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  • 25 July 2022

    Happy 40th to Englefield!

    This year Englefield celebrates its 40th birthday—marking the milestone with a brand refresh and new logo.

    Tags: birthday   business partner  
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  • 21 May 2021

    Get set for winter—and get your gas appliances serviced

    Gas appliances should be serviced annually for optimum performance and safety.

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  • Member News
    28 May 2021

    Video Update from CEO Greg Wallace - May 2021

    The latest update from Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ chief executive Greg Wallace.

    Tags: CE update  
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  • plumbing
    12 July 2021

    New evidence shows lead still present in NZ's drinking water

    TVNZ 1's Sunday programme on 11 July profiled the risks associated with lead in our drinking water and featured Master Plumbers CEO Greg Wallace.

    Tags: lead in drinking water  
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  • gasfitting
    21 June 2021

    Master Plumbers partners with gas industry to launch 'Future Sure' campaign

    Master Plumbers has partnered with other industry players in the gas sector to launch 'Future Sure' - a campaign that gives Kiwi gas users confidence that gas energy will continue…

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  • Member News
    9 July 2021

    Video Update from CEO Greg Wallace - July 2021

    The latest update from Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ chief executive Greg Wallace.

    Tags: CE update  
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  • Compliance
    28 July 2021

    Tapware one of main causes of lead contamination in East Otago towns

    Master Plumbers is telling the Government to stop turning a blind eye to compelling evidence that New Zealanders are being put at serious health risk by drinking water with high…

    Tags: tapware   lead in drinking water  
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  • COVID-19
    20 August 2021

    Is your plumbing job essential?

    With New Zealand currently in COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, you may be wondering what plumbing, gas and drainage jobs you can get done around the home.

    Tags: advice   Plumbing  
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  • plumbers
    1 September 2021

    Economic recovery will be stifled due to lack of supplies

    Construction work will come to a grinding stop within days unless the Government allows Auckland to distribute supplies to the rest of New Zealand immediately, says Master Plumbers.

    Tags: COVID-19  
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  • drainlayers
    19 October 2021

    Master Plumbers joins call for mandatory vaccination in construction sector

    Master Plumbers is adding its voice to industry demands for compulsory vaccination in the building and construction sector, and is asking the Government to act with urgency.

    Tags: COVID-19   Vaccinations  
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  • Business
    5 November 2021

    Perks of the job?

    Mixing private and business transactions can complicate the accounting and lead to some unwelcome tax impacts, as Brett Crombie explains.

    Tags: perks   business   money  
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  • drainlayers
    5 November 2021

    Why worker engagement works

    Are your workers a health and safety problem to be solved? Or the source of great ideas for improvement? Greg Dearsly has the lowdown on worker engagement, participation and representation.

    Tags: worker   employment   health & safety  
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  • gasfitters
    1 December 2021

    Carbon-neutral gas futures positive for gas apprentices

    Confidence in gasfitting as a career continues to grow as New Zealand’s gas industry looks to a renewable future, with the number of apprentices choosing to train in the gas…

    Tags: apprentice   apprentices   apprenticeships  
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  • gasfitters
    21 December 2021

    Stay safe around gas this summer

    Summer is around the corner and for many of us that means enjoying a BBQ with friends, camping or heading off on holiday in a caravan or campervan.

    Tags: gas   gasfitter   gasfitting  
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  • Business
    2 March 2022

    Applied Directorship Programme - We have a WINNER!

    Master Plumbers is delighted to announce that NICK PARIS, Plumbing Today is the deserving winner of the Applied Directorship Programme from international board performance specialists, the Sirdar Group.

    Tags: competition   director  
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  • plumbing
    20 April 2022

    Don't get caught out by a cold snap!

    With winter just around the corner, it’s time to check your pipes before the very cold temperatures put your pipes at risk of freezing.

    Tags: pipes   winter   freeze  
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  • 20 April 2022

    Asbestos - What you need to know

    WorkSafe has an Approved Code of Practice for the Management and Removal of Asbestos.   Previous asbestos guidance in New Zealand focused only on asbestos removal.

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  • 25 July 2022

    Fuel for less

    When it comes to fuel savings, the Master Plumbers Mobilcard is worth its weight in gold.

    Tags: fuel   savings   benefit  
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  • Roofing
    20 April 2022

    Remember your roof

    A routine roof check is essential, as your roof is one of the most important parts of your home.

    Tags: Roof   Roofing   spouting  
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  • gas
    18 April 2022

    Staying safe with gas

    Call a gasfitter to check your appliance if you: find it is not working properly notice irregular flame patterns (yellow or sooty flames, not blue) see damage or rust – or accumulated grime…

    Tags: gas safety   emergency   gasfitter  
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  • Business
    25 July 2022

    3 Steps to fuel efficiency

    There are simple ways to prevent your daily driving from breaking the bank when it comes to fuel usage, as Teletrac Navman explains.

    Tags: fuel   efficiency   tracking  
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  • 18 July 2022

    Power Tool Safety

    A quick Health and Safety tip to share with your team.

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  • 18 July 2022

    Pipe Inspections

    At home, at work, and at the buildings we visit every day, there are pipe network systems above, below and around us providing water, drainage, electrical cable protection and air…

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  • 25 July 2022

    Redundant water pipe safety

    Redundant pipework left by plumbers is considered a persistent and often critical source of risk within our water systems, as the Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers Board explains.

    Tags: water pipes   safety   pipework  
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  • 25 July 2022

    Keeping the noise down

    The New Zealand trend towards medium density developments comes with particular plumbing considerations, as Marley explains.

    Tags: noise reduction   marley   development  
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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