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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 >>

Action serves to support building consent increases

Friday, 19 June 2015, 3:05 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent conviction of company Aquatite Plumbing and Drainage and an employee has served as a timely reminder to consumers to ensure they only use authorised tradespeople for restricted plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work. Sanitary Plumbing, gasfitting ... More >>

$2700 fine denotes commitment to a stronger rebuild

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:51 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Christchurch man Scott Double is the second person in the Canterbury region to be convicted and fined for carrying out sanitary plumbing work without authorisation within the last two weeks. More >>

Board enforcement action serves to restore confidence

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:49 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Christchurch man Ross Glynn has been convicted and fined for carrying out sanitary plumbing work without authorisation. More >>

PGDB Board appoints New Chief Executive

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:26 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

PGDB Board appoints New Chief Executive The Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB) has appointed Martin Sawyers as its new Chief Executive and Registrar. Mr Sawyers is currently the Manager of Corporate Services for the Real Estate Agents ... More >>

Bay of Plenty man fined $1000 for illegal plumbing

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 8:13 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

A Rotorua man has been convicted and fined $1000 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees today for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing. More >>

Repeat offender in Auckland fined for illegal work

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:49 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Repeat offender in Auckland fined for illegal work An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1500 for carrying out drainlaying work without an authorisation for a second time. Aaron L’Estrange Corbet carried out drainlaying work at a home in ... More >>

False advertising and illegal plumbing leads to conviction

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 1:11 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a judgment released today, an Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1,050 for doing plumbing work without authorisation, misrepresenting himself as a plumber, and falsely advertising himself as a trained plumber on Builderscrack—a popular ... More >>

WorkSafe NZ complaint leads to prosecution of Nelson man

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 3:46 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a judgment released today, a Nelson man has been convicted and fined $4000 for doing or helping to do gasfitting work without a licence and has been ordered to pay solicitor’s costs of $113 and Court costs of $130. Craig Ashton did not hold ... More >>

Consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

Friday, 13 February 2015, 10:44 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1500 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. Wuming ... More >>

Without the card it’s money down the drain

Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:01 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent conviction of an Auckland man has served as a timely reminder to consumers to only use plumbers, gasfitters, and drainlayers who hold a current authorisation card. More >>

Christchurch man fined $1,275 for illegal plumbing

Friday, 16 January 2015, 3:21 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a recent judgment released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, a Christchurch man has been convicted and fined $1,275 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing. More >>

Man fined $1,875 for illegal plumbing

Monday, 12 January 2015, 4:00 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent conviction of a New Plymouth man has served as a timely reminder to plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers to ensure they relicense by 1 April 2015, or they will be unable to legally undertake work in New Zealand. More >>

Without the card it’s money down the drain

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:24 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Homeowners are being warned not to do sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work, or use unlicensed tradespeople over the summer break. More >>

Illegal gasfitting in Auckland considered serious

Monday, 15 December 2014, 3:21 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a judgment released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (PGDB), Christopher Blewden, the former Director of Combustion Appliance Repairs Limited has been convicted and fined in the Whangarei District Court after pleading guilty ... More >>

Complaint sees man fined $1500 for unauthorised plumbing

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 9:39 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a recent judgment released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, an Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1500 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees, for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing. More >>

Conviction of Auckland handyman serves as timely reminder

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:29 pm | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The recent prosecution of a home handyman who illegally installed a gas fire place and conducted poor electrical work at a home in Auckland, serves as a timely reminder to consumers to stay safe and always use a licensed tradesperson. More >>

Woman fined $3,750 for illegal gas hob installation

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 10:17 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

Buyer be aware – woman fined $3,750 for illegal gas hob installation In a judgment released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, an Upper Moutere woman was fined $3,750 plus solicitor’s and Court costs after pleading guilty to ... More >>

No licences leads to the prosecution of another Auckland man

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 10:52 am | Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

In a judgment released today, another Auckland man has been convicted and fined $4,050 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing and gasfitting work without licences. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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