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Covid-19 Alert Level 2 Update

Posted on 20th May 2020

Well, hasn’t it been a very weird time?  The world ‘closed for business’ for a while (with many still closed), and businesses that could operate, had to do so remotely. What did this mean for vehicle shipping on a global scale and where are we now?

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Importing a vehicle to New Zealand – privately or via shipping company?

Posted on 18th March 2020

New Zealanders have that DIY attitude running through their veins. That’s a given. But if you are looking to import a car and don’t have all the correct documentation or unsure of the total costs, it can turn into an expensive exercise.

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New Zealand’s Possible Stink Bug Invasion

Posted on 24th February 2020

Europe is experiencing a stink bag epidemic. Italy has been hit especially hard with some growers losing close to 100% of their crops. Its estimated stink bugs have caused 350 million (Euros) in damage so far. Farmer and growers have named it the ‘super pest’ because of the scale of damage. Though there are no reported cases of the stink bug in New Zealand it is a very real threat.

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How to keep kids and pets happy in the car on long trips

Posted on 11th January 2020

Allow both dogs and children stretch their legs every couple of hours – every hour if they are prone to feeling unwell. Perhaps some fish and chips at a park and by a beach.  Even just some outside time and a trip to the toilet, while you’re filling the car up with petrol, will revive them a little. 

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Top Tips for Summer Holiday Driving

Posted on 23rd December 2019

We know you want to get away. Problem is, everyone else does too so here are our top tips for a more enjoyable journey when it’s hot, congested and roads are busier than usual. Remember, there will be drivers travelling on unfamiliar roads. You might be one of them.

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