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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

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News Archive: January, 2013


Homeowners are warned not to use unlicensed tradespeople over the summer break

New Zealand homeowners are being warned today not to use unlicensed tradespeople for plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work over the summer break. The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), which regulates the industry, is calling on New Zealand homeowners to ask plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers for their licence cards to... Read More »

Fight against sale of counterfeit products

The building industry says it will fight the influx of counterfeit products being sold in New Zealand stores. Products such as PVC drain pipes have turned up in stores marked with the appraisal stamps of reputable suppliers, when they're actually not fit for use. Building Industry Federation chief executive Bruce Kohn says they've circulated an... Read More »

Health & Safety Compliance

As an employer, you have a duty to make work activities as safe and healthy as possible for you and your employees. To help with this, we look at a number of work safety issues, and provide information on notifiable work. Information on health and safety hazards can also be found in our Employers' Health and Safety Manual, available for free... Read More »

Consumer law

Understand your obligations under the Fair Trading Act 1986 and Consumer Guarantees Act 1993. Fair Trading Act View the Fair Trading Act 1986 online Online information and resources on the Fair Trading Act from the Commerce Commission "An Evening with the Fair Trading Act": view this Commerce Commission DVD on... Read More »