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  • 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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  • Compliance
    28 May 2020

    Greater protection for subcontractors' retention payments welcome

    Master Plumbers welcomes greater protection for subcontractors in the event of a construction company’s insolvency under newly announced changes for the Construction Contracts Act (CCA).

    Tags: compliance   retentions   CCA  
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  • Member News
    20 May 2020

    2020 New Zealand Master Plumber of the Year

    iPlumber Ltd in Hamilton is the 2020 New Zealand Master Plumber of the Year.

    Tags: awards  
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  • drain laying
    14 May 2020

    Master Plumbers welcomes support for trades in Budget 2020

    Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ welcomes the support for trades employers and apprentices in Budget 2020.

    Tags: advocacy   budget 2020  
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  • plumbers
    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
    20 April 2020

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

    Updated: 12 August 2020 Your five-step guide to working in residential construction at COVID-19 Alert Level 3.

    Tags: COVID-19   plumber   plumbing   gasfitter  
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  • 16 April 2020

    Preparing for Alert Level 3

    Whilst we remain in the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 at this stage, the Government has provided more detail of what Alert Level 3 will look like to help businesses prepare...

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