Furniture Truck Hire In Christchurch

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Hiring a furniture truck in Christchurch or any town or city in New Zealand really is much easier than you may think. There are no special skills required other than being both legally and physically able to drive a vehicle – a special licence is not necessary. The benefits of hiring your own furniture moving truck are what makes it worthwhile, greater flexibility, cost effectiveness, and the freedom to schedule your day as you please top the list, but hiring your own furniture moving truck also allows you to take your time with your more precious items to ensure they are safely relocated without any damage. 6 Things You Should Know (read more)

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Wet Weather Driving Tips

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Weather conditions in New Zealand vary greatly from one end of the country to the other and are unpredictable at the best of times so it’s important to be prepared and drive accordingly. Extreme wet weather is something you could strike in any part of the country at any time of the year, but it is most prevalent during the winter months. Water logged soil and heavy rainfall can result in flooding, slips or landslides and excess road surface water. Areas particularly prone to heavy rainfall include the west coast of the South Island and the very far north of the North Island. Wet Weather Driving In NZ When driving (read more)

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Auckland To Christchurch Moving Tips

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Sometimes moving house in New Zealand involves relocating not only to a new suburb, town or city, but an entirely different island. A surge in construction related jobs as a result of the Christchurch Earthquakes and soaring property prices in Auckland has seen an increase in the number of people relocating south in search of employment and lifestyle opportunities. Crossing the Cook Strait can substantially add to the logistics and costs involved in relocating, with many moving companies charging thousands of dollars just to move between the main cities of Auckland and Christchurch. Long distance moves can be a fairly daunting process, take a look below for some helpful tips (read more)

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What Type Of Truck Or Van Rental Do I Need?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

When moving home, shifting furniture, equipment or large items, rental vans and hire trucks are an ideal solution.  Minibuses or large people movers and vans are perfect for sports teams, clubs, or family trips and group holidays.  If extra space is needed why not add an affordable trailer hire to the list, enabling additional storage space and a more flexible approach to the day’s activities. With various options available from self-drive cargo vans, box body and drop side trucks, utes, minibuses, minivans and trailers, making the right choice best suited to individual needs can sometimes be daunting. For some quick insight into the types of truck and van rentals available (read more)

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Safety Tips For First Time Truck Drivers

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Driving a truck is quite a different experience to driving a car. Trucks are much bigger, heavier and more cumbersome vehicles that require much more time and distance to manoeuvre and come to a stop. Driving a truck requires good concentration and most of all strict adherences to all safety requirements. However, do not let this put you off, they are extremely useful for a variety of tasks, including moving house, transporting business goods or moving heavy or bulky items throughout New Zealand, and are often overlooked as an option as people do not realise they are able to drive one using their regular car licence. Licencing  Your New Zealand (read more)

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