Friday, 18 October 2019 12:53

No dubious quality in these UTVs

Although it's not a well recognised name in New Zealand ATV or UTV circles, Hisun NZ has recently been gaining traction.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 09 September 2019 09:31

Bigfoot comes up trumps

Call them what you will, but UTVs, side x sides or ROVs have found a place in much of rural New Zealand.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 08 July 2019 14:55

Industry and govt at odds over CPDs

The farm quad industry and its regulators are at odds over the fitting of rollover devices on these machines.

Published in Management
Saturday, 29 June 2019 10:47

Electric UTV for the environmental farmer

While electric and hybrid vehicles gain traction on our roads, the concept is largely missing from the rural and off-road markets. But Hisun Motors New Zealand is ‘dipping its toes’.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 25 February 2019 12:55

Mule makes a good pack-horse

The Kawasaki Mule (multi-use light equipment) first saw the light of day in 1988, coining the generic name for a UTV (side x side).

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 24 December 2018 08:55

Revamped Jimny takes on UTVs

The UTV is a workhorse on many rural properties, but the asking prices — $15,000 to $30,000 — cause some farmers to baulk. So imported Japanese micro-trucks or conversions of more mainstream vehicles are gaining ground.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 17 December 2018 15:30

Middle of the pack UTV

Kawasaki's recently introduced Pro-MX UTV sits between the larger, three-seater Mule Pro-FX and the compact Mule-SX.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:34

Avatar mans up for farm duties

When Klaas and Janny Akkersma arrived in New Zealand from Holland in 1998 they brought with them a bucketful of hope and limited funds. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:32

Landboss’ power lets you know who’s in charge

We looked briefly at the Landboss in October 2017, but more recently spent a week driving the latest version onfarm in Waikato just as spring showed its hand. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 15 July 2016 08:55

Mule ideally suited for agriculture

UTV's have become the Swiss Army knife to a farmer for carrying out a multitude of tasks around a property, and the Mule manufactured by Kawasaki has become the generic term for this type of vehicle.

Published in Machinery & Products
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