Friday, 25 January 2019 07:55

The best of both worlds

The Yamaha Wolverine X2-R spec looks to offer great work prospects plus performance — so you can have a little fun.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 30 April 2018 08:49

Wolverine a safe bet in the boonies

Queenstown wasn't turning on the charm weather-wise, giving us a wet and windy day in late March for the launch of the latest side by side from Yamaha, the all-new Wolverine X4. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 21 September 2017 09:54

New quad works hard, rides easy

For ten years quads have been getting bigger and piling on cubic capacity: it’s no surprise now to see machines of 750, 800 or even 1000cc.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 11 September 2017 11:03

Handles all the weather gods can throw

Having seen the latest Yamaha AG 125 at Fieldays we asked an Auckland supplier for a test machine for a willing farmer.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 13 October 2016 09:55

Grizzly has bite and good manners

While the debate goes on about safety and whether to stick with a quad or switch to a side-by-side, the former still has a place with riders who need to tackle tricky terrain in the backblocks of New Zealand.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 01 July 2016 11:55

Yamaha turns to Shark to keep safe

Rarely a week goes by without a report on a quad crash, prompting howls from experts for better rider training.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 17 December 2015 12:43

Yamaha takes to the skies

Unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – have become increasingly popular over the last few years.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 26 October 2015 11:04

Drone rule changes bring opportunity

Rules governing the flying of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) changed on August 1 with the introduction of Civil Aviation Authority Rule 102.

Published in Machinery & Products
 

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