About Gerard Roofs

Gerard Roofs is a remarkable New Zealand success story that highlights Kiwi ingenuity and our nation’s ability to take on the world. Gerard Roofs are enhancing the appearance and protecting the value of homes and buildings around the globe.

In this section you can learn some facts about about our company, it’s history, environmental values and our New Zealand network of certified installers.

The brainchild of a true innovator

More than 50 years ago, New Zealand innovator Lou Fisher produced the world’s first steel tile and established a trusted brand that would grow to become Gerard Roofs.

For decades our lead has been continually maintained through ongoing innovation and relentless attention to high quality standards and service. 

Roofing the world

These days Gerard Roofs is the primary brand of the Fletcher Building Roof TIle group, an international manufacturing, marketing and distribution division operating in five regions with plants on four continents and sales into 127 countries.

Impeccable industry credentials

Fletcher Building itself is New Zealand’s most significant building industry constituent, a leading manufacturer and among New Zealand’s largest public companies with over a hundred years of sucessful trading.

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Sustainable practices
Your Gerard pressed steel roof is an environmentally friendly choice. It’s a lightweight roof, which means it’s transportation footprint is smaller and it’s made from steel, which is endlessly recyclable.
More eco-friendly facts
Gerard Certified Roofers
Gerard roofs are only installed by Gerard Certified Roofers – trained professionals with Licensed Building Practitioner status. We have a network of GCRs that covers all of New Zealand.
Installer directory

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