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News Archive: April, 2013


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Did you know….. The PGD Board has been receiving calls from tradespeople who think that they will still need to get double CPD point in order to renew for the 2014-2015 licensing year. Double CPD points were only required for this licensing year. The point requirements for the next licensing and future years are: One License –... Read More »

Legionnaires' case finds water issues

Issues with Auckland District Health Board's water supply have been uncovered after a child contracted life-threatening Legionnaires' disease last month.The young patient, who has a weakened immune system, caught the Legionella bug - which infects the lungs - while staying in one of Starship Hospital's wards, and required intensive treatment.... Read More »

Amended Building Act will apply to PGD sector

 The Building Amendment Bill (No. 4), which can apply to plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers, is working its way through Parliament. The Bill, which is having its second reading in Parliament, includes measures designed to provide more protection for consumers. If it becomes law, the Bill will require written contracts for building... Read More »

Changes proposed for Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act

The media release below was issued today by the office of the Minister for Building and Construction.Hon Maurice WilliamsonMinister for Building and Construction14 March 2013The Government is moving to amend Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers legislation to ensure the Board which enforces it can do its job of protecting public safety... Read More »