GOfuel Assisting Whakatane District Council

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GOfuel team members have been assisting Whakatane District Council in coordinating and providing fuel, equipment and lubes to the ‘once in 500-year flood’ afflicted areas of Edgecumbe.

All spare trailer tanks, and any available from customers, have been deployed to provide a readily available supply of diesel to the pumping units and earthmoving machinery in the township. Yesterday (11th April) GOfuel sourced a rental 1000 ltr cube and this has been deployed via helicopter to remote and cut-off areas south of Murupara.

Rob Kent, GOfuel’s General Manager Commercial, commented, “It’s been a challenging exercise and the team have been working non-stop for days providing fuel to relief services in Edgecumbe, plus maintaining fuel supply to other users in the area. Our Whakatane boys (Chris, Steve and David) are doing a fantastic job and, with more heavy rain forecast from the remnants of Cyclone Cook, we are committed to carry on our support.”

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