Industry Codes of Practice Links




Available by free download from the NZ Metal Roofing Manufacturers' Inc website:




TORCH-ON MEMBRANE Code of Practice

The Code of practice for Torch-On Membrane Systems for Roofs and Decks published 2008 is available for free download from the Waterproofing Membrane Association website:


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Platinum Sponsor

NEW ZEALAND STEEL LIMITED is the country’s sole producer of flat rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural industries. We operate a fully integrated steel mill at Glenbrook, about 60 kilometres south of Auckland. The mill is surrounded by 500 hectares of farmland acting as a ‘greenbelt’ buffer zone. Over the years around 114 hectares of the industrial site and the greenbelt has been extensively planted with trees and grass. We use locally sourced ironsand to produce around 650,000 tonnes of steel a year. It is a remarkable example of how an industry can successfully adapt to take advantage of a natural resource unlike any other in the world. About 60% of our steel output is exported. Our company operates to the stringent ISO 9000 quality standards and is committed to being a world-class steelmaker. Together with our employees, we are continually striving to set new benchmarks for environmental and health and safety performance. Manufacturer of COLORSTEEL® prepainted steel, available in a range of designer colours and grades to suit just about any environment, and the product of world-leading technology, ZINCALUME® zinc/aluminium alloy coated steel boasts far superior anti-corrosion performance to ordinary galvanised steel. Its inherent strength, durability and useability make it ideal for a range of building and manufacturing applications. ...more


Gold Sponsor

Dimond are your trusted expert partner for the long term. For over 50 years, Dimond has been New Zealand’s largest manufacturer of metal roofing, cladding, rainwater and structural products. We produce an extensive range of products in each of these categories, backed by an experienced technical team. This gives us the ability to provide the right product and solution for your project. All Dimond products are manufactured with a focus on quality – the result of planning, advanced technical skill and innovation. Dimond products and installation standards are proven to fully comply with the New Zealand Building Code – giving you peace of mind. Dimond stand behind their products which are also backed by Pacific Coilcoaters (Colorcote®) and New Zealand Steel (Colorsteel®)....more


Silver Sponsors

ALSYNITE, a name synonymous with the manufacture and provision of innovative Clear Roofing Solutions, commenced manufacture in New Zealand in December of 1996. Since commissioning a "state of the art" manufacturing plant, the company has rapidly become a globally respected manufacturer of Glass Fibre reinforced roof sheeting. ...more


AMPELITE (NZ) LTD commenced production of fibreglass sheeting in Australia in 1969. The company has enjoyed steady growth during its 30+ years of operation to become a major manufacturer of all forms of GRP roofing products. Additionally, Ampelite supply a range of other plastic sheeting including polycarbonate. The Ampelite range of industrial and premium industrial grade sheeting is manufactured strictly in accordance with AS/NZS 4256 parts 1 & 3:1994. Ampelite are an ISO 9001 2000 Quality Endorsed Company, Licence QEC 4787. Ampelite have offices and warehouses in every mainland state of Australia, Thailand and in New Zealand and manufacturing operations in Melbourne - Australia, Bangkok - Thailand and Auckland - New Zealand. Every current and almost all superseded roofing and cladding profiles can be supplied. ...more




METROTILE products are manufactured by the Ross Roof Group which has been involved in roofing over four generations since 1942. RRG is an innovative and dynamic manufacturer and supplier of stone-coated steel roofing tiles. Metrotile, established in 1989, has spent the last quarter century supplying architects, construction firms and homeowners with superior tiles which are both pleasing to the eye and designed to withstand the elements. Metrotile products provide a more visually pleasing finish and exceptional long term durability. Installed in over 80 countries, the Metrotile Roofing Systems product range offers exceptional strength and durability in the harshest climates. Watertight and fire and earthquake resistant, our pressed steel roofing tiles can withstand hurricane-force winds and are backed by a Metrotile Roofing Systems warranty. ...more


