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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

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News Archive: June, 2015


President's Report (Newsflush, June 2015)

Hello to all,  Yes winter is here, and it’s getting colder, wetter and windier. It’s a great time for cleaning, checking and servicing hot water cylinders, shower mixers, gas space heaters and repairing leaking roofs.     This year is racing away, we are nearly half way through and business is getting better... Read More »

Tech Top Tip (Newsflush, June 2015)

Tech Top Tip (aka Technical or Topical Tip) involves a member from the Exec offering his thought, opinion, view, comment on any technical or topical issue relating to our industry and more importantly relevant to you.  Here Chris Sumich offers some handy advice for you to pass on to your customers.  Winter is here The arrival of... Read More »

PGDB Review of Registration and Licensing (Newsflush, June 2015)

You will be aware that a comprehensive review of registration and licensing requirements is currently underway by the PGD Board.  This has not been done since 2010 and presents a good opportunity for you to have a say and be heard as the PGD Board will use all feedback to develop options for further discussion with the industry in early... Read More »

We salute Jack Roughan, MBE (Newsflush, June 2015)

On Friday 22nd of May four of our Executives travelled north to have a meeting with local tradesmen and Council inspectors.  This meeting was held at the Whangarei council building and some good discussions were had over the home owner rule.  For those of you who don’t know, there is a rule in Whangarei allowing home owners... Read More »

Welcome (Newsflush, June 2015)

A warm welcome is extended to our latest joining members: Eagle Plumbing & Drainlaying Chris Wilson Plumbing Water to Waste Good to have you on board :-)  ... Read More »

Upcoming Events - June-July 2015 (Newsflush, June 2015)

Thu 25 Jun        Dux Evening incl CPD course worth 6 pts Fri 26 Jun          Midwinter Dinner for Barrie Wilkie & Brett Mattson Thu 23 Jul         General Meeting Fri 31... Read More »

Mens Health Week - 8-14 June 2015 (Newsflush, June 2015)

Our industry is male dominant so it makes sense then that Mens Health Week should feature on your radar – be it for yourself, your father, your son, your grandson, your brother, your mate … Here are some cold, hard facts about NZ mens health taken from the menshealthweek website.  Did you... Read More »

Friday Funny (Newsflush, June 2015)

Thanks to John.W who sent this in: THE BAGPIPER     Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life.    As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man.... Read More »