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GITI Tyres Big Test - Going for Gold

The roadside signage in Waihi proclaims the south Coromandel town as being `New Zealand’s Heart of Gold’.

The Waihi gold mining history dates back to 1878 and with a slice of coincidence in 1992, gold also became the colours of Waihi-based Lockley Transport.

John Lockley says he is sometimes asked if there’s any connection between the choice of colour for his trucks and what his hometown is famous for.

The answer is no. Gold became the signature of his family-ope...

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