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:


View or download from the Ministry's website:





























Introduction - Subscribing

About Rooflink®

Published quarterly, Rooflink® is produced for RANZ Members and is a direct benefit of membership.  Rooflink® is the official journal and flagship of the Roofing Association of New Zealand.

For Licensed Building Practitioners - Skills Maintenance

Rooflink® is an approved publication by the Department of Building and Housing - qualifying for one (1) LBP skills maintenance point per issue

Containing a host of informative news, educational, business, industry and human interest articles and information, content of Rooflink® has a UNIQUE FOCUS and is SPECIFIC TO THE ROOFING INDUSTRY.  It's a great read!

Rooflink® brings members and subscribers right up to date with invaluable industry information including:

  • legislation and regulatory compliance
  • health & safety
  • technical
  • contractual/legal
  • employment
  • industry training
  • roofing features and member profiles
  • industry technology and innovations
  • AND the latest industry, supplier and membership news

Subscribing to Rooflink®

Eligibility terms and conditions apply:  Rooflink® is available on an annual subscription basis to non-member businesses, organisations, licensed building practitioners and individuals whose primary business/activity is not directly involved with roofing.  Businesses or individuals in the roofing sector whose primary business/activity is roofing and who would be eligible to apply for RANZ membership are not eligible to subscribe. 

If you are unsure as to your eligibility, please contact the RANZ CEO.

Enquire about subscribing

We invite you to contact RANZ to enquire about subscribing to Rooflink® and current annual subscription rates.

Email: or phone 0064-9-415-0278


  • ROOFLINK - latest issue out now
  • INNOVATION: Cladding on a new car park in Christchurch is a great example of a tinsmith's skill
  • Project Unite Ltd (Hamilton) installs a KingZip roof system on the new Delegat winery near Hastings. 
  • CEO Graham Moor leads a team to Vancouver to explore the RCABC's roof training school. Would a roofing school be possible in New Zealand to address the acute skill shortage? 
  • RANZ has developed a check list for re-roofing. This will assist members when assessing potential re-roof jobs with all aspects of replacing a roof notified on this document for the roofer to use when assessing the work and what will be required.
  • New rules now apply whenever retentions are withheld and many subcontract agreements will need to be modified.
  • Changes to provisional tax and new rules on withholding tax are outlined by Tax Management NZ's Chris Cunniffe.



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