Apprenticeships vs Budget

Apprenticeships vs Budget

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 scheme that places...
Woah, don’t flush that!

Woah, don’t flush that!

As seen over on the Stuff website, here are seven deadly sins when it comes to your plumbing… 1. FLUSHING EVERYTHING DOWN THE LOO False teeth, retainers, a weevil-infested whole bag of flour and a knitted beanie are just some of the things plumbers have...
A vote for a winning plumber

A vote for a winning plumber

These are uncertain times… the Covid crisis has changed everything… now even the government may change. Even if you have tried TVNZ’s ‘Vote Compass’, you wouldn’t do any better than putting your faith in Auckland Plumbers Group. We make open and transparent...
Covid-19 Level 3

Covid-19 Level 3

  To all our wonderful customers, suppliers, trade colleagues and friends, As you will be aware, the Auckland region has moved into Covid-19 Alert Level 3. We will continue to be available to carry out ‘ALL SERVICES SAFELY’ and there will be strict...
Covid-19 Level 4 TVNZ

Covid-19 Level 4 TVNZ

One News 04 April 2020Auckland Plumbers Group Director, Andrew Durrans, was interviewed by One News for a story on the need to set up a national register log for the plumbing and gasfitting industries while the country is in ‘Level-4’.Click to view on...
Smart Home

Smart Home

You would have no doubt heard of a ‘Smart Home’. Smart homes generally involve connected devices that communicate and interact with each other for the benefit of the occupants. One common example is lights that you can control through your phone. On some...
Older dog, new tricks… and a scholarship

Older dog, new tricks… and a scholarship

A forty-year-old apprentice has won a scholarship at the 2018 NZ Plumbing Awards. As nzherald.co.nz reports, you are never to old to retrain and get recognised for your efforts. The hardest part about becoming a plumber was going back to school, says Tom Walls, a...
Loo Irony

Loo Irony

As reported by Stuff , a faulty loo has forced a plane full of plumbers to turn around. Isn’t that somewhat ironic? Flying from the Norwegian capital Oslo to the German city of Munich, the plane was forced to turn around after its toilets had packed up…...
Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Pictograms are used as a universal language that are used as a quick visual cue to communicate – in computer usage they are usually called icons. They are an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. They are everywhere...
Installing a water filter yourself can be costly

Installing a water filter yourself can be costly

In an article in the NZ Herald Online edition, experts warn that fitting a water filter can be illegal and carry a much bigger overall cost than a cheap DIY water filter. The Havelock North water contamination crisis has raised concerns in communities that our tap...