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  • 25 October 2018

    PGD Act Review - Master Plumbers submission

    The Government is reviewing the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006. Master Plumbers has developed a draft submission of amendments to the Act, which is available for download below.

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  • Presentations from Half-Yearly Meeting
    24 October 2018

    Presentations from Half-Yearly Meeting

    Download Powerpoint presentations from: Speaker Presentation Master Plumbers CEO Greg Wallace Advocacy work Master Plumbers CEO Greg Wallace PGD Act review PGDB CEO Martin Sawyers PGDB update The Skills Organisation Skills update Infometrics Nationwide economic review...

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  • Apprentices
    8 May 2018

    PGD training research project released

    The Skills Organisation has released the summary report of Stage One findings from its Plumbing, Gasfitting & Drainlaying (PGD) Benchmarking Evaluation project.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Compliance
    24 April 2018

    Working with or near asbestos

    A new WorkSafe guide for plumbers who work for themselves or have other people (including apprentices) working for them. Read it HERE

    Tags: asbestos  
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  • Compliance
    1 March 2018

    Status of wiring rules

    Standards Australia has announced that a new edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018 (the ‘wiring rules’) is expected to be published in March.

    Tags: electricity  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    15 February 2018

    Fletcher Building "needs to place blame on its own doorstep"

    The country’s leading trades organisation has refuted any suggestion that subcontractors contributed to the challenges facing Fletcher Construction.

    Tags: construction  
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  • gasfitting
    2 February 2018

    Caravan gas installations – have your say!

    A recently released draft amendment to the caravan installation code seeks to standardise compliance plate requirements across New Zealand and Australia.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • Drainlaying
    10 November 2017

    Registered for your New Zealand Business Number?

    The New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) is a unique number used to identify a business.

    Tags: business advice  
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  • gasfitting
    28 September 2017

    Hoses for use as LPG pigtails

    Reports of failed components in continuous flow water heaters led the LPG Association some years ago to investigate what contaminant had caused the failure.

    Tags: gasfitting  
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