With over 50 years in business, and seven manufacturing sites nation-wide providing a wide range of roofing, cladding, rainwater goods and accessories, STEEL & TUBE is the ideal supplier for your profiled metal roofing and cladding needs. Design Solutions have been developed in conjunction with specialist subcontractors, so they are not just effective, they are practical in the field. Wherever possible, they are also in compliance with the published Acceptable Solutions or the Profiled Metal Roofing Code of Practice. Our close relationships with BOINZ and many BCA’s means that in most cases compliance issues can be discussed rationally and a mutually acceptable solution arrived at. Similarly our relationships with industry organisations, BRANZ, our key suppliers and other subject matter experts means that we have a vast additional knowledge bank to draw on for authoritive technical advice. ISO 9001 certification ensures Quality Assurance, while our unique Warranty Plus offers unprecedented peace of mind for the builder and subsequent owners of the building. more

SKILLS is a multi-industry training organisation (ITO).  Our vision is focussed on developing skills to improve workplace performance.  Our mission is to promote the skill needs of our industries in the education and training sector and to broker the delivery of high quality industry training services to companies in our industries.  We are currently the ITO for 19 New Zealand industries including SPECIALIST TRADES.  Recognised by government and our industries are the national standards setting body.  Skills works with industry to develop skill standards and qualifications, manage national training systems and provide skills leadership.  From a national network of offices located in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Skills manages industry training arrangements for approximately 3,000 employers and 13,300 employees.  Skills is structured as an incorporated society, the members of which are the industry associations who represent the sectors for whom we are the national standard setting body. ...more

THERMAKRAFT LTD  has been operating in the New Zealand market since 1987. Our manufacturing plant, research and development laboratory and distribution warehouse are all based on 1.2 hectares of land in the industrial region of East Tamaki, Auckland. We are committed to service and providing quality products at a highly competitive rate. Bringing you the best in local and international products from rooftop to under-floor, we have it covered. At Thermakraft we continue to push the boundaries in developing and sourcing the best building materials so that we can meet your needs in a continuously evolving environment. Thermakraft's large and varied range of products are available through all leading hardware stores, building supplies, timber merchants and roll formers throughout New Zealand. ...more  .



Bronze Sponsors



At AOTEA, maintaining great relationships with customers and principal suppliers is the key to our success. However it’s our customers that always come first. Our experience in the industry, coupled with passionate and highly trained staff, enables Aotea to provide the best machinery, service and support, custom made for your requirements. Strong partnerships with suppliers gives Aotea exclusive access to some of the most advanced power tools and machinery for processing sheet metal in the world, including power tools designed specifically for the roofing industry. Working with Aotea, you won’t have to settle for anything less than the best. The combination of our service, hands-on product knowledge and a modern outlook of the industry means we can achieve a standard unlike anyone else  ...more  



ARDEX NEW ZEALAND specialises in high-quality construction materials for substrate preparation, levelling floors, waterproofing, the fixing of natural stones and ceramic tiles and other surfacing materials.  ARDEX offers innovative products of outstanding quality and optimal environmental friendliness, as well as providing training and support services for their application.  The ARDEX Group comprises 28 subsidiaries and some 1,400 employees active in offices and branches in more than 50 countries.  ...more  


Established in 1965 BREMICK FASTENERS provides over 40 years experience in the manufacture of high quality fasteners for performance conscious professionals in the construction, manufacturing, mining, and petro-chemical industries. Bremick Fasteners Ltd is the largest Australian owned and operated fastener organisation with 10 factory warehouses in all major capitals in Australia and New Zealand. ...more  


From their Auckland facilities, PACIFIC COILCOATERS are able to serve the entire New Zealand marketplace. Pacific Coilcoaters supply a range of quality pre-painted steel and aluminium products to meet the broad needs of the NZ roofing and cladding market and is an accredited supplier of pre-painted steel and aluminium materials for roofing and cladding products under the ISO9002 quality standard. Audited by Telarc NZ. The range of ColorCote® products is exclusive to Pacific Coilcoaters. ...more


TYVEK® building envelope systems offer solutions that meet or exceed building codes, help extend the life of the building and help reduce fossil fuel consumption. Tyvek® building wrap solutions resist moisture and air but are highly permeable, to reduce the risk of condensation damage, wood rot or mould growth. Product offerings include wall underlays (HomeWrap), roof underlays (Supro), flashing tape (FlexWrap), etc.

