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For just over 70 years a blue and green colour scheme has been the eye-catching signature for the trucks in the Wairarapa-based fleet of Garrity Bros. Transport.

It’s a long time, but only just over half the company’s history, which ticked over 130 years and has progressed from draught horses to Euro 6 HPMV trucks since Samuel Garrity founded the Greytown business in April 1893.

But Ian Garrity says the colour scheme on today’s trucks came about largely by chance. The company colours had been red and black on a `37 Chev the family company ran just after the second World War.

“The story is the company ordered a new Bedford from the agent in Carterton.... ... 

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When Wayne Kenworthy began driving back in 1984 as part of the family business, Cyril Kenworthy & Sons Ltd, he probably never envisioned driving a truck with a 750-horsepower engine.

Wayne and his wife Janine have since started their own company called Kenworthy Transport Services, starting 15 years ago at Hall’s Refrigerated Transport with a Kenworth T404 doing a Picton swap.

Meanwhile, CoolTranz had been steadily building its business since it was founded back in 2014. They saw a gap in the market for a quality nationwide distribution and transport service for the chilled and frozen sector of the industry.

For CoolTranz, long term regional relation... ... 

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As a boy, Pete Dormer got his start in the trucking industry washing machinery and cleaning around the yard at March Construction in Christchurch.

While working at March Construction, Pete spent a lot of time around driver Bob Gerrard (known as Scouse) and his W924 Kenworth Running Bear. Pete would ride shotgun with Bob doing heavy haulage, carting excavators and shingle, along the way learning many life lessons from listening to Bob’s words of wisdom.

After working his way up through the ranks and learning the business, Pete decided to start his own operation in 1994 at the age of 17.

Since starting out on his own Dormer Construction has grown into one... ... 

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As the saying goes “every dog has its day” and this 2019 Mack Trident, aptly named “Master of Puppies”, has just been through a three-month makeover that drag queen Ru Paul would be proud of.

Built to handle forestry roads, the Mack hasn’t missed a beat in its three-and-a-half years of tackling southern conditions, clocking up ... ... 

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