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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Gemma Gordon | Parts Manager

Gemma has worked in the Automotive Industry for almost 15 years. Her previous roles include Area Sales Manager for Autolink Distributors, Parts Manager for Sargent Rental and Maintenance where she looked after 14 branches across Australia and Store Manager at SuperCheap Auto.

The best part about her role at Truckline Services is the diversity! There are no two days the same.

When she’s not at work she loves going to the gym, renovating, and spending time with her family.

Fun fact: Gemma has been dancing Rock n Roll for almost 30 years. She has danced a lot of competitions, but the best part is that she dances every week with her Dad and her little girl. 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
07 575 3883

Andrew Hart | Service/Warranty Administrator

With previous roles including Parts Advisor at BMW and VW Groups, Andrew says it is the positive team environment and strong reputation of Truckline Services in the industry and community that makes it a great place to work.

Andrew lists Kenworth merchandise as his favourite Truckline product.

When he’s not a work, Andrew can be found relaxing, spending time on the beach at The Mount and making memories with his family. 

Fun fact: Andrew is quite the twinkle toes! Before working full-time Andrew was heavily involved in many different sports, including representing New Zealand in competitive ballroom and Latin American dancing.   07 575 3883

Jake Gunn | Senior Parts Interpreter

A Papamoa local, Jake has been part of our team for the past four years.

Having worked in the parts industry for the past seven years, Jake says it is the product and the team here at Truckline Services that makes it such a great place to work. He lists Kenworth as his favourite Truckline product.

Outside of work Jake likes to hang out with his family, listen to music and enjoy a plate of good old ‘meat and veg’.

Fun fact: Jake was previously an ambassador for Cure Kids   07 575 3883
027 485 6877

Michael Beachen | Parts Interpreter

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

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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