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Product News

News and updates on New Zealand architectural products.

March 2021

New Zealand Panels Group Opens New Showroom in Parnell, Auckland

Designed specifically for architects and designers, it features panels across the melamine, laminate and veneer ranges and engineered stone slabs in large format.

The Continuous Innovation of COLORSTEEL

The Continuous Innovation of COLORSTEEL

With a continued focus on product improvement, COLORSTEEL now offers a unique matte paint finish and a new solution for condensation management.

Interactive Resene Finishes Engage Young and Old Alike

Interactive Resene Finishes Engage Young and Old Alike

Paint finishes have moved far beyond just being pretty into a whole range of practical applications to help you make the most of school spaces.

Defining Learning Environments with Advance Flooring

Defining Learning Environments with Advance Flooring

Educational facilities from early childhood centres through to tertiary institutions often consist of five distinct environments: learning spaces, sports areas, bathrooms and changing rooms, entryway and circulation areas, and stairways.

Brickworks Launches its Hydrogen Feasibility Study

Brickworks Launches its Hydrogen Feasibility Study

From its very earliest days, Brickworks Building Products has committed to investing in the latest manufacturing technologies to contain costs and improve productivity and product quality.

The Dulux Industry Solutions Education Guide

The Dulux Industry Solutions Education Guide

For generations, Kiwis have relied on Dulux products in their homes, businesses and projects in both residential and commercial settings. Today Dulux extends its capabilities with an industry-leading suite of products and services in the diverse New Zealand education sector.

DriSpace Brings Compatible Weather Protection and Ventilation Systems to NZ

DriSpace Brings Compatible Weather Protection and Ventilation Systems to NZ

The new DriSpace website offers vented roof and wall systems combining high vapour permeable underlays, air and vapour tight ceiling and ventilation products.

Warm Roofing Made Easy with Kingspan Insulated Panels

Warm Roofing Made Easy with Kingspan Insulated Panels

Kingspan Insulated Panels offer a simple and cost-effective warm roofing solution that meets Ministry of Education requirements: Kingspan’s trapezoidal roofing panels (KS1000 RW) have been used extensively on schools around New Zealand to provide a high-performance roof solution.

Marshall Innovations Offer Weathertight Solutions for New Learning Environments

Marshall Innovations Offer Weathertight Solutions for New Learning Environments

A look at how Marshall Innovations Construction Solutions are suitable for use in new learning environments.

Improved Learning with Daylighting

Improved Learning with Daylighting

Fuelling student and staff achievements with natural light in education facilities.

ARDEX Butynol & Butyseal Certified for Use at Pitches of 1:100

ARDEX Butynol & Butyseal Certified for Use at Pitches of 1:100

The only sheet membranes produced in New Zealand with CodeMark Certification confirming compliance of use at pitches of 1:100.

Trespa: Creating the Schools of Tomorrow

Trespa: Creating the Schools of Tomorrow

Trespa Meteon cladding panels bring vibrant facade options to school design, while offering durability and ease of maintenance. 

Customised Whiteboards Perfect For Modern Learning Environments

Customised Whiteboards Perfect For Modern Learning Environments

Whiteboards are arguably one of the most iconic tools associated with education, and research suggests that students have a higher level of engagement with information presented through multiple teaching methods.

 Rondo Top of the Class with New Zealand Education

Rondo Top of the Class with New Zealand Education

Not only does Rondo supply the sub-structure for wall and ceiling linings, but it also partners with the manufacturers to ensure that the surface for the linings works for each system.

Corian: The Hygienic, Easy to Clean and Versatile Choice for Learning Environments

Corian: The Hygienic, Easy to Clean and Versatile Choice for Learning Environments

Whether speccing for an early childhood centre, school or university, the required core features are the same: educational facilities need materials that are hygienic, durable, easy to clean and aesthetically pleasing. Corian ticks all of these boxes.

Five Tips For Creating an Indoor-Outdoor Kitchen

Five Tips For Creating an Indoor-Outdoor Kitchen

Cosentino shares their top tips for seamless indoor-outdoor kitchen design. 

Bring Projects to Life with Dulux BIM Solutions

Bring Projects to Life with Dulux BIM Solutions

The new Dulux BIM Solutions offer provides easy to use BIM content and Add-Ins so users can add Dulux colour and product ranges to Autodesk Revit and GRAPHISOFT Archicad models quickly and simply.

Level Threshold Access in Educational Facilities: Weathertightness Design Requirements

Level Threshold Access in Educational Facilities: Weathertightness Design Requirements

Keeping learning environments safe and healthy while providing adequate access for all user groups.

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