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  • drain laying
    19 April 2021

    PGD Act proposals fall short, says Master Plumbers

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has completed its statutory review of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006 (the Act).

    Tags: advocacy  
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  • plumbers
    29 March 2021

    2021 New Zealand Master Plumber of the Year

    Rotorua-based family-owned business BOP Plumbing & Gas has won the 2021 New Zealand Master Plumber of the Year Award at the 2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards, held in Marlborough on 26 March....

    Tags: awards  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    2 February 2021

    Government jumping the gun over proposed ban of new gas connections in homes

    The Climate Change Commission’s proposal to ban new gas connections to residential homes within five years is short sighted and ill thought out, says Master Plumbers.

    Tags: gasfitting   climatechange   gas  
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  • Member News
    16 December 2020

    Master Plumbers Christmas Message 2020

    An end of year message from Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ chief executive Greg Wallace.

    Tags: christmas  
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  • Member News
    13 November 2020

    Video update from CEO Greg Wallace - Nov 2020

    The latest update from Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ chief executive Greg Wallace.

    Tags: CE update  
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  • Member News
    16 September 2020

    Introducing New Zealand’s newest Biocontainment Laboratory

    The Ministry of Primary Industries’ new National Biocontainment Laboratory is New Zealand’s only approved laboratory for containing and diagnosing serious veterinary diseases.

    Tags: plumbing   projects   awards   gasfitting  
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  • Member News
    25 August 2020

    Video update from CEO Greg Wallace - Aug 2020

    Master Plumbers CEO Greg Wallace talks about the new Apprenticeship Boost scheme and the importance of employers taking on apprentices to help grow the industry.

    Tags: CEO Update  
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  • drain laying
    13 August 2020

    COVID-19: Member updates & resources

    With Auckland moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and the rest of NZ to Alert Level 2 from 12 August, we are here to provide Master Plumbers members with information,...

    Tags: COVID-19  
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  • Member News
    29 July 2020

    How to recession-proof your business

    Are you prepared for what’s coming next? Business coach Daniel Fitzpatrick of Next Level Tradie shares 7 things to know - plus practical steps to take right now.

    Tags: recession   business advice   trades  
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