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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters
Association Inc

News Archive: August, 2013


President's report

Welcome to the last edition of The NewsFlush for 2013. The end of the year is with us and it has been another year of waiting for some real growth and stability. However at our Association,   it has been a good year with much work and goals achieved and new initiatives kicked off. As reported previously Auckland,   suggested... Read More »

Gas Fitters Notice of Meeting and Agenda

  FREE To All Gasfitters   YOUR CHANCE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GAS  CERTIFICATION SYSTEM THE RULES CHANGED ON JULY 1 2013 YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS HEAR FROM INDUSTRY, ENERGY SAFETY AND YOUR PEERS UNSURE HOW TO FILL OUT CERTIFICATION FORMS  OR USE THE ENERGY SAFETY HIGH RISK GAS DATABASE HOW TO... Read More »

Member feed back as its reported Industry anguish for work involving unlicensed practitioners

Some feed back from our members and observations and frustration Considering the governments wish to tighten up the loop holes and substandard work across the construction industry by increasing the licencing regime and requiring upskilling to ensure minimal acceptable standardsWe practitioners who pay our fees and allow time and money... Read More »

PGDB Policy Update

The Board has now put a fit and proper person policy in place to guide the Board’s approach to the fit and proper person requirement under section 36, 44 & 51 of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act. A fit and proper person is someone who is suitable to be registered as a plumber, gasfitter, or drainlayer. When deciding... Read More »

2013 Gas NZ Industry Forum Planning Update

Planning is now well underway for the 2013 Gas NZ Industry Forum to be held at the Stamford Plaza, Auckland from Wednesday 23 – Friday 25 October. Following last year’s successful trial, the LPG Association of NZ will again be handling registrations through an on-line system, which will be made live by late August. This will allow... Read More »