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If you are after the latest shed news, product information or DIY tips, please read over our latest blog posts below.  

double lock it up White Colorsteel 5 bay shed

The Famous Double Lock It Up

Posted on 3 August 2015

Considered one of our most popular buildings in the rural garage and workshop range, the ‘Double Lock it Up’ is a great steel building for the serious workman. 

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Back on the Farm Hay Shed Zincalume

Why Many Farmers Opt for ZINCALUME® Steel

Posted on 27 July 2015

ZINCALUME® steel is a popular choice for many farmers, and why shouldn’t it be? It is a high quality galvanised steel that has the lifespan of up to four times that of other galvanised steel products. It is a product of iconic brand, New Zealand Steel and it simply looks amazing.

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Rural shed has many applications

Top 5 Uses of a Rural Steel Building

Posted on 28 May 2015

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It might be time for you to purchase a quality rural steel building from the friendly team at Wide Span Sheds. But what exactly will you use your new farm shed for? Here are a number of applications our existing customers have for their sheds.

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Open front farm shed with hay and mezz floor

What to Expect when Purchasing a Farm Shed

Posted on 14 May 2015

The team at Wide Span Sheds highly recommends that you search for a reputable steel building supplier. Seek out those that provide quality buildings designed and engineered specifically for the New Zealand market and your site upon which it will be built.

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Covered Feed Pad Cattle Feeding

Wintering Barns for Dairy Farms

Posted on 23 April 2015

In 2014, there were a total of 4.9 million cows being milked in New Zealand (according to Go Dairy website). With over 20 billion litres of milk being produced in the country last year, it's no wonder there is such a high need to for quality steel wintering barns, better known as cow or dairy sheds.

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Kiwi Barn in Permanent Green Colorsteel

The Kiwi Barn

Posted on 9 April 2015

Available in five standard sizes and featuring one roller door, the Kiwi Barn is a charming and practical building choice. This barn kit is manufactured locally from New Zealand Steel, and has sheeting options in both ZINCALUME® and COLORSTEEL®. The distinguishing feature of this design, is the streamlined roof line (compared to the traditional raised centre section on an American barn). 

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Big Bugger Machinery Shed Internal View

Five Decisions when Buying a Farm Shed

Posted on 26 March 2015

There is a whole lot more to purchasing a farm shed than just selecting the design you want.

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Double lock it up Cream Colorsteel 5 bay farm shed

Farm Sheds are a Business Investment

Posted on 26 February 2015

Farm sheds are a great asset for any rural business. They have many applications and if designed according to your needs, can add immense value to your agribusiness. At Wide Span Sheds our steel buildings are designed site-specific, so you can be sure you're getting a shed that can withstand your site conditions. 

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Shed frame during construction

Wide Span Sheds Range of Steel Buildings

Posted on 12 February 2015

Over the past 10-years, Wide Span Sheds has grown to become the market leaders in the supply of a range of steel building solutions in New Zealand. We intend to grow even more in the forthcoming years. Below is a brief introduction to our range of first-class steel sheds.

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