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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   gasfitting   business advice  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    13 June 2019

    NZ needs regulated water testing to combat Legionnaires' disease

    Master Plumbers chief executive Greg Wallace says appropriate measures need to be put in place to detect and manage legionella bacteria in our homes, apartments, schools, rest homes and hospitals.

    Tags: compliance   legionella   plumbing  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    14 February 2019

    Major changes proposed for apprentice training

    The Minister of Education announced proposed reforms to our sector yesterday and released a consultation document outlining specifics.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    13 December 2018

    Final Master Plumbers submission on PGD Act Review

    The Government is reviewing the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006.

    Tags: compliance  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    13 December 2018

    Unsafe levels of lead in tapware products readily available in New Zealand

    Master Plumbers are calling for the Government to undertake an urgent comprehensive review of plumbing products sold in New Zealand following the “lead-crisis” in Australia and independent testing which demonstrates...

    Tags: plumbing products  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    9 October 2018

    Master Plumbers welcomes release of Construction Skills Action Plan

    Master Plumbers welcomes the release of the Government's Construction Skills Action Plan, which sets out six initial priority areas to address skills shortages in the construction industry.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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