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News Archive: January, 2017

Presidents Report - January 2017

A warm welcome to all our members and to those who read our Newsflush. Well Christmas has gone and seems it may have taken summer with it. We are going to have a really busy year so it will be great to see you all at our meetings and courses throughout the year. This is a good time of the year to look at your resources and take a step back to... Read More »

Stay on top of your game or help your people to stay on top of theirs

Calling all: Testing staff  Existing IQPs BWOF agents, Council or support staff Facility or Property Managers I'm personally running a short, sharp, informative 1/2 day workshop in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland in a couple of weeks time, in conjunction with Building Networks. "How to perform an IQP test or check for SS7... Read More »

Industry News - January 2017

Japanese Toilet Makers Agree to Simplify Control Buttons for Confused Foreigners  GIZMODO The king and queen of the Netherlands observe a Japanese toilet. Photo: AP On Tuesday, the Japan Restroom Industry Association announced that it had developed a new set of control panel illustrations for multifunctional “super... Read More »


Top Tech Tip - Supervision and what this means to you

Supervision and what this means to you  What is our main goal in supervision?  In theory it ensures the standards of competency and safety are achieved. It is good to maintain our standard of workmanship.  So who is responsible for supervision? It is the certifier with a current licence who has signed their... Read More »

15 Ways to Manage Stress and Learn to Relax

Stress is an unpleasant fact of life. We all experience it for various reasons, and we all try to come up with ways of coping with it—some with more success than others. So what exactly is stress doing to your mind (and body) when you're staring down a deadline? And what can you do to power through it? The real problem with stress is... Read More »

Presidents Report - December 2016

A warm welcome to our members and those who read our Newsflush and play an active part in our industry. It’s almost Christmas and the year has rolled by just like that. It won’t be long and we will all be with family and friends. I would like to take the time to reflect on some of our achievements over the year 2016. We have... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - December 2016

LPG cylinders and locations of gas bottles. This is a topic that most people would say only relates to gasfitters but does it really?   Let me answer this question by explaining a few things with some pictures. Ok so who came first the drainlayer or the gasfitter? The location of vents and other items like gully traps is very... Read More »

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