Murray Kernohan | Managing Director

Murray has spent the majority of his working career in and around the transport and heavy equipment industry.

Originally starting off his career as a Diesel Mechanic with Goughs (Caterpillar), Murray went on to spend 13 years working overseas – including nine years racing trucks in Europe.

With 21 years’ experience in management roles within the trucking industry under his belt, Murray has been part of the Truckline team for the past two years and says his favourite part of his role is being in the driver’s seat of the company.

When he’s not at work, Murray enjoys spending time with his boys and indulging in his favourite food which is “all the bad stuff”.

Fun fact: Murray taught F1 driver David Coulthard to drive a race truck!   027 267 3040

Aaron Loye |
Service Manager

Aaron has chalked up an impressive 19 years here at Truckline Services.

Prior to joining our team, Aaron was a diesel apprentice with Performance Diesel, worked for two years at Tauranga Diesel and spent five years in the UK.

He says it is our people and product that are the best parts of his job, with Kenworth topping the list as his favourite Truckline product.

When he is off the clock, Aaron likes to spend quality time with his family and coaching college cricket.

Fun fact: Aaron is an avid Leeds United football fan.
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Michael Beachen | Parts Manager

Michael has decades of automotive experience under his belt.

First starting off his automotive career with Alan Lee Auto in Te Puke, Michael spent time in roles with Vintage Restorations, TRT Mount, Central Diesel Services, Honda Tauranga and Repco before joining the Truckline Services team three years ago.

Michael says his favourite part of working at Truckline Services is enjoys overcoming challenging jobs, as well as having a laugh with the team.

He lists Cobra Cote vinyl protector as his favourite Truckline product.

When he is not at work, Michael can be found working on his project car and gaming, or enjoying a bite to eat at KFC or the local sushi shop.

Fun fact: Michael is a bit of an adrenalin junkie – he once enjoyed a birds eye view of his hometown during a skydive over Tauranga! 07 575 3883

Kerry Johnson | Parts Sales Development Manager

Kerry has an extensive background in the transport industry. His previous roles include as a qualified mechanic with Gough, parts salesperson with TWL, product support and generator salesperson for Cat, machinery salesperson, rental fleet manager and civil contractor, just to name a few!

Kerry says the best part of his role at Truckline Services so far has been keeping clean, and he lists ‘chemicals’ as his favourite Truckline product.

When he’s not at work, Kerry likes to spend his time with his family and participate in motorsports and watersports.

Fun fact: Kerry hails from Cambridge, the ‘Town of Trees and Champions.’   027 276 2245
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Roselee Johnston | Parts

Roselee has a range of work experience under her belt, from hairdressing to engineering to truck parts she brings a great array of skills to the team.

Roselees favourite part about working at Truckline is getting to be around the trucks themselves, particularly the Kenworths. Having grown up in a truck yard she is excited to be working amongst them again.

Her passion for the automotive industry further extends to her life outside of work where she spends her time working on her own or friends cars.

Fun fact: Roselee has been involved with hockey for 13 years, having travelled NZ umpiring.

07 575 3883

James Hemphill |
Parts Sales Representative

Carylyn Hill | Service Administrator

Jessica Milner-Hecks | Service Advisor/Warranty Administrator

Jessica has spent her career working in administration and as a heavy diesel mechanic.

Prior to joining Truckline Jessica spent her time as a mechanic working at Volvo, Mack and Hino. In addition she spent a year working at Cummins rebuilding engines.

Jessica’s favourite part about working at Truckline is that she gets to spend her weekends off with family and going on road trips. As she believes work life balance is everything.

Fun fact: Jessica coaches the Waikite U6 Blacks

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Careers with Truckline

At Truckline we are always looking for quality mechanics and industry experts if you think you would be a good fit, please get in touch. Email  

To enable you to maximise every one of your hard-earned dollars we’ve organised access to financial planning help from the great team at Super Advice. Whether it’s where you’re best to park your Kiwisaver, how to save a deposit for a home, or how to get on top of some current bills, they’ll be able to point you in the right direction. Click here to be directed to our Financial Wellness Centre.

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