About Tyreline

The company

Tyreline is New Zealand's largest privately owned importer and distributor of premium tyre brands.

Tyreline Distributors Limited started commercial life in 1987 as an agricultural tyre distributor trading from Grant and Barbara Rushbrooke's farm in Te Awamutu. Grant and Barbara started with their hay barn as the base for their operations and a farm ute as their delivery vehicle.

in 2000 a purpose-built Michelin accredited retread factory was built in Hamilton. Tyreline is able to provide commercial operators with complete access to MICHELIN Multi-Life truck product through MICHELIN new tyres, MICHELIN Retread and the regrooving technology developed by Michelin to extend the life and value of every MICHELIN truck tyre.

Tyreline has evolved into one of the most significant independent tyre companies in New Zealand, headquartered in Hamilton with additional warehousing in Christchurch and Auckland.

It is a testament to the strength of the business that Tyreline are now distributors for a number of leading brands in the tyre industry. These brands are provided in a range of products from passenger tyres right through to earthmover tyres. A team of friendly, experienced sales staff work closely with stockists to service the brands nationwide.

The Tyreline team are proud of what has been achieved to date and remain committed to being your complete tyre solution wholesaler.


Supporting motorsport

Michelin, the brand of fitment in the Porsche GT3 Cup Car Series

The Tyreline product mix lends itself well to involvement in motorsport throughout the country. 

Michelin is the brand of fitment to the Toyota Racing series. The technology that is developed and used in these tyres is transferred to the tyres that are used on the roads of New Zealand.

The Simex tyre is one that is synonymous with off road 4 wheel drive action within New Zealand. The tyres are always at the forefront of Winch Challenge competitions and the National 4x4 Trials series. The Simex brand is well renowned for its ability to work well in extreme conditions.

Tyreline work with a number of brand ambassadors who use the product in their chosen competitive fields. Ambassadors include Nathan Fogden (BFGoodrich Tires) and Peter Robinson (Michelin). Tyreline also supports motorsport competitions and venues all over the country, whether it be off-roading, 4WDs, circuit racing, speedway, or assisting our dealer network with their local events, we are committed to motorsport in New Zealand.