About RMT

Robert Monk Transport Limited run a variety of scheduled and ‘on demand’ freight and linehaul services, on our main operating corridor from Auckland, via Mount Maunganui to Gisborne, East Coast, Napier and Hastings. However, we also travel North Island wide as required.

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What Our Clients say

“The team at Robert Monk Tansport work really hard to provide us with solutions for our freight requirements throughout the North Island. The drivers are friendly, the despatchers are efficient and the planning and communication is great.”

– Emma, Te Puke

Meet the Team

Robert Monk

Robert Monk


Robert is based at the regional office in Opotiki, from where he oversees the running of the business, along with the day to day operations of the Opotiki depot.

Marlina (Robert’s wife) not only supports him, but also helps with the administration duties at the Opotiki office.

Robert liaises with his Operations and Administration teams at the Head Office in Mount Maunganui and Gisborne to ensure the continual smooth running of the company.

Steve Monk

Steve Monk


Steve is the Workshop Manager and runs the workshop in Opotiki, where he is supported by an experienced team of mechanics.

The workshop liaise closely with the wider RMT team to ensure that the vehicles are maintained to a high standard, ensuring the safety of both staff and other road users.

Donal De Ru

Donal De Ru


Donald has been with the company for over 10 years, and is the Operations Manager.

He is supported by a team of Dispatchers, and is responsible for the daily truck operations, dealing with the company drivers and liaising with customers to ensure that all of their needs are met in a timely manner.

Ira Kohere

Ira Kohere


Ira has been with Robert Monk Transport Limited for a number of years, initially as a driver and then moving into Dispatch at our regional Gisborne office.

He is supported by our team of both linehaul and local delivery drivers, and liaises with the other RMT branches to ensure that all freight movements are dealt with in accordance to customers requirements.

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Fuel Adjustment Factor

The Fuel Adjustment Factor (FAF) effective from the 1st of January 2019 will be 3.51%