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Steel roofing has been installed in NewZealand since the Pākehā brought kitset houses from Europe in the 1800s. It has been a tried and tested solution and regarded as the roof of choice by many New Zealanders.

Early roofing involved using 3.0 metre sheets and lapping them to cover longer roof planes. Modern manufacturing techniques have allowed us to use full length sheets without laps. The range of profiles has also increased with a range of manufacturers offering unique designs.

Roofing sheets vary in thickness, but typically most residential roofing is 0.4mm (base metal thickness) and commercial is 0.55 BMT to cope with the bigger spans. Please refer to the specific manufacturers product information sheets for further information regarding the technical performance of their products.


Corrugated roofing has become a timeless choice for many, being used on everyday housing through to high end projects. It suits roof pitches steeper than 8 degrees. Often laid on purlins at 900mm centres for standard installation. This may vary subject to the manufacturer’s technical information.

5 Rib and 6 Rib

These products are popular local choices especially for lower pitched roofs as they can be laid from 4 degrees upwards. They can span further than subject to the manufacturer’s technical information.

V Rib

V Rib is an angular profile with pans equal to the rib and is often used on architectural homes and commercial builds. V Rib can be from 4 degrees and is wider than the generic 5 and 6 rib profiles.

Commercial Profiles

There are a plethora of products on the market for commercial/industrial applications, such as Solar Rib and DP955. Commercial Profiles can generally be laid to wider purlin spans than residential profiles, reducing overall build costs and speeding up installation. We have access to a wide range of profiles and can assist with the selection of suitable products for your build.

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A D Bridge and Sons Builders have worked with Iconic Cladding on many successful roofing projects. These have included reroofing and new roof projects. The majority of these have been difficult projects on Schools in the Nelson/Tasman District. The Directors Joe and Sam work on the tools and visit site each day. This ensures that the workmanship is of the highest standard at all times. Any issues are resolved in a timely manner. They are very highly regarded for their technical knowledge and knowhow of all aspects of the roofing and metal wall cladding trades. A D Bridge and Sons Builders values our working relationship and look forward to it continuing for the future.

Darryl Bridge
A D Bridge and Sons Builders

I have just had Iconic Cladding complete the the new external cladding for my project. Found the whole team great to work with, with open communication from start to finish from both managers and staff on site. They did a fantastic job on site with an exceptional eye for detail and finishing which shows in their work. Thank you for a top-notch job that will last for years.

Dan Wright, Site Manager
Armitage Williams Construction

Iconic Cladding completed a recent project of ours in a professional manner with clear communication from the first meeting, this clear communication continued throughout the project onsite. Their effort and ongoing upskilling with Health and Safety is second to none locally, along with task specific planning. Nothing asked was too much and the whole team was engaged to deliver the project.

Thomas Evans, Project Manager
Gibbons Naylor

JTB Architects have worked with Iconic Cladding on several notable projects with metal and membrane roofing solutions. Iconic Cladding had an integrated role in the Falcon brae villa, a high-end luxury lodge with 1,000m2 of roof. The building received several awards including an NZIA local award and was featured on the cover of Scope magazine issue 54. The experience JTB Architects have had with Iconic Cladding has shown clear communication and positive problem-solving techniques for projects and clients.

Karl Vercoe
Jerram Tocker Barron Architects

We have been involved in working with Iconic Cladding since they started operations. During that time I have found them to a very reputable and fair in our dealings with them. The quality of service is above other roofing subcontractors in the Nelson region. Their lines of communications are clear and never leave us wondering what is happening or when. We find dealing with Joe and Colin at Iconic a pleasure.

Brian Mazure, Director
IMB Construction Ltd
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