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News Archive: April, 2020

COVID-19 - Workplace operations alert levels

New Zealand remains in Alert Level 4 and all New Zealanders should continue to stay home to save lives. Only businesses that are essential can operate from their business premises during Alert Level 4. New Zealand will move out of Alert Level 4 lockdown at 11.59pm on Monday 27 April This guidance provides high-level details on what workplace... Read More »


A warm welcome to all our members and to all who read our News Flush. What an incredible set of circumstances we all have been faced with and, for most, a very tough time, both financially and emotionally. I want to say to all of you to hang in there. I hope you have made use of the help available from the... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Health & Safety Guide for Covid-19 Lockdown

Employers - How your workplace will keep you safe  If your job is considered essential, your workplace must operate in a way that minimises the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Your workplace should be:  minimising, or eliminating if possible, physical interactions among staff and with and between... Read More »

COVID-19 - Wage Subsidy Scheme

  Wage Subsidy Scheme  All New Zealand employers who have been adversely affected by COVID-19 are eligible to apply for the Government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme. This includes essential businesses. The Government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme supports employers and their staff to maintain an... Read More »

COVID-19 - Helpful Links for Businesses

  COVID-19 Workplace Operations Alert Levels CICK HERE What the Level 4 Alert means for the Building and Construction sector CLICK HERE Wage Subsidy Scheme CLICK HERE Preparing for year end March with your accountant Covid-19 CLICK HERE 35 Page Guide for Recession Proofing Scott... Read More »


Calls for national register amid fears up to a third of tradework during lockdown isn't essential One News - 4th April 2020 Leaders in the plumbing industry are calling for a national register to be established to log all work that's undertaken by tradespeople during the lock down. They estimate up to... Read More »


I would like to welcome our members and all those subscribed to our News Flush. I also warmly welcome our new members and new associate members to NZ Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association. I will start this report by saying that it has been incredible summer weather and it seems to never ... Read More »

TOP TECH TIP February 2020 - Rain water tanks and harvesting systems

  Why would your customers collect rain water on their property? As Auckland’s population grows more houses and infrastructure take place and there are much more sealed surfaces. This results in possible overloading of piped networks and can create flooding so a simple tank system can reduce... Read More »

SEPTIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION - 6 things you should know

    Are you considering a new septic system installation for your property? Does your old sewage system need to be replaced? If you have never undertaken a project of this scale before, it may be helpful to consider what it entails. We have listed six points below that will help... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS February 2020

Auckland water: Skyrocketing use sparks Watercare warning to residents   NZ Herald - 27th February 2020   Water care is urging Aucklanders to watch their water usage amid growing concerns over the region's "skyrocketing" water use in the last week.   READ... Read More »

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