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6 Mar 2024

End of an era: Celebrating the legacy of Winstone Wallboards' Penrose plant

Winstone Wallboards’ Penrose, Auckland manufacturing facility is finally farewelled, after more than 50 years of producing GIB ® plasterboard and associated products for
millions of Kiwi homes and buildings.

End of an era: Celebrating the legacy of Winstone Wallboards' Penrose plant

6 Mar 2024

GIB: Bracing elements with varying wall heights

We sometimes field questions about how you should go about calculating the capacity of a bracing element with a varying wall height. The answer is covered in NZS3604:2021 in clause 8.3.1.4;

GIB: Bracing elements with varying wall heights

7 Feb 2024


Salvation Army volunteer team takes Kiwi modular housing solution, EasyBuild, to Tonga – builds quality home in just 12 days!

A team of 15 volunteers from The Salvation Army New Zealand recently travelled to Kolovai, Tonga,
to build and complete an EasyBuild home, with the team largely completing the home in just 12 days
on site.


Salvation Army volunteer team takes Kiwi modular housing solution, EasyBuild, to Tonga – builds quality home in just 12 days!

7 Feb 2024

New e-training tool from GreenSpace: The Sustainability Toolkit

If you’re looking for a starting point to embed the sustainability message in 2024, then look no further! GreenSpace training is here.

New e-training tool from GreenSpace: The Sustainability Toolkit

6 Sept 2023

Healthy plasterboard, healthy homes and a healthy environment

Winstone Wallboards has made some big steps forward over the last 15 years to ensure as an organisation, we make better use of our existing materials to reduce, reuse and recycle where we can. Ultimately, we’re focused on contributing positively towards the creation of healthier homes in New Zealand as well as reducing our impact on the environment.

Healthy plasterboard, healthy homes and a healthy environment

22 Jun 2023

Managing the biggest change in a century while delivering the same innovative plasterboard for Kiwi homes

As the organisation approaches a near 100-year history of producing plasterboard in New Zealand, we’re building towards another century of innovation with our new $400 million manufacturing and distribution centre in Tauriko, Tauranga due to open later this year.

Managing the biggest change in a century while delivering the same innovative plasterboard for Kiwi homes

4 May 2023

Builtin Launches New 3-in-1 Insurance Cover for Modular, Relocatable and Tiny House Builders

One of the biggest challenges for businesses involved in the construction of tiny homes, cabins, relocatable homes, modular dwellings or using other offsite, modern methods of construction is making sure there are no gaps in their insurance coverage.

Builtin Launches New 3-in-1 Insurance Cover for Modular, Relocatable and Tiny House Builders

6 Apr 2023

GIB Weatherline®: The Purple Plasterboard Wrapping Its Way Around Kiwi Building Sites

“If you want to make a statement, wear purple.”

GIB Weatherline®: The Purple Plasterboard Wrapping Its Way Around Kiwi Building Sites
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