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News Archive: February, 2014


Cowboy plumber fined $2000

A cowboy plumber from Tauranga was fined $2000 for illegally installing a hot water and central heating system in an Auckland home according to the Bay of Plenty Times. Meisara Ansawi, who had never been registered or licensed as a plumber, installed a domestic hot water and radiator central heating system at a home in Auckland which created... Read More »

Who needs to be authorised?

Everyone doing plumbing, gasfitting & drailaying work needs to be authorised by the Plumbing,  Gasfitting, & Drainlayings Board. This also includes those working under supervision.   The PDGB recently recieved some feedback that some tradespeople think that they don’t need their own authorisation to carry out work, as... Read More »

World Skills International Finals will be held in Sau Paulo, Brazil

WorldSkills NZ was founded in 1986 and, as a member of WorldSkills International, is one of 66 countries who take part in the international skills competition where young people from across the globe compete to become the best of the best in their chosen skill. Run on a 2 year cycle, many of NZ's best young skilled trades people compete at the... Read More »