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HWR Group ready for hydrogen move
Southland-based transport giant H.W. Richardson Group (HWR) is poised to lead New Zealand’s adoption of hydrogen to reduce emissions from heavy vehicles.Group CEO Anthony Jones confirms H...

New charter for livestock transport

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New charter for livestock transport

Livestock transport has always been a hard business. The work is stressful, the animal welfare responsibilities huge and the margins often very tight. Traditionally, livestock operators have als...


Teletrac Navman Fleet Focus

Relentless Innovation

SO’s fleet of fluorescent green trucks stand out like a beacon and the firm’s profile at New Zealand log export ports is equally prominent.

Trucking is one of many cogs in the machine of I...


Southpac Legends

Rod Dow

This month’s Southpac Legend, Rod Dow, was literally born into a transport company. Three years before his arrival, his parents, Dennis and Cynthia Dow, went into partnership with his uncle and ...


Recently Registered

Record run continues… Just!

New Zealand’s new truck market continued its record-breaking form in April. 

There were 407 new trucks (GVM of 4.5 tonnes or more) registered for the month, a 1.7% improvement on the ...


Double Coin Imaging Awards

Same colour, new flavour
The colour is familiar but the most recent addition to the Summerland Express Freight fleet is something different for the Cromwell-based freight company.The new Kenworth K200 2.3 Aerodyn...

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