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$1200 fine for Timaru Man’s guilty plea

Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:41 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Homeowners are being warned today not to fall into the trap of using anyone who does not hold a current authorisation to conduct plumbing work for renovation projects. More >>

$3,000 fine reinforces message

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:39 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Today’s prosecution in the Hastings District Court reinforces the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board’s message to landlords and property managers last week, to make sure that they only use authorised tradespeople. More >>

$3,000 fine reinforces message

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:27 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Today’s prosecution in the Hastings District Court reinforces the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board’s message to landlords and property managers last week, to make sure that they only use authorised tradespeople. More >>

Landlords are you compliant?

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 4:09 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Now more than ever landlords and property managers need to make sure they only use authorised tradespeople. The construction sector’s regulator the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), has been educating consumers (homeowners and tenants), ... More >>

Dunedin company and employees fined for lapsed licenses

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 3:19 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

EC Shaw Plumbers Ltd and two employees have been fined a total of $5,750 for carrying out restricted sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work without authorisation in the Dunedin District Court yesterday. More >>

PGDB warns installation can come at a high price

Friday, 17 June 2016, 1:23 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The conviction of a Levin man yesterday serves as a warning to consumers and has highlighted issues relating to pump product installation. More >>

Board warns Wellingtonians to exercise caution

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1:10 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB) is warning consumers in the Wellington region, to exercise caution in relation to Graham Lilley, who was recently convicted and sentenced in relation to his fraud of Christchurch residents (under ... More >>

Auckland homeowner left $20,000 out of pocket

Monday, 18 April 2016, 3:01 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Auckland man Shamsher Ali, of Shams Construction Works Limited, has been fined $9,000 and ordered to pay $15,000 in reparation for carrying out sanitary plumbing at a home in Mt Roskill when not registered or licensed. More >>

Construction industry regulator cracks down on ‘cowboys’

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:22 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Now more than ever, Tradespeople need to make sure they hold a current licence. Construction sector regulator, the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, are warning tradespeople that it has appointed two new investigators, and there will ... More >>

Policing Installation

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 2:16 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Current discussion around the use of non-standard poor quality plumbing products highlights the need for consumers to ensure that those performing plumbing work are properly authorised. More >>

Plumber side-steps close call for rest home residents

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 2:42 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Plumber side-steps close call for rest home residents Residential care facilities and homeowners are being warned today not to fall into the trap of using unlicensed tradespeople for renovation projects – health, safety and insurance are all at ... More >>

Final show down for legitimate tradespeople

Friday, 12 February 2016, 2:57 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Now more than ever, tradespeople need to make sure they hold a current licence. The new licensing year begins on 1 April 2016 – and those who lapse will get caught. More >>

Tradies warned to relicense the consumer is up to speed

Friday, 5 February 2016, 3:56 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Construction sector regulator, the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), are warning that its recent public awareness initiatives are working – and the consumer is up to speed. The Board’s Chief Executive, Martin Sawyers said; “The ... More >>

$1500 fine for Christchurch builder's guilty plea

Friday, 29 January 2016, 3:56 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Homeowners are being warned today not to fall into the trap of using a builder to conduct plumbing work for renovation projects over the summer season. More >>

Warning to homeowners – be aware of illegal activity

Monday, 18 January 2016, 2:29 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

MEDIA RELEASE 18 January 2016 Warning to homeowners – be aware of illegal activity Homeowners are being warned today not to fall into the classic trap of using unlicensed tradespeople for home maintenance projects over the summer season. More >>

APP technology to put illegal operators behind the 8 ball

Monday, 21 December 2015, 1:31 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

New APP technology to put illegal operators in the construction industry behind the eight ball More >>

Tradies working illegally will get caught

Friday, 23 October 2015, 2:30 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent conviction of Christchurch man, Grant Longman, has served as a timely reminder to homeowners to ensure that they only use authorised tradespeople for restricted plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work. More >>

Hawkes Bay Council clamps down on illegal tradies

Monday, 12 October 2015, 4:54 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Two Havelock North men have been convicted and fined for carrying out sanitary plumbing and drainlaying work without authorisation. The combined fine imposed on the men by Judge Courtney in the Hastings District Court was $1100 plus a further $452 in ... More >>

Consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:58 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1,200 plus court costs and solicitors fees for providing information that was intended to cause, or may reasonably have caused, a homeowner to think he was a registered or licensed tradesperson. Plumbing, ... More >>

Auckland man receives $4,500 fine for illegal advertising

Monday, 27 July 2015, 11:40 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $4,500 for illegally advertising his services as a plumber and has been ordered to pay solicitor’s costs of $226.00 and court costs of $260. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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