One of the 5 loads ex Nexans Olex New Plymouth destined for Cory’s Electrical Peak Power Project in Invercargill.
Each drum is 2.4m dia x 1.6m wide and weighs approximately 4500kgs each.Read Story »
Thanks to Hooker Pacific Wanganui for supporting this event in which over 5,000 people gathered for the 9 day sporting event held on 1st -10th February. The NZ Masters Games are known for its great sport, great mates and great memories.Read Story »
ParaFed Taranaki is an organisation that helps promote awareness through exercise and physical wellbeing. ParaFed recently partnered with Hooker Pacific to compete in the Bone Collectors cycle around the mountain challenge. The event was successful thanks to all involved. Thanks to Damien from...Read Story »
Aaron Reid won 1st prize for the "Best Western Star" at the 2013 Wellington Truck Show. Congratulations Aaron.Read Story »
Hooker Pacific’s Fuel Haulage Division is extremely proud to announce that two significant contracts have been retained.
“All our team should be very proud – winning and retaining these contracts is not an easy feat. This highlights that Hooker Pacific successfully manage our customers...Read Story »
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Hooker Pacific is proud to be recognised in the recent Taranaki Business Awards across many categories, including being awarded the 2012 Westpac Supreme Business Award, one the management team feels recognized the team culture at Hooker...Read Story »
Nexans Olex, General Manager, Ian Skipworth & Hooker Pacific Freighting CEO, Tony Hamilton stand before another load being prepared for export.Read Story »
Saturday Night at New Plymouth was the night of the Annual Westpac/Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.
HOOKER PACIFIC were awarded the following Awards:
THE WESTPAC SUPREME BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD - WINNER
Extra Large Business Excellence Award – WINNER
Health &...Read Story »
Pictured is our brand new Western Star Quad tractor unit and Maxi-Trans Quad trailer on show at the 2012 RTF conference in Rotorua held on 17th – 19th September.
We received great comments about this unit.Read Story »
The Expo is New Zealand's premier forum for the transport and heavy equipment industry to meet and view sector changes, new product developments and technologies all in one place.
Show n Shine is for truck owners who shine their truck units up and put them on display to compete for various...Read Story »
The NZ Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers invited our company to participate in the OIL BARONS’ BALL 2012, a fundraising gala event which aims to award up to three scholarships to outstanding 3rd year engineering students, with the objective of attracting them into the industry after...Read Story »
Napier branches new 2012 Western Star with a refurbished trailer. This truck will be used for the Napier – Auckland run.
Hooker Pacific purchased their first Western Stars in 1992. All but 17 Western Stars, purchased in Tauranga, back in 2008 / 2009, have been custom built for Hooker...
Over the last month or so we have been relocating some massive palm trees from all over the Taranaki area into Airport Rd, Bell Block, New Plymouth.
So far a total of thirteen have been placed down both sides of a driveway and by the end of this project there will be 24 trees relocated.
Hooker Pacific’s Craig Gunn with Howard Wright’s Logistic Controller Matt Gally. Hopefully these are beds you won’t have to lie in, but if you do, you’ll appreciate the level of design and quality manufacturing that has gone into Howard Wright’s range of medical beds.
With a design philosophy of...
Hooker Pacific’s owner driver Simon Speedy with an over-dimensional load on his new trombone trailer. Simon has a 22 year career with Hooker Pacific and looks after some of the difficult movements of the heavy haulage and shipping container consignments. Simon’s new purpose built trombone quad...Read Story »
Hooker Pacific Fuel Haulage were proud sponsors of Bodine Gehlhaar (10). The sponsorship allowed Bodine to be travel extensively around the North Island participating in numerous BMX events in the 2010/2011 BMX race season as a participant in New Plymouth BMX clubs Superclub Team. The New...Read Story »
Wayne Mehrtens, Taranaki Branch Manager and John Newlove, Fuel Haulage North Island Manager proudly holding the Shield at the Sponsors Function.Read Story »
The Ranfurly Shield is back in Taranaki after an absence of 15 years.
Hooker Pacific were proud to transport the Taranaki team and the shield down New Plymouth's main street to the delight of fans.
Hooker Pacific and Sacred Hill have further enhanced and strengthened their working relationship with the sign writing of 2 trailers. Two strong brands, Gunn Estate and Whitecliff, both produced by Sacred Hill were selected by their marketing department to be running around the country in “the...Read Story »
Hooker Pacific have assisting Surf Life Saving celebrate 100 years in New Zealand. Over the summer months Centenary celebrations rolled out nationwide including a free, interactive traveling road exhibition titled ‘Between the Flags’.
Featuring historical memorabilia and photos as well as...
Parker Rig 246 moved from Taupo to New Plymouth where it has been drilling geothermal holes for many years. Hooker Pacific moved 75 loads over 7 days on behalf of Mighty River Power and Parker Drilling.
Picture shows the trucks in the fog at the Rotokawa rig site waiting to load.
NZ Transport Agency’s new Operator Rating System is a system that aims to provide a fair and accurate indication of both the safety of an operator's fleet and the operator's compliance with land transport safety legislation.
ORS will let operators know how well...Read Story »
Transport Investments Ltd Managing Director Jim Ramsay was “very surprised and very pleased” to be recently recognised as a “Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport”—the highest award granted by the
international institution. Jim was recommended for the Fellowship by other...
Hooker Bros Holdings Ltd has once again been awarded the ACC Workplace Safety Management Certificate at Tertiary Level.
This ACC partnership programme rewards employers who build safer workplaces. In exchange for putting in place systems and processes that promote injury prevention.
Story Via Taranaki Daily News.
Peter White-Robinson's latest little project is a ocean-going "bach".
In its previous life it was HMNZS Kahu, a patrol vessel used by the navy as a training and diving vessel. Mr White-Robinson, the owner of Fitzroy Yachts and now in the United States on a...Read Story »
Can you imagine driving a fully laden truck and trailer tanker unit 320 times around the earth without a single incident?
One of the million milers – driver Don Mitchell outside the Marsden Oil Refinery
Hookers’ drivers can say they have now been awarded eight “Million Mile” awards by Chevron...Read Story »
Since 2006, Hooker Pacific has been transporting “M&Ms” by the tanker load, seven days a week for Todd Taranaki Limited.
Noel Baylis and Geoff Tate
M&M is the colloquial name for oil condensate going from the rejuvenated McKee and developing Mangahewa fields on the outskirts of New Plymouth...Read Story »