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Rockcote TRENDS Guide

The latest design trends book is now available. This publication features a multitude of aspirational designs that have incorporated Rockcote plaster cladding systems, textures, and colours from Resene. This year our Trends Guide includes, Insulated Masonry Systems, Milano Italian Interior finishes, and Award winning residences from around the country. Click on the link to view […]

Quake Shakes, but no cracks in Rockcote

The recent earthquakes in Canterbury shook the region to the core. Many residences constructed from brick bore the brunt with many being demolished. This quote is just one of many we have received from our clients, “According to all reports the epicenter may as well have been under our home. The next morning I went […]

Earthquake Damage

On Saturday morning an Earthquake registering 7.1 hit Canterbury. Many of our clients have called to advise that they have no issue with their Rockcote cladding. However in the interests of those homeowners that may have issues post earthquake we have solutions that can be applied by our network of registered plasterers. To get a […]


Visit us at this years premier HomeShow event. We are located in Hall 1, stand number 113. We will be available to discuss your new construction requirements or to simply discuss our premium plaster cladding solutions. Rockcote are also teaming up with Future Proof Building at this years show, so come visit us and we […]

Rockcote Systems the latest Future-Proof Building Partner

Rockcote Systems the latest Future-Proof Building (FPB) Partner means you can now incorporate Rockcote Plaster Cladding into your FutureProof project. FPB features and solutions are those that will improve your quality of life now and ensure your home maintains and improves its future value.  The FPB initiative acts as a badge of confidence for consumers […]

Rockcote Supporting Heart Foundation

We are very proud to support the Heart Foundation  by providing our expertise, and premium products in conjunction with Jennian Homes. Jennian Homes has been chosen to build the dream homes that are the major prize in the six Heart Foundation lotteries held each year. For further information on the Heart Foundation Lottery, and the […]

Rockcote Systems onboard with SpecAlert

SpecAlert is a very simple and extremely quick method for the specifier to alert the building product supplier that their product has been specified on a project and who the next contact is, especially important if the specifier will no longer be involved in the project. SpecAlert is a direct link between the specifier and […]

Rockcote release FastFloat Mineral Texture Finishes

Rockcote has released the latest additions to their Mineral Texture’s range. The two new finishes have been designed to provide both fine and coarse finishes that will suit all designs. FastFloat fine sponge – is considered the best fine sponge plaster on the market today. It accurately emulates the traditional solid plaster ‘fines’ finish. FastFloat […]

Integra System – BRANZ appraised

The latest Rockcote solution released into the market has received the final tick of approval from BRANZ. The system incorporates a primary and secondary means of weather resistance (first and second line of defence) against water penetration by separating the cladding from the external wall framing with a nominal 20 mm drained cavity. The Rockcote […]

Weathertightness of concrete masonry

Some weathertightness problems can occur in painted, single-skin concrete masonry buildings. So, what should designers and builders look for when designing and building waterproof concrete masonry to help ensure weathertightness? A good place to start is remembering that a concrete masonry wall, by itself, is porous. The permeability varies depending on what the units are […]