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Updates from Master Plumbers and the wider industry.


  • 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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  • Apprentices
    2 August 2019

    Vocational training review - no immediate change

    It's business as usual for our members, hosts and apprentices following the Government's Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) outcome announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships   training  
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  • Member News
    10 July 2019

    Community project - Tall in the saddle

    Many more people with special needs in the Wellington region can now enjoy Riding for the Disabled services, thanks to the generosity of volunteer subcontractors, including members of the Wellington...

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  • Member News
    5 July 2019

    Family business wins top national plumbing award

    Long-standing family business MacMillan Plumbing & Gas Ltd is this year’s Master Plumber of the Year. Discover what sets this Auckland and Christchurch-based company apart.

    Tags: conference   awards  
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  • Member News
    14 June 2019

    Video - New Zealand Plumbing Conference 2019

    The 2019 NZ Plumbing Conference was truly incredible – held on the Sunny Gold Coast, with amazing opportunities for networking, sharing member insights and hearing from our excellent guest speakers.

    Tags: awards   apprentices   plumbing   conference  
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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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  • Member News
    18 April 2019

    Changes ahead for New Zealand's construction industry

    It's been a busy few months in the construction industry sector. Master Plumbers and Masterlink CEO Greg Wallace provides an update on news and activities.

    Tags: CEO Update  
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  • Apprentices
    15 March 2019

    Health matters - Finding your happy place

    Plumbing apprentice Caleb Ihaia has learned the hard way that mental health needs to be talked about and better understood—and he’s on a mission to share the message.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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