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Updates from Master Plumbers and the wider industry.


  • Member News
    10 June 2020

    Updated construction protocols under COVID-19 Alert Level 1

    The COVID-19 Residential Construction Protocols and Vertical & Horizontal Construction Protocols have been amended to reflect the changes this brings for our industry.

    Tags: plumbing   gasfitting   drain laying   business advice  
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    5 May 2020

    COVID-19 small business cashflow scheme announced

    The Government has announced a COVID-19 Small Business Cashflow Scheme, which will provide interest free loans for a year to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 economic shock.

    Tags: COVID-19   business advice   small business  
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  • Member News
    22 April 2020

    New WorkSafe COVID-19 Safety Plan template released

    Master Plumbers has created a Business and Site checklist document to help Member plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying businesses prepare for a return to work under COVID-19 Alert Level 3 (diagram...

    Tags: COVID-19   construction   health & safety   business advice  
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  • Member News
    20 April 2020

    Residential Construction – 5-step guide to returning to work at Alert Level 3

    Updated: 23 April 2020 Your five-step guide to returning to work in residential construction at COVID-19 Alert Level 3.

    Tags: COVID-19   plumber   plumbing   gasfitter  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    1 April 2020

    COVID-19: Call to restrict sale of plumbing products during lockdown

    Master Plumbers are disappointed some plumbing merchants’ stores have remained open to walk-in customers during New Zealand’s COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.

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

    COVID-19: Conversations with customers

    In the fast evolving COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown situation, there is confusion about what constitutes essential plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying work. If your business is still open, you are probably fielding some difficult calls. We've put together some tips to help.

    Tags: business advice   customer service   COVID-19  
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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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