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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters
Association Inc

News Archive: May, 2015


Vice-President's Voice (Newsflush May 2015)

Hi all, With the weather getting colder and the rainy season descending upon us it will be all go for the Gasfitters with heating homes, Plumbers repairing roofs and Drainlayers unblocking those drains etc. It is very important that all of us keep up to date with the latest changes to NZ’s Health and Safety law.  We take this time to... Read More »

Tech Top Tip (Newsflush May 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 Glen Burr overviews the new health and safety legislation. New Health and Safety Issues Over 180,000 people work in... Read More »

Auckland Council

Having met with Tim Weight from Auckland Council recently, we have been invited to the next Auckland BOINZ meeting.  This is an excellent opportunity for us to gain awareness on building industry matters at a local level. We will keep you informed of any relevant information that arises. Auckland Council’s building control... Read More »

Not so flushable flushable wipes (Newsflush May 2015)

Take a look at this Fair Go snippet from 2013 http://tvnz.co.nz/fair-go/flushable-wipes-you-need-know-video-5437829 There do not appear to be any standards that regulate the “flushable wipe” market in NZ.  Should this be something we care about?  After all, as long as the problem persists it keeps up the demand for... Read More »