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Paraparaumu Truckie Wins 2012 Highway Hero Award

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 2:34 pm | Beaurepairs

PRESS RELEASE 24 January 2013 Paraparaumu Truckie Wins 2012 Highway Hero Award For Saving Toddler Being deemed a hero was the last thing on truck driver Dennis Roderick’s mind when he instinctively slammed on his brakes and scooped a toddler wandering ... More >>

Invercargill driver wins 2011 Highway Hero award

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 4:57 pm | Beaurepairs

Invercargill truck driver Les MacIntosh says he was just doing “what anyone else would do” when he saved a two-year-old girl from a burning car in south Otago. Les’ actions were deemed by judges the ‘most heroic’ of six 2011 nominees and ... More >>

Keep an eye out for heroes on the road

Friday, 15 April 2011, 10:21 am | Beaurepairs

Warkworth driver and roading contractor Tom Mitchell was "just in the right place at the right time" when his actions saved the life of a crash victim last year and earned him the 2010 supreme Beaurepaires Highway Hero award. Now the hunt ... More >>

Free tyre repairs for Christchurch residents

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 5:24 pm | Beaurepairs

Christchurch Beaurepaires stores are providing FREE tyre repairs for passenger, emergency and rescue vehicles until 31 March. All stores are open except Durham Street, Tuam Street and Moorhouse Avenue. See http://www.beaurepaires.co.nz/ for further details. More >>

Warkworth driver wins Highway Hero Award

Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 4:15 pm | Beaurepairs

According to Warkworth driver Tom Mitchell he was “just in the right place at the right time” when he saved the life of a crash victim. Despite Tom’s modest description of events, his actions were deemed nothing less than heroic by judges of the supreme ... More >>

Keep an eye out for heroes on the road

Monday, 8 February 2010, 1:58 pm | Beaurepairs

Over the next ten months the hunt is on for highway heroes on New Zealand roads. More >>

Driver’s quick thinking earns hero award

Monday, 1 December 2008, 4:55 pm | Beaurepairs

Quick action and lack of concern for his own well-being won Gerald Phillips the 2008 Beaurepaires Highway Heroes Award. He was presented with a trophy and cheque for $5,000 at National Police Headquarters today by Superintendent Paula Rose, the New ... More >>

Plucky River Rescue Wins Hero’s Award

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 4:52 pm | Beaurepairs

Warkworth cartage contractor Colin Roberts has been named Beaurepaires Highway Hero for 2006 for his rescue of a man from the Puhoi River north of Auckland. He was one of seven nominees, all professional truck or bus drivers, who were recognised throughout ... More >>

Accident prevention wins hero’s award

Friday, 2 December 2005, 4:53 pm | Beaurepairs

Pat Ratu of Auckland has won this year’s Beaurepaires Highway Hero Award. Pat, who works for Auckland transport company Carr & Haslam, made national headlines in October when he stopped a drunk woman at the wheel of a car containing a two-year-old child. More >>

New service will cut fuel costs

Monday, 17 October 2005, 11:49 am | Beaurepairs

A new service being offered by Beaurepaires will ensure that every car that crosses the forecourt gets a free air pressure check and the spare tyre and due date for wheel alignment are checked. More >>

Free Air Saves Fuel

Monday, 26 September 2005, 1:38 pm | Beaurepairs

Under-inflated tyres are costing New Zealand motorists thousands of dollars every week in wasted fuel. A survey of tyres taken a few years ago showed that about 57 percent of New Zealand passenger cars were running on under-inflated tyres. More >>

Logging Truck Driver Named 2004 Highway Hero

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 11:29 am | Beaurepairs

A Tokoroa logging truck driver who twice saved a man's life with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation before using the crane gear on his truck to clear a landing space for the rescue helicopter, has been named this year's Beaurepaires Highway Hero. More >>

 

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