The Continuous Group of companies has grown from the very deepest New Zealand roots. Nurtured on grass-roots values and a passion for keeping Kiwi houses and our environment safe, it is no surprise that we go from strength to strength…..
Going way back...
Scroll down and click on a date to see what happened at Continuous and in NZ
Continuous Spouting Auckland opens its doors for the very first time
Originally called The Spouting Specialists Ltd, Richard and Liz Mabin start operating from a single car garage in Gillies Ave. Their one machine is towed by a 1965 Hillman Super Minx station wagon and they make it work with the help of Colin Warn, their first installer.
World Wide Web is launched
Tim Berners-Lee introduces WWW to the public on August 6, 1991. The World Wide Web (WWW) is what most people today consider the "Internet". The Internet as a whole had hundreds of people who helped develop the standards and technologies that make it what it is today.
Continuous Spouting expands into the Waikato
David Fish opens up operations in the Waikato, with his area soon encompassing the Bay of Plenty.
New NZ Voting System
Kiwis voted on a change with our voting system. MMP won and is still here today.
South Island opens for business
Hec McQuarrie establishes Canterbury Continuous Spouting in Christchurch and begins building a strong reputation for honest, quality workmanship
British Lions thrashed
The Lions were thrashed 38-10 by Waikato in Hamilton on June 30, 1993 — a record defeat against provincial opposition. Warren Gatland was the home side’s hooker and final try scorer.
A New Zealand First
Continuous designs and commissions the manufacture of the very first fully portable ¼ Round machines in NZ
Once Were Warriors hits the screens
The brutal realism of this film stirs controversy in NZ, but launches Lee Tamahori’s Hollywood directing career and pulls in audiences both locally and worldwide, becoming New Zealand’s highest-grossing film to that date.
Continuous Spouting spreads to the west of the North Island and to the Top of the South Island
Opportunity arises for Hamish Fraser to start up Continuous Spouting in the Taranaki/Palmerston North region. Pete Hoare opens up the Top Of The South from Nelson where he very successfully still operates today.
Mullet craze takes over NZ
Mullet - New Zealand men not having a mullet are executed on the spot for treason. Secondly all women over the age of 12 were given the option to have stunning mullets that contain strange magical properties and mullety glory for many generations.