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After enjoying its best sales results on record in 2016, increasing volume by almost 63% and increasing market share from 2.63% to 4.5%, IVECO New Zealand has already exceeded 2016 full year figures in its first six months of 2017. Ian Walker, GM for IVECO New Zealand, said 2016 was their best year ever and when he said at the EXPO they would exceed 200 units this year for the first time ever, he never expected it would happen by June.

The NZ Transport Agency wants to talk to the local community about making a further two sections of State Highway 3 safer for everyone who uses the busy road. Three events will be held in early July to canvas public opinion on the Hamilton to Ohaupo and Te Awamutu to Otorohanga sections of the state highway, and feedback can also be given online on the project pages.

The NZ Transport Agency is closing a Marlborough highway at Spring Creek, north of Blenheim, for three nights this week from Wednesday night at 7 pm. This work is part of the construction of the Spring Creek roundabout.

Sebco are manufacturers and suppliers of New Zealand’s leading range of tanks for farming and industry for the storage and dispensing of diesel, diesel exhaust fluids (such as AdBlue®, GoClear®, AlliedBlue®, etc) and waste oil. Sebco have been in the market for 10 years now and have consistently strived to meet the market’s needs, producing innovative products that solve problems for end users. They are consistently looking for areas to develop easier, safer, more secure, cleaner, compliant, and easy monitoring products.

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Wayne Duff running a Detroit with an 18-speed Eaton. A driver for Pacific Fuel Haul, Wayne was returning to Wellington after a trip to Palmerston North.

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