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  • Member News
    24 March 2020

    COVID-19: Essential Services update

    The COVID-19 Alert Level will become Level 4 on Wednesday 25 March at 11:59pm. This means that all businesses will be closed except for essential services and lifeline utilities.

    Tags: plumbing   gasfitting   drainlaying   COVID-19  
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  • Member News
    23 March 2020

    Video update from CEO Greg Wallace - Mar 2020

    We will get through this. Master Plumbers is taking action to support public health goals and slow down the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19.

    Tags: CEO Update  
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  • Member News
    19 March 2020

    COVID-19: Coronavirus update and advice

    Master Plumbers are monitoring the fast-evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and the implications it has for our industry and our community. We’re taking action to support public health goals and slow down the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Media & Advocacy
    19 March 2020

    COVID-19 Government Support Package

    If you are affected by COVID-19, you may be able to access financial support through the newly announced Government Support Package.

    Tags: business advice  
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  • Member News
    20 December 2019

    Video update from CEO Greg Wallace - Dec 2019

    In the final update for 2019, Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ and Masterlink chief executive Greg Wallace reflects on the achievements of a very busy year and looks forward...

    Tags: advocacy   conference   awards   plumbing  
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  • Member News
    10 December 2019

    Health matters - Annual health monitoring

    What is annual health monitoring and why must you build it into your business for your field staff? Health management company NZ Provide answers some common questions.

    Tags: health & safety   compliance  
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  • Member News
    8 November 2019

    Real Lives - Check this out

    A diagnosis of bowel cancer for 45-year-old plumbing business owner Grayson Allen came as a complete shock. We asked him about its impact, and what he has learned from the experience.

    Tags: men's health awareness   plumbing  
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  • plumbing
    1 November 2019

    Plumbing products - Shed the lead

    Even low levels of lead exposure can have a significant impact on children’s IQ levels, and its effects can continue to cause adverse health impacts throughout a person’s life — so why is it still used in plumbing materials? 

    Tags: lead in drinking water   plumbing products   advocacy  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    26 September 2019

    Video update from CEO Greg Wallace - Sep 2019

    In this update: Lessons learnt in the wake of July's devastating gas explosion in Christchurch; upcoming changes to public liability insurance; dates and location of the 2020 New Zealand Plumbing...

    Tags: CEO Update   compliance   business advice   advocacy  
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  • Apprentices
    30 August 2019

    Next Generation - Team challenge

    The 2019 Master Plumbers Outward Bound scholarship win was a life-changing experience for apprentice Wade Williams. The 16-day course would push him to the limits and challenge his own expectations of himself. 

    Tags: Outward Bound   scholarships   plumbing   gasfitting  
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