PrefabNZ Life Member

It is with sadness we share that Gary Caulfield tragically passed away on Friday 14th August 2020. Our thoughts are with Gary's wife Fiona and son David at this difficult time.

Gary joined the PrefabNZ Board in August 2010 and served as Board Chair for a number of years before his departure in 2014. Gary was awarded an inaugural Life Membership in 2015 for his immense contributions to PrefabNZ. Gary was incredibly positive, encouraging, and generous with his time and was a driving force in the offsite space here in New Zealand, Australia, and further afield. Gary also served on the prefabAUS Board who remembers how Gary's tireless drive to reimagine design, procurement, and construction with a view of embracing offsite fabrication, improving safety, increasing productivity, and reducing risk was respected and admired by all who had the privilege of working with him.

Gary's funeral will take place on Friday 21st August 2020. Given Covid-19 restrictions, the numbers that can attend will be limited. Family and close friends have asked that donations in memory of Gary can be made to Mates In Construction in lieu of flowers.

Gary will be dearly missed by all those that knew him. Gary was a great man and a wonderful personality. Feel free to share your memories of Gary with Wade ( or Scott ( and we will pass them on to his family.


Wade Macauley (Board Chair) and Scott Fisher (CEO)

PrefabNZ Board & Staff, Past and Present

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