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2015 RANZ Roofing Excellence Award

Wanaka-based David Strudwick is the winner of the 2015 Roofing Association of New Zealand’s Roofing Excellence Award, recognising high achievement in the industry.

David received this prestigious award at the Roofing Association’s annual conference, held in Wellington at Te Papa in June....

Tauranga company wins roofing award

A 680m2 metal tile roof covering two dwellings won top honours in this year’s Roofing Association of New Zealand’s Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award.
Dave Washer of Roofing Systems Ltd installed the roof which the judges said was a pleasure to look at with the straight...

Metalcraft Roofing presents Kãhu®

Metalcraft Roofing’s newest roofing and cladding profile, Kãhu®, not only represents qualities of elegance, endurance and style but also features an innovative double capillary overlap to the side lap.
This double capillary overlap allows for greater weather performance and provides an...

Proposed NZMRM Systems Guarantee update

Strategic Background

Recent and signalled changes in Law, around Builder liability, Council liability and Risk based consenting, have created a legal environment that is conducive to the development of an extended range of builder guarantees.

On the back of its...

Prickles or flashings


In the days gone by when there was only galvanised coated product used and soldering was the tried and true method for sealing, this method provided a fully sealed joint suitable for use with prickles.

With the introduction and more extensive use of colour product on Zincalume...

Proposed NZMRM Systems Warranty Initiative

The New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers (NZMRM) is an incorporated body representing the majority of metal roofing manufacturers in New Zealand. Metal roofs constitute over 95% of all Commercial roofs and around 75% of all Residential roofs in New Zealand. The NZMRM is a voluntary...

Auckland Council Proposal Would Raise The Cost Of Building

Auckland Council Proposal Would Raise The Cost Of Building

The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) contains a regulation preventing the use of uncoated roofing and cladding with an exposed surface or surface coating of “more than 10% zinc or copper”. This proposal would effectively ban the use, going forward, of metal roofing that is not coated. There...

Metalcraft Roofing Support NZ Architecture Students To Attend The ‘Total Immersion’ ...

Metalcraft Roofing support NZ architecture students to attend the ‘Total Immersion’ Architecture Student Summer School 2013

Richard Leplastrier, seminal architect, great teacher, old friend of Glenn Murcutt, talks about building architecture in the landscape, as “furnishing the greater...

New Export Business Development Manager

New Export Business Development Manager

In 2012 the Ross family (Metrotile) launched their new Tilcor business to target metal tile growth opportunities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Tilcor will source its metal tiles from the Metrotile manufacturing plant in Takanini, New Zealand.

To launch the Tilcor business...

Ranz Professionalism In Metal Tile Installation Award - 2013

The reroof of a 500sqm, earthquake damaged home in Christchurch with multiple pitches and requiring removal of 47 tonnes of concrete tiles has seen installer Chris Meldrum, of Town & Country Roofing Ltd win this year’s RANZ Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award.

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Erich Is This Year'S Roofer Of Excellence

A Swiss-trained craftsman, who was recruited in 1995 for installation of zinc panelling during construction of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, has won the prestigious 2013 New Zealand Roofing Association’s Roofing Excellence Award.

Erich Stocker is the senior craftsman/ supervisor for...

Sustainable Steel Council

The Sustainable Steel Council (SSC) was formed in 2009 to promote the use of steel as a sustainable building material to the various stakeholders within New
Zealand's building and property industries.

Once Metals NZ was formed, SSC became part of MNZ. NZ Metal Roofing Manufacturers...

Metrolite Appoints Rob Mcmahon As Training & Technical Manager

In 2008, Metrotile made a strategic decision to develop a robust Domestic arm in support of its Export focused business.

As a result of actively investing in a wide range of new product, manufacturing and marketing initiatives Metrotile has seen a four fold increase in its New Zealand...

NZMRM 2012 Annual Conference

The NZMRM Annual Conference was held in Queenstown 13 to 18 September 2012 and was attended by a record 110 people, which is up some 20% on the numbers that would typically attend an offshore conference. The Conference was held at the Hilton Hotel and the social highlights included an Industry...

Roofing Industries Expansion

Strategic growth continues for Roofing Industries Ltd, with the launch recently of a new website and a marketing tag describing the company as “the only national 100% New Zealand owned and operated longrun metal roofing and cladding manufacturing company.”

Recent expansion has included...

Metalcarft: Putting Safety First

Metalcraft Roofing, East Tamaki organised with the Department of labour a training session on Preventing Falls from Height at the Celcius Bar and Grill, Botany on the 2nd August. The presentation by Marcus Nalter, the Department of Labour preventing falls from height project team manager, was ...

Steel & Tube Launch Their New Profile - ST963

Steel & Tube’s ST963 profile has been specifically developed with unique design elements for superior performance over traditional high rib profiles.

Responding to industry feedback for a profile with more efficient cover than traditional high rib trapezoidal profiles, with stronger...

Winner Of The 2012 Roofing Association Professionalism In Metal Tile Roof Installation Award

Metrotile is proud to announce that the winner of the 2012 Roofing Association of New Zealand Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award was Shaun Cooke from Cooke Roofing in Hamilton.
 
The annual award, which recognises and celebrates craftsmanship in the installation of...

Carl Mossman

When Carl Mossman started with A. Balfour Ltd in Cambridge in January 1972 he probably never envisaged he would work for the same company for the next 40 years.

Balfours Cambridge was the roofing and plumbing outlet for the Tauranga based manufacturing operation of A Balfour Ltd,...

An Apology To Design Metal Roofing

In issue 26 we reported on the holiday home of David Jack and Elizabeth Thomas at Langs Beach. An important design element of this innovative project was the design and fixing of the Thermospan roofing installed by Design Metal roofing. We acknowledge the excellent work done by Design Metal...

Metrolite Support Christchurch Earthquake Victims With Free Roof Tiles Offer

Metrotile has around 50 roof lots of fully warranted end of line metal roof tiles, totalling some $250,000, that it is offering free of charge to the
people of Christchurch.

To access this support the applicants were required to register there interest on the Metrotile website...

Changes At Dimond:

Dimond are pleased to announce some positive changes to their management team – with a focus on putting the right people in the right job at the right time. We are excited to announce these new appointments.


Aidan Taylor will add Auckland Branch to his existing Northern Regional...

Ranz Professionalism In Metal Tile Installation Award.

Metrotile is proud to announce that the winner of the RANZ Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award was Nigel Bryant from Bay of Islands Roofing.

Both Bay of Islands Roofing and Nigel Bryant have been formally recognized by RANZ as the 2011 Award winners and Nigel has won a $...

Gerard Roofs Commitment To Training

Gerard Roofs continued to show its commitment to industry training recently holding a very successful day in which 31 of their Auckland and Northland based contractors completed Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) Roofing applications.


Holding this function at the Gerard Roofs...

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