DuPont™ has been the building envelope industry leader since it invented the building wrap category more than 30 years ago. Today we’re working with architects, builders and installers around the world on innovative solutions for the next generation of new construction, and renovation of existing buildings ...more



FRIBESCO sells high-end roofing tools into the New Zealand market, enabling roofing contractors to save money with time-tested, high quality products to execute their trade with excellence and speed. In addition Fribesco offers tool box and hands-on training sessions.

The company imports a large variety of bending, cutting and seaming tools from Austrian suppliers WUKO and Stubai and from German manufacturer Frreund & MASC, fittings from Rees as well as large machines for sheet metal cutting, flanging and roll bending by the Schroeder Group, Schlebach, Variobend and Schechtl. Furthermore, Fribesco imports quality work wear by FHB of Germany.

Fribesco is cutting edge and up to speed on new developments in the industry and provides products and trade know-how – their professional tools and training sessions will increase efficiency in the roofing trade considerably ...more



 GERARD ROOFS enhance the appearance and protect the value of homes and buildings around the world.  For many people, choosing a roof is prmarily about style, and in this respect, a modern, lightweight Gerard roof offers a myriad of different options to suit architecture of all kinds.  But equally important is peace of mind.  You want to feel confident your roof will continue to protect your home and its precious contents even under the most extreme conditions imaginable.  Gerard roofs have been thoroughly proven over time right throughout New Zealand and in over 120 countries around the world ....more 



Utilising new technology combined with the advantages of lightweight aluminium, INTAKS is a simple access scaffolding system providing guard rails for roof edge protection and working platforms for all trades to work safely on residential and commercial sites.  With the introduction of new guidelines in 2012 for working at height and working on roofs, WorkSafe NZ require roof edge protection on all builds and platform systems to replce builders' traditional trestles, saw tools and ladders.  Extremely lightweight and configurable, INTAKS scaffolding was designed to overcome the frustrations of traditional scaffolding.  INTAKS brackets remain an integrated part of the framework of the building after construction, providing future access using the INTAKS Scaffold system for maintenance and repairs with minimum disruption to lifestyle and gardens etc ...more

KONNECT (formerly Hylton Parker Fasteners), New Zealand’s fastener specialists, has been a part of the Coventry Group since 2001. The operation today has evolved from two previous businesses that operated separately on the North and South Islands. Today this business accounts for 13 out of the 61 branches throughout Australia and New Zealand. Konnect is a true fastener specialist stocking a wide range of products. ...more 



LAMINEX New Zealand is the leading manufacturer and supplier of decorative surfaces and panel products. With market leading brands in our portfolio including formica, Laminex, Melteca, Caesarstone, Seratone, Strandfloor and Strandsarking, Laminex New Zealand offers residential and commercial solutions for all interior spaces.

From benchtops and cabinetry, through to structural flooring, roofing substrate, wall lining and commercial joinery, there are products available to meet all these application requirements. Laminex New Zealand has manufacturing facilities throughout New Zealand and prides itself on supporting the NZ building industry with strong industry associations and memberships ...more



MAXIMUM SAFETY NZ LTD T/As MAXSAFE provides New Zealand and Australia:  Height Safety Training ♦ Products ♦ Services ♦ Health and Safety Systems and Management/Audit/Testing.  We specialise in providing "Work Safety Solutions for Life"  ...more


METALCRAFT ROOFING is New Zealand's largest and most established privately owned building product rollformer and installer with 12 branches nationwide.  Metalcraft has an extensive range of longrun roofing profiles, lightweight metal tiles and rainwater system solutions.  By installing its own product Metalcraft Roofing offers a unique solution to domestic and commercial clients for any roof or wall cladding project ...more 



ROOFING INDUSTRIES LTD. is a privately-owned business made up of experienced and passionate rollforming roofing professionals who have been working together since long before the company was set up in 1999. We manufacture and supply tailor-made metal roofing and roofing accessories for commercial, industrial and residential purposes using the latest technologies. Our products are designed to comply with industry regulations and our products undergo stringent testing on our specially designed test rig. Since our beginnings in North Harbour, we have expanded rapidly with branches located in Auckland, Hamilton, Whangarei, Palmerston North, Taupo, Wellington and Christchurch. ...more  

