Calling New Zealand's best roofers, designers & architects.

The Colorsteel® Awards are back, bigger and better in 2021.

Entries for this year COLORSTEEL® Awards are now closed. Thank you and good luck to everyone who has entered this year. Finalists will be notified in August with the Awards night held on Friday, 5th November 2021.

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Overview of the Awards

The Colorsteel® Awards recognise the exceptional use of Colorsteel® products, excellence in roofing & cladding installation and leading architectural design. Celebrating the incredible workmanship, meticulousness, passion and collaboration of roofers, designers, architects and builders. Elevating pride and professionalism in our industry.

Colorsteel® Roofer of the Year

The Colorsteel® Roofer of the Year category acknowledges the significant contribution roofers make to our industry. This year, to celebrate the true depth of the exceptional roofing talent across New Zealand, we have 3 separate categories for tray, trapezoidal and corrugate profiles. An overall ‘Supreme Roofer of the Year’ will be chosen from the winners of the three separate categories.

Per Category – $10,000 Cash
Supreme Roofer – $5,000 Cash

Colorsteel® Young Roofer of the Year

The Colorsteel® Young Roofer of the Year award recognises and celebrates the best of our young emerging talent. The winning roofer will have demonstrated excellent workmanship and tenacious problem solving, whilst managing the project from inception to completion. To be eligible for this award, this roofer must be 25 years or younger as of 31st July 2021.

Prize: $10,000 Cash

Colorsteel® Service to Roofing Award

New Zealand roofing wouldn’t be where it is today without the key people who have dedicated their time and resources to training & educating others and ensuring continued innovation of products and processes. This year will see a new award, the inaugural Colorsteel® Service to Roofing award, to recognise and celebrate those that have made a significant contribution to our industry, with one outstanding individual taking away the win in 2021.

Prize: A 2-night 'Air New Zealand Luxury Mystery Break'

Colorsteel® Residential Building of the Year

The prestigious Colorsteel® Residential Building of the Year award celebrates the exceptional use of Colorsteel® in the residential sector. Judged on the overall physical building, entry is open to architects, architectural designers, and builders. The winner will have showcased Colorsteel® as the dominant feature of the project, with the building’s visual aesthetics, functionality and the quality of finishing all taken into consideration.

Prize: $10,000 Cash

Colorsteel® Commercial Building of the Year

The esteemed Colorsteel® Commercial Building of the Year Award celebrates the exceptional use of Colorsteel® in the commercial sector. The winner will have successfully utilised Colorsteel® as the leading feature of the building’s design. Judged on the whole building, entries are open to the architect, designer or builder of the project.

Prize: $10,000 Cash

Colorsteel® Shed of the Year

From the top of the North to the bottom of the South there are thousands of Colorsteel® sheds keeping our beloved cars, boats and tools sheltered from the elements. The Colorsteel® Shed of the Year award will celebrate the country’s best shed, garage or carport that not only looks great, but is built to stand the test of time.

Prize: $10,000 Cash

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Judges & judging criteria

Our esteemed judging panel brings strong experience in technical roofing know-how and leading architectural design. Their expertise will help us recognise and award the best design and craftmanship from all the outstanding work being completed within our industry.

Graham Moor - CEO Roofing Association of NZ (RANZ)
Mark Bishop - Managing Director, Roof Safe NZ
Rod Newbold - Product Launch Manager, NZ Steel
Ken Crosson – Director, Crosson Architects
test Lindley Naismith - Director Scarlet Architects, Co-Chair Architects + Women NZ

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