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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

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News Archive: March, 2017


President's Report - March 2017

A warm welcome to our members and to those who read our Newsflush. I can’t believe its March and we are well on our way through the year and it’s going faster than last year. I hope all of you had a great day on 11th of March World Plumbing Day and know the importance of this day. World Plumbing Day is all about the role plumbers... Read More »

Industry News - March 2017

25 February 2017 - RNZ  48k new jobs predicted annually for next 10 years The government's 10-year employment forecast is predicting massive growth in job numbers, especially those that are highly skilled.  The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is predicting 6800 new construction jobs each year for the next 10... Read More »

Introducing NZ Trucking Association

Since 1988 the New Zealand Trucking Association has been actively representing and supporting trucking related businesses. Our members range from small owner operator businesses through to large corporate. Our role is to influence and inspire our members to succeed in both business and in their engagement with the wider community. As a not for... Read More »

Stop your staff from being poached!

The competition for skilled workers is increasing fast which means that so too is the likelihood that your employees could be tempted by a better offer elsewhere.  It has come to attention recently as some of our members are increasingly having their employees approached from one business in particular outside our Association. The word is... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Detention and Retention Tanks

Retention tanks Retention tanks are normally also a detention tank. The retention part is water storage normally used for garden, toilet and or washing water supply separate but additional to your normal water supply and usually involves a pump.    Detention tanks receive water from the roof or paved areas... Read More »

Do your plumbers have the necessary immunisations?

Health & Safety Do your plumbers have the necessary immunisations?    There are many health risks as a plumber.  You are also exposed to sewage, water, blood with the risk of cuts and burns which ultimately leaves you vulnerable to catching all kinds of diseases. Prevention is always better than cure and safety comes... Read More »