With over 100 years in the trade DLM brings to the market high quality service, manufacturing and supply of lead products, flashings, solder, fluxes, silver brazing alloys, zinc anodes, extruded anodes, extrusions, castings metals and sealants.  With vast experience in the metals and alloys industry DLM has gained a reputation of providing "correct metal solutions for any application".  DLM boasts a proud history as a manufacturer of lead products since the early 1900's.  The company has been under the control of the AMC Group since 1996 and over the last three decades has added a stable of new products to the point where it is now a recognised supplier of a full range of flashing products and accessories to the roofing and plumbing markets.


 Blue Sponsors

The KINGSPAN Group was founded in 1972 as a small family business in the Republic of Ireland. The Group was initially involved in the manufacture of metal cladding and roll formed structural sections. During the early 1980's, the Group expanded into the manufacture of insulated panels and insulation products and established manufacturing plants in the U.K. and Ireland. Kingspan entered the New Zealand market in 2004 through a distributor, this was replaced in 2006 with a New Zealand owned business operating as a sales office importing panels from manufacturing plants in both Australia and the UK



NBS LIMITED is owned and operated by Richard and Angela Smith, specialising in roofing fastenings and associated roofing installation products. Richard is a craftsman plumber by trade and spent 10 years as a self-employed roofing contractor before being in the roofing fastenings industry for the last 23 years. Angela has been in the fastening industry for over 15 years.

We manufacture and import the latest technology in roofing fixings, coatings and associated products. With our own colour match and assembly facility, we provide the excellent service. NBS Ltd is different from other fastening companies in that we are NZ owned, specialize in roofing fixings, colour match our own products, and most importantly, have roofing installation experience and knowledge to ensure you are using the correct products.


With over 50 years experience in the building and home renovation markets STRATCO (NZ) LTD has become one of the largest producers and marketers of quality building and home improvement products in Australia, opening their first international division in Christchurch New Zealand in 1992 where it has met local challenges in the sheet metal fabrication, housing and industrial markets. ...more


VIKING ROOFSPEC (a Tiri group company) distributes a wide range of products for the construction industry which are applied by its 100-strong Approved Applicator network. Most of Viking Roofspec's product lines have BRANZ Accreditation and ISO 9002 Quality Assurance. Skellerup offers the Viking Full System Warranty. ... more



 WAKEFIELD METALS is New Zealand's leading importer and distributor of aluminium, brass, copper, stainless steel, zinc, fasteners and other specialty products for New Zealand manufacturers. Major market sectors include building and construction. With over 66 years experience in New Zealand, Wakefield Metals can provide technical support and assistance through their field sales representatives and in-house customer services teams at all Service Centre ....more  

TASMAN INSULATION NEW ZEALAND LTD started manufacturing in New Zealand in 1961.  In 2003 Tasman Insulation became part of the Fletcher Building group - Building Products Division.  Manufacturing plants in Auckland and Christchurch have ISO 9001 certified quality management systems and use Owens Corning technology to ensure the market receives leading edge innovations in glass wool technology.  Pink Batts® Ultra®Classic and SnugFloor ranges are also BRANZ appraised.  The company is a manufacturer, supplier and distributor of  insulation, underlays, foils, wraps, building membranes and related products.


NBS LIMITED is owned and operated by Richard and Angela Smith, specialising in roofing fastenings and associated roofing installation products. Richard is a craftsman plumber by trade and spent 10 years as a self-employed roofing contractor before being in the roofing fastenings industry for the last 23 years. Angela has been in the fastening industry for over 15 years.


We manufacture and import the latest technology in roofing fixings, coatings and associated products. With our own colour match and assembly facility, we provide the excellent service. NBS Ltd is different from other fastening companies in that we are NZ owned, specialize in roofing fixings, colour match our own products, and most importantly, have roofing installation experience and knowledge to ensure you are using the correct products.


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