Thousands of speeding motorists escape ticket

A static speed camera photo rejected due to a plate being obscured. Thousands of speeding motorists caught on camera in Dunedin have escaped a ticket. An Official Information Act request to police r; Read More

A sense of purpose

Bill Richardson Transport Museum volunteer Norm Beer treats his time at the museum like a job. FOR more than nine years, Norman Beer has been one of the unsung heroes at Transport World. So why does; Read More

‘I just want to get it on the road’ Shawn McAvinue talks to Michael Lobb about his purple '75 Bedford CF Van

In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks Wendy and Michael Lobb, of Fairfield, about some of their eye-catching automobiles. For the final instalment, Michael talks about his 1975 Bedford CF van. Q: When did you; Read More

Winter roads are dicey - drive to the conditions

Every year in around the country, adverse weather conditions contribute to crashes on our roads. Crashes generally occur because people haven’t adjusted their driving to take weather conditions into account. It’s important that you allow extra tim; Read More

Holden has a hold on his heart

"Part of the family" .. Michael Lobb and his 1970 Holden HG Monaro GTS coupe. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks; Read More

More competition believed possible

The Commerce Commission believes cheaper petrol prices for consumers are achievable. In a recent market study into the retail fuel sector, the commission said an active wholesale market did not exist in New Zealand and had not existed sinc; Read More

What kind of vehicle does a veteran firefighter own? Their own fire engine of course!

What kind of vehicle does a 30-year firefighting veteran keep in the garage? Well, a 1979 ACCO 2150 International Double Cab Fire Engine of course!  Our Southland reporters have a quick chat with owners Roger Sutton and Jill Randell about t; Read More

Positive response to Volkswagen ‘imposter’

‘‘Joy spreader’’ ... Wendy Lobb and her 1997 Subaru Sambar. In a three-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks Wendy a; Read More

Car found under hedge

Fun Ford ... Wayne Nicol and his son Levi (11) and 1936 Ford five-window coupe. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE   In the final instalment of a two-part series, motoring reporter Shawn McAvinue asks Wayn; Read More