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  • gasfitting
    2 February 2018

    Caravan gas installations – have your say!

    A recently released draft amendment to the caravan installation code seeks to standardise compliance plate requirements across New Zealand and Australia.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • Drainlaying
    10 November 2017

    Registered for your New Zealand Business Number?

    The New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) is a unique number used to identify a business.

    Tags: business advice  
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  • gasfitting
    28 September 2017

    Hoses for use as LPG pigtails

    Reports of failed components in continuous flow water heaters led the LPG Association some years ago to investigate what contaminant had caused the failure.

    Tags: gasfitting  
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  • Media & Advocacy
    24 August 2017

    Master Plumbers calling for reform to Standards NZ

    Master Plumbers is supporting the Specialist Trade Contractors Federation (STCF) in its call for urgent Government action to review current legislation governing quality standards in New Zealand.

    Tags: standards   plumbing products  
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  • Apprentices
    15 August 2017

    Investing in the future of the plumbing industry

    Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers NZ support one of our members calling for greater government funding for apprenticeships.

    Tags: apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • Drainlaying
    15 June 2017

    Changes to Watercare compliance and connections in Auckland

    Changes are coming for anyone working on or connecting to Auckland's public water and wastewater infrastructure.

    Tags: drain laying   wastewater  
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  • 12 May 2017

    Use your mouth—a great bit of safety gear

    Having a health and safety conversation with your workmates, your boss or your workers is the first action to take to help ensure everyone goes home healthy and safe, says...

    Tags: plumbing   gasfitting   drain laying   health & safety  
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  • Roofing
    21 December 2016

    Scaffolding in New Zealand

    WorkSafe has just released good practice guidelines on the safe design, use and maintenance of scaffolding.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • Member News
    21 December 2016

    Asbestos awareness - pressed metal tiles

    AHI Roofing has released an Industry Alert with regard to certain pressed metal roof tiles made before the early 1980s that contain asbestos.

    Tags: asbestos  
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