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News Archive: August, 2018


President's Report - August 2018

Welcome to all our members, new members, and to all that read our News Flush. This month has almost come and gone in the blink of an eye and it just seems this year is going quickly. We have had a lot of inquiries regarding Auckland Council inspections and bringing the inspection team to meet up with trades. I have arranged for two meetings one... Read More »

NZPDGA Corflute Signs

NZPDGA corflute signs are now underway. Most members should of received their design proofs. There are a few members that are still a work in progress. Please make sure that you approve for printing as soon as possible and include a quality png, jpf or pdf of your company logo. For your company's corflute sign status CLICK HERE    ... Read More »

Upcoming Events - August 2018

Thursday 23rd August, 5 pm onwards- Chester's Trade Expo QBE Stadium, Stadium Drive, Albany DIRECTIONS Friday 24th August & Saturday 25th August, From 12pm - 5pm daily - Gough CAT Demo   125 Murphys Road, Flatbush, Auckland. DIRECTIONS Join Gough CAT for a demo and operator stick time of the new Next Generation Cat... Read More »

Top Tech Tip Basic drainage and plumbing inspection points for domestic installations

Top Tech Tip Basic drainage and plumbing inspection points for domestic installations The bullet points below do not purport to cover all aspects and requirements of the drainage and plumbing requirements under G12 and G13. They are a simple list (with examples) of the most common inspection failure points, which, if done correctly, will reduce... Read More »

Industry News - August 2018

THE PLUMBER FIXING HOLES FOR THE WALLAROOS 11th August 2018 – The Daily Telegraph - As a qualified plumber and the star halfback in the Australian women’s rugby team, Cobie-Jane Morgan is always looking for holes. Whether she’s fixing leaks in her day job or trying to find breaks in the opposition defence when playing for... Read More »

President's Report - July 2018

President's Report A warm welcome to all our members and to all who read our News Flush. It’s July and it is wet, wet, wet! At least we can expect this at this time of the year it’s a good time to look at all of the indoor jobs that need to be done. It is also important to protect yourself and workers from exposure to rain, wind... Read More »

Chester's Trade Expo 2018

  Chester's Trade Expo 2018  “Oh what a night!” at The Chester’s Trade Expo held at the Trusts Arena, Henderson. Doors opened at 5 pm and upon entering everyone was gifted a size to fit Chester’s long sleeve top. Everyone was quick to chuck their shirts on and it really added to the ambiance of the... Read More »

Industry News Feed - July 2018

New Zealand addresses labour shortage in construction sector 1st July 2018, Asia & Pacific Edition WELLINGTON, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government is proposing changes to make it easier for the building and construction industry to employ workers from overseas and help build the houses and infrastructure that are desperately... Read More »

Unitec Blog - July 2018

    With the building industry currently in a state of bliss and the numbers with the Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying apprentices on the rise, industry has shown their faith in the training of apprentices at Unitec by their continued enrolment of apprentices at Unitec and the employing of Unitec pre trade graduates.... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Looking at potential cross connections and backflow - July 2018

Top Tech Tip   Looking at potential cross connections and backflow    In this top tech tip I will go into some detail about some of the most basic things we should consider and look for as plumbers. We have an obligation to protect the health of our community by investigating and reporting any cross connections with water supplies.... Read More »