth truck due to go to work soon…

And a modest contracting company with four bulk truck and trailer units that support both the fert spreading and the two diggers that the company also owns. 

It’d be nice to say that it’s been all plain sailing in the Williamsons’ 30 years in business….but, to put it bluntly, it hasn’t.

Like many in New Zealand’s rural trucking industry, Jason’s story has been a mix of modest, steady growth – on the back of lots of hard graft – and an ability to adapt to changing circumstances, make the most of opportunities…

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