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Consumers reminded to service gas appliances

Friday, 19 July 2019, 4:31 pm | Master Plumbers

In the wake of today’s explosion in a house in Christchurch, Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ stresses the importance of getting gas appliances regularly serviced. More >>

Plumbers should consider sustainable, eco-friendly vehicles

Friday, 12 July 2019, 1:14 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers welcomes the Government’s proposed ‘Clean Car Discount’ to make electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles more affordable for New Zealanders. More >>

Call for mandatory testing of buildings for bacteria

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 5:38 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers chief executive Greg Wallace says appropriate measures need to be put in place to detect and manage legionella bacteria in our homes, apartments, schools, rest homes and hospitals. More >>

New Zealand Plumbing Awards 2019 - full list of winners

Saturday, 1 June 2019, 12:49 pm | Master Plumbers

Huge congratulations to all the finalists and awards winners at the New Zealand Plumbing Awards on Friday 31 May in the MacArthur's Ballroom at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Queensland, Australia. More >>

Budget fails to fill plumbing pipeline

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:35 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers is disappointed the Government’s budget has failed to acknowledge the contribution employers who take on apprentices make. Master Plumbers commitment to apprentices is through their Masterlink programme, a mentoring apprenticeship ... More >>

Portable gas heaters should be banned from Kiwi homes

Monday, 23 April 2018, 11:18 am | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers wants portable gas heaters banned from all residential properties in New Zealand, due to the serious risks they pose to your health and safety. More >>

Plumbing World Scholarships awarded

Monday, 26 March 2018, 11:50 am | Master Plumbers

Six Masterlink apprentices, based from the Far North to the far South of New Zealand, have been awarded Plumbing World Scholarships at the 2018 New Zealand Plumbing Awards in Hamilton on 23 March. More >>

Hutt firm wins nationwide Master Plumber of the Year Award

Monday, 26 March 2018, 11:48 am | Master Plumbers

Hutt Gas and Plumbing took out the prestigious 2018 Master Plumber of the Year Award at the annual New Zealand Plumbing Awards held in Hamilton on Friday 23 March. More >>

Accountant turned plumber wins top apprentice award

Monday, 26 March 2018, 11:43 am | Master Plumbers

Now, having completed his four-year apprenticeship, Kelly has won the prestigious James Douglas Medallion at the 2018 New Zealand Plumbing Awards which were held in Hamilton on Friday 23 March. More >>

Morrinsville business scoops apprentice awards

Friday, 22 September 2017, 10:29 am | Master Plumbers

Morrinsville Plumbing & Gas Services scored a hat trick of apprentice awards at the 2017 Waikato Master Plumbers Awards, held at Hamilton’s Wintec Atrium on Friday 15 September. More >>

Check that plumbers are qualified and registered

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 12:10 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers NZ Inc says as people in Christchurch start thinking about rebuilding it is important they safeguard themselves by checking that a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer is registered. More >>

Master Plumbers Says New Board Members Have Challenges Ahead

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 4:43 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers welcomes the appointment of new members to the industry’s registration body, the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, but warns they have challenges ahead. More >>

Master Plumbers work to resolve payment issues

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 10:46 am | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers and the Earthquake Commission have set up an agreed process for Master Plumbers’ members who have outstanding payments due from the commission. More >>

Government investment in young people welcomed

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 2:47 pm | Master Plumbers

The Government’s investment in helping young people into jobs has been welcomed by Limited Service Volunteers programme patron and Chief Executive of Master Plumbers and Master link , Fiona Gavriel. “Trades such as plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying ... More >>

Plumbing awards recognise commitment to quality and skills

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 11:04 am | Master Plumbers

The Master Plumber of the Year Award recognises Shaun's commitment to providing a quality service to his customers, says Master Plumbers Chief Executive Fiona Gavriel. More >>

Ask for Credentials

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 5:28 pm | Master Plumbers

Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers says homeowners should safeguard themselves by asking to see a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer’s license before they carry out any work. More >>

Payment woes for plumbers following Christchurch quake

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 5:12 pm | Master Plumbers

The Master Plumbers industry body says many of its Christchurch members are struggling to keep their businesses solvent as they work round the clock to restore drinking water supplies and sanitation systems in the city. Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & ... More >>

Current controversy par for the course

Friday, 12 November 2010, 3:53 pm | Master Plumbers

Current controversy par for the course The current controversy surrounding the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board is a sharp reminder of how bad things used to be, says the industry association that represents the plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying ... More >>

Master Plumbers sets deadline for Board

Thursday, 21 October 2010, 5:12 pm | Master Plumbers

The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board should be given until June next year to get its act together, particularly in terms of communication with industry, says the organisation that has represented the industry for 109 years. More >>

Still room for improvement at Plumbers Board

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 5:29 pm | Master Plumbers

The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board is certainly better than it used to be, but it still needs to work much more closely with industry, says the industry association. More >>

 

 

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