As a family-owned, New Zealand company, we have a real commitment to our staff, the companies we work with, and the success and efficiency of the industries New Zealanders rely on.

Since our start in 1993, our reputation and successes have been built on personal service along with unparalleled access to technical service.

We are a third-generation Kiwi family business founded on hard work, integrity, and a strong desire to keep New Zealand moving. Settling for no less than best, the team at Aktron take care and provide personal service to all our client base, whether they are situated in Kaitaia or Invercargill. 

We are committed to working with our customers to develop longstanding partnerships by offering the highest quality lubricants, trusted technical support, innovative fluid management solutions and fast response times coupled with our personal customer service. By doing so, we have developed a unique business model in the New Zealand lubricants market.

Our history

Each of our brands are unique and offer particular benefits, complementing each other well and offering our clients real options

We refuse to compromise when it comes to providing you with premium quality lubricants and grease, with three carefully selected brands.

Morris, Petronas and our own brand–TEL. Morris Lubricants dedicated team is actively involved in research and development to meet changing environmental pressures and high expectations for performance and efficiency. Petronas is one of the largest producers in the world and sponsor of the Mercedes Formula 1 team.

Every care is taken to ensure all products meet, or exceed, required specifications and that key products carry OEM approvals from all of the major engine manufacturers.

In our bulk warehouse, we have:




of lubricant in stock at anytime

Access to over


pieces of equipment


Aktron is committed to managing the integrity of its operations and business activities in a responsible manner with due consideration to the health, safety and security of our personnel, our stakeholders, and the environment in which we conduct our business. We strive to create a good working environment for our employees, contractors and for the communities in which we operate. We are committed to preventing pollution and minimizing the impact of our operations on the environment ensuring we only source from reputable suppliers with sustainability objectives that align with Aktron.

Technical Support

Our team of experts have decades of experience and know just what oil is best for your application. Selecting the right oil for the right job is crucial to extending the life of your equipment. The team at Aktron provide trusted advice to ensure that you get the maximum return on your investment. Aktron closely monitors oil sample results to ensure we are getting downward trends of soot and carbon build up, wear metals and componentry wear.


Garth Sucking
Business Development Manager
Heading up business development, Garth is the heart and soul of the future of Aktron. Constantly following up new opportunities, Garth plays a vital role in Aktron’s growth plans.
Pat Hickmott
General Manager
Looking after all things general, Pat keeps an eye on the overall business including sales and key accounts, finance and marketing having a hands-on role and regularly in contact with clients.
Jay Hickmott
Operations Manager
Running operations and logistics, Jay does a great job of managing all the balls in the air. Ensuring plenty of product is flowing through our warehouses and reaching customers intact and on time.
Lisa McNeill
Office Manager
Efficiently running admin and accounts, Lisa plays a key role in managing Akron’s busy office. Always keen to talk to our customers, Lisa is a well know member of the Aktron team.
Paul Shadbolt
Upper South Island Account Manager
The ultimate people person, Paul is one of our longest serving staff members and looks after our Upper South Island customers maintaining a great working relationship with them.
Max How
Lower South Island Account Manger
Max looks after our Lower South Island customers. Always keen to help his clients, Max goes above and beyond to ensure the customer gets what they want and when they want it.
Rob Manning
North Island Account Manger
With many years in the lubricants industry, Rob manages our North Island customers. Rob’s technical experience is a valuable asset to Aktron and its clients.
Ryan Cunningham
Warehouse & Dispatch Manager
Ryan runs our main warehouse and distribution. Dedicated and organized, Ryan runs a tidy operation maintaining our excellent delivery standards.