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Portuguese Terracotta Tile

Portuguese is a terracotta roof tile available at Monier. The distinctive high roll profile and natural earthy tones, of this roof tile beautifully reflects the style of roofs in the Mediterranean region. 

Key Features
  • Mediterranean style
  • Lasting colour that does not fade
  • Available in 3 colours
  • Made from natural clay — sustainable and energy efficient
  • 30 Year Performance and Colour Guarantee
  • 250 x 415mm (W x L) approx. 14 tiles/m²
Tile Roofing
Scope of Use
  • Suitable for coastal locations & cold climates
  • Suitable for use with potable water collection
  • Straight bond
  • 250 x 415mm (W x L) approx. 14 tiles/m²
Limitations on Use

Specific design requirements for Portuguese Tiles:

  • Minimum roof pitch 25°
  • Roof underlay is required in all installations
  • Maximum rafter length varies with roof pitch — see Product Technical Statement
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Monier Portuguese Terracotta Roof Tiles conform to the NZBC (New Zealand Building Code) requirements and when installed according to Monier's instructions and NZBC, meet the following provisions:

  • Clause B2 Durability
  • Clause E2 External Moisture
Other Performance Attributes
  • Tiles are manufactured to (UE) No 305/2011, UNI EN 1304:2013
    • Manufacturer: TERREAL ITALIA S.r.L Strada alla nuova fornace, sn — 15048 Valenza (AL) — Italia
  • Colour does not fade
  • Tank water safe
  • Salt Safe — will not corrode over time
  • Impervious to frost and ice — will not warp
  • Will not rust, warp, or corrode


Monier Portuguese Roof Tiles are structurally guaranteed to perform their function and retain their colour for 30 years and are a low maintenance roof cladding option.

Monier Technical Resources
Product Technical Statement: Portuguese Terracotta


Colour Range
Additional Information

Monier has a proud history in the New Zealand building industry, from the original terracotta tile to the extensive range available today, Monier tiles have long been a trusted roofing solution.

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