The legendary missing bulldozer of Taihape

Talk about a stranded bulldozer had been circulating in the Taihape District for years. One day Finn Wallis set out to find the machine…

Find it he did, perched precariously on the edge of 250 metre bluff, more than a kilometre from the nearest walking track.

This clip shows the recovery operation that ensued. The story is worth reading too. The Komatsu D-85 dozer has since returned to duty.

2 thoughts on “The legendary missing bulldozer of Taihape

  1. What an awesome rescue. Wouldn’t have thought you’d have a s..t show starting the old girl. And to think it’s back in the dirt today doing what it was meant to do. A great paint job too.

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