Double Coin Imaging Awards - February 2019
It's a trucking operation that's been around on the Coast for 60 years. It's just that it's had a handful of different owners, three different colour schemes….and two different names in that time.
Trans West Freighters started out in Greymouth in 1958, the name first registered by Peter Gurr and Barry Hurley, its trucks bearing a cream and brown livery.
The name stayed the same for around four decades…with a colour scheme that was also little changed – with a red stripe added and the cream sometimes supplemented (or replaced) with white.
By 1986, TWF's West Coast owners were sharing the company with Nelson-based TNL and Northern Southland Transpor... ...