Back to top

That man deserves a chocolate fish - Rob Ruru

str 1291 low 2

Late last month QRS supervisor Rob Ruru received a shout out for his grader expertise. Here he talks a little bit about his love of all things machinery.

Rob Ruru, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, blames being born in the 1970s for his passion for cars from that era.

There’s a grunty 1971 XY Falcon at home along with a 1973 XA coupe. But it’s his 2007 Roush 427r Mustang that’s his current pride and joy.

“When I was a kid we were all into following races like Bathurst and our uncles all had big V8s, so I guess it becomes part of you,” says the 42-year-old supervisor.

Rob loves polishing the Mustang for special occasions like school balls, but his enjoyment for driving goes beyond that . . . after 13 years with QRS he’s relishing the chance to get back on the grader.

“You’re often faced with 50 kilometres of road to fix and that's a big responsibility but I love it,” says the father of eight.

​“Knowing that through your work you are helping people go about their business, that's big.”

23 November 2017

Back to News

+64 6 838 9030
+64 6 838 9049
office@qrs.co.nz

Kaimoana Street, Wairoa 4108, Hawke's Bay
PO Box 83, Wairoa 4160, Hawke's Bay
More Contact Details

Quality Roading and Services (Wairoa) Limited (QRS) - Copyright © 2019

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© - https://www.qrs.co.nz / +64 6 838 9030 / office@qrs.co.nz