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Updates from Master Plumbers and the wider industry.


  • gasfitters
    9 June 2021

    Green gas plan needed before banning new connections

    Master Plumbers is urging the Government not to race into a ban on new gas connections, with even the Climate Change Commission pointing to the need for more investment in...

    Tags: climate   climate change  
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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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  • 16 April 2021

    Urgent action needed on newly released recommendation to review lead levels in plumbing products

    Master Plumbers welcomes today’s recommendation by the Ministry of Health to review current plumbing standards with regards to allowable lead levels in imported tapware and fittings.

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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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  • Apprentices
    29 March 2021

    2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards winners

    Congratulations to all the finalists and winners at the 2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards, held in Marlborough on 26 March.

    Tags: awards  
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  • Compliance
    10 March 2021

    Building products legislation update

    The Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Bill has moved another step forward.

    Tags: building products  
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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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  • 10 December 2020

    Entries are open for the 2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards

    As we approach the end of a tough year, now is a great time to acknowledge the many positive achievements and success stories in our amazing industry.

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