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Give new mental health app a go Preview
Exercise your hard-won fight to vote Preview
Inspiring women contributing to our industry Preview
A letter from a Me Too survivor Preview
On the road during a pandemic Preview
Looking after our mental health in stressful times Preview
Women can help solve our driver shortage Preview
Sharing your stories Preview
Fiona's on the pace Preview
Woman representing our industry Preview
Looking back at the years gone by Preview
Young women winners show future of industry Preview
‘Show us your wheels’ winner chosen Preview
Road to Zero Preview
Let’s recognise the wonderful women in trucking Preview
Let's get in behind TruckR Preview
Dealing with NZ’s stressful roads Preview
The Elephant in the Cab Preview
Let's take advantage of our diversity Preview
Can we improve truck cabs for women? Preview
Time to get on top of our mental health Preview
Sharing the road Preview
Female job applicants demand respect Preview
Truck Driver Appreciation Week Preview
See you at the conference Preview
A better workplace for women Preview
Making the roads safer Preview
Taking inspiration at Women's Transport Conference Preview
Pushing ourselves to the front Preview
Playing our part in road safety Preview
Achieving Your Goals Preview
Introducing Beth Sandle Preview
Chronic fatigue a major safety risk Preview
Understanding Unconscious Bias Preview
Popularity of Aussie Boot Camps Encouraging Preview
Valuing our Ageing Workforce Preview
Success Deserves Celebrating Preview
Looking Beyond Immigration Preview
Dealing with Workplace Bullying Preview
Governance Group appointed for women in transport network Preview
Oh Canada! Preview
The Difficult Job of Managing Health and Safety Preview
Roadside Facilities Important for Women Preview
Opportunity for Women to Excel at Driving Champs Preview
WIT Conference USA Preview
What is driving us to eat the way we do Preview
Trucking 16 Preview
WiRT to establish govenance group Preview
Our Future Driving Force Preview
NZ Express's Abbey Ray Preview
10 Tips to Attract Women Drivers Preview
WiRT to improve appeal of industry Preview
New Chair for WiRT Preview

Mel’s Story

Played at the 2018 RTF Conference tanker driver and WiRT member Mel Foot related this experience of being interviewed for a position in a road transport company. You can read more about Mel here.


Well done to Heidi Inkster of Truckstops Wellington for winning the recent Hino Skills Competition. You can read about Heidi’s success here

Women Behind the Wheel – Photo Comp

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners!

Show and Shine – Amy Edwards

Action Shot – Sheree Nield

Open Category – Brian Coxhead

People’s Choice – Amanda Bright

We need better rest stops!

We need your help Ladies. One of the WiRT objectives is to make the country’s rest stops a safer place for those of you out on the road, keeping the wheels turning.

Where are the best rest stops for trucks in New Zealand? – ones with good toilets, good parking and adequate lighting. If you have a favourite stop on your run, let us know. If there are some that need improving, share that with us too. We need your input to start the wheels of change turning so please add your comments below and let’s talk…!

Kiwi truckie says starring role in Volvo truck stunt was ‘hardcase’

http://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/news/87032727/kiwis-key-role-in-volvo-truck-stunt

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