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Welcome to TR Group's blog. Your one stop shop to keep up to date with all the latest goings on!

Fuso Electric Trucks

Six reasons to lease from TR Group.

While there are several lease options in the market, we believe that none of them offers the same value and expertise TR Group provides. Dealing with TR Group will give you the peace of mind that the vehicles in your fleet will work at their optimum while experiencing minimal disruption and downtime.

Mechanic checking deck

Top five maintenance tips to keep your fleet moving this summer!

Summertime is one of the busiest seasons in our industry and we’re here to share some expert knowledge by giving you five tips to keep your fleet moving! These are based on years of experience and our awareness of the reoccurring causes of heavy vehicle downtime and damages during summer.

Ferrari 488

What your business can learn from Ferrari.

“When you’re working on something you’re passionate about, the reality is, you get much better outcomes because people who love what they do are passionate about doing a good job.” –Shane O’Grady, TR Group National Sales Manager

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

As a follow up to Mental Health Awareness Week, TR Group is emphasising that it’s more important than ever to check in on your mates and loved ones. From the 21st to the 27th of September, TR Group ran a promotional campaign supporting Mental Health Awareness Week showcasing the messages that emblazon our beloved Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog.


Fleet immediately available for lease from TR Group through all COVID-19 alert levels.

As the country keeps uniting to fight against COVID-19, the team at TR Group is helping to keep our country moving. To make sure your business keeps growing, we have a full range of competitively priced ex lease and rental gear available now and ready to work.

TR Semi Skel Hire becomes TR Group Australia

TR Group is pleased to announce the launch of TR Group Australia, formerly known as Semi Skel Hire Pty Ltd. TR Group acquired the Melbourne-based trailer rental company in July 2019 as a first step into the Australian truck and trailer hire market.

Electric Truck

Fuel Cell Partnership with Hiringa Energy

TR Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hiringa Energy to offer heavy fuel cell electric trucks for the New Zealand Market.

Our new normal

The world has changed amongst the Covid 19 pandemic, and here at TR Group we have had to adapt and move with the changes. The way we work has changed, we decided as a business to make the most of a difficult situation and to come out the other side of lockdown with a new appreciation for each other, the world we live in, and through new lenses we were able to see just how flexi ...

Logging Truck

Get the right vehicles to help your business recover from COVID-19.

Slowly but surely, New Zealand is recovering from the effects of COVID-19. We’re proud of what our country’s accomplished in fighting the pandemic and as we recover together and demand increases, having a truck or trailer ready to go to meet demand might be just what you need.

Covid-19: TR Group's policy in relation to the cleaning, disinfecting, and maintenance of our vehicles by 3rd party suppliers

The safety and well-being of TR Group’s customers, suppliers, team members, and all New Zealanders is always our utmost priority. With the continued spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, we felt it was important to provide you with an update on our business operations and our commitment to supporting your business from a maintenance perspective through these uncertain times. TR Group is taking this situation seriously and we are doing all that we can to ensure your continued peace of mind regarding the supply of parts and services to our fleet. 

Mack, The Hopeful Black Dog

TR Group and I AM HOPE’s Gumboot Friday challenge: 2,000 Kilometres for FREE Kids’ Counselling

In 2019, TR Group embarked on a 9-month-long journey to build a one of a kind heavy commercial vehicle whose purpose exceeds more than just being a tool for business. This truck is  Mack, the Hopeful Black Dog.

High Performing Teams (with the luxury of training wheels)

At TR Group, we work hard to create the opportunities to learn and grow wherever possible, whether that is becoming a more deliberate leader at work, a bigger contributor within a team, or simply personal growth. One way we like to explore learning is self-development on a course we have coined “OPC” which is named after the Outdoor Pursuits Centre where it takes place (creativ ...


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