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GITI Tyres Big Test
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GITI Tyres Big Test - Widespread Acclaim 

Among the many demanding roles trucks are called upon to perform in New Zealand, groundspread work ranks as one of the most specialised.

Putting a state-of-the-art groundspread unit to work means starting with a (typically) European brand all-wheel-drive cab/chassis and applying a large slice of Kiwi engineering know-how. And there will even be subtle design variations to suit the regional differences of New Zealand topography.

It’s a recipe which Nelson regi...

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