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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...

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...

Plumbing sham costs everyone :-(

Plumbing sham costs everyone 🙁

Dodgy plumbing work lands unprecedented fines and reparation for Shams Construction Works. The New Zealand Herald reports that company director, Shamsher Ali, was sentenced at the Auckland District Court in April after he was found guilty of carrying out sanitary...

Legends!

Legends!

This year The Skills Organisation (Skills) decided to recognise outstanding employers, who have consistently contributed to industry trades training in New Zealand over the years, through the awarding of a 'Skills Legends' certificate. This initiative recognises...

Training for survival

Training for survival

At Auckland Plumbers Group we actively promote the personal development and industry up-skilling of our employees. Most importantly, we want our staff to be safe and prepared for any mishap. One way we are doing this is by making sure that our staff are up-to-date...

Site Safe

Site Safe

Auckland Plumbers Group is utilising the services of Site Safe to train and protect our staff and customers. The health and safety of everyone associated with Auckland Plumbers Group is something that is really important to us. Site Safe assists businesses to improve...

A costly reminder

A costly reminder

Cowboