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New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Inc

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News Archive: September, 2016


Presidents Report - September 2016

A warm welcome to all our members and to all who read our News Flush. I know in my last report I mentioned spring was just around the corner but I think it’s all four seasons in one day. With daylight savings now here I guess everyone checks their smoke alarms after a television campaign. Well, who’s checked their business is ready... Read More »

Industry News - September 2016

Auckland gains 600 new migrants a week 9th August 2016 - NZ Herald   Nearly 53,000 migrants indicated on their arrival cards they intended to settle in Auckland in the year to June.  The net arrivals after 21,156 departures meant the city increased by an average of more than 600 new settlers each week, new Immigration New Zealand... Read More »

Announcing new partnership

  We are pleased to be able to announce a new partnership with Licensed NZ. The New Zealand Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association executive committee has negotiated free use of the full site for 6 months. You will need to create a login and fill in details of your business in order to use the site.   Licensed NZ is a new... Read More »

Top Tech Tip "Cross-Connections"

Backflow Prevention Products and Protection of Safe Drinking Water Supply Part 1           to be continued..... Information Source:  ... Read More »

Standards for Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters

Contact Secretary for more information (09) 579 3369... Read More »

Soft Skills

I thought I’d talk about training and development of apprentices this month as it’s an area which is vitally important in the current skills shortage where companies have to ‘grow their own’ tradespeople to alleviate the lack of qualified people immediately available.   My experience of working with apprentices for... Read More »

IQP Backflow Refresher - Thursday, November 3 at 1 PM - 4 PM

Thursday, November 3 at 1 PM - 4 PM @ Auckland Rose Park Hotel 92-102 Gladstone Rd, Parnell      Suitable for: Testing staff Refresher for existing IQPs BWOF agents, Council or support staff Facility or Property Managers Objective: To provide participants with the knowledge to perform an IQP test or check for SS7 Automatic... Read More »