Meet Our Team at Pacific Hino

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Our team at Pacific Hino have a wealth of expereience between them. Mike has been with the Business for over 10 years, and Bernie has been in the automotive service industry for his entire working career.

If you are looking for a new truck, or have one that needs a repair or service give our team a call for the right advice.

The Pacific Hino Team

Mike Grant - General Manager

General Manager - Mike Grant

Mike has been with Pacific Hino for almost 15 years and knows his Hino Trucks! If you are in the market for a new truck to keep your business moving contact Mike for a competative quote today. 

Who is your Hero? I don’t really have a specific “hero” but anyone working in Emergency Services (Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Police & Fire) they all do an amazing job.

What is your proudest accomplishment? Emigrating to Australia

What did you want to be when you were small? Professional footballer (soccer)

What is your favourite game or sport to watch and play? 50/50 (Soccer/Test Cricket)

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it? Granty & Captain Cautious

List your two pet peeves? Dishonesty & stealing

If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Cranky when tired & hungry! (My wife might just say plain cranky)

What is one thing you will never do again? Play naked twister in the back garden.

What was your first job? Cleaning buses

What is the most interesting thing you can see from your office? The legend Bernie Wienert

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The Pacific Hino Team

Bernie Wienert - Service Manager

Bernie has a lifetime of knowledge when it comes to automotive servicing. Over the years he has worked for Toyota as a service manager and business development manager and understands the importance of keep your truck/business moving. Ask Bernie today about preventative maintenance to keep your business on the road!

Where was your first job? Advanx tyre and Motor service , Mcleod street Cairns, Landrover, Volkswagen, Rambler and Toyota Dealer.

How long have you worked in the automotive industry? Since 1976 when Toyota fitted Electronic Fuel Injection to the Cressida, 45 Years, the thing most advanced or improved is we don’t have to clean spark plugs and Ignition points any longer.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? The UK, so much to see , Culture and the History.

What is your favourite food or drink? Favourite food : Pasta at La Fettuccini, Favourite Drink : Rum and Coke, Myres Rum,

If you won the lottery what is the first thing that you would do? Go and Buy a Marlin Boat and I would be the Deckie, occasionally I would say to the Skipper, I would like to fish Princess Charlotte bay,

What’s one thing that can instantly make your day better? A smile.

What’s your go to guilty pleasure? Sweets, 3 Milk Cake at Limberlost.

What’s your most prized possession and why? My Tinnie, I can shoot down the Barron and sit and fish whenever I like.

What app on your phone do you use the most? Garmin Connect, checking out steps, heart and health, it’s the only one I think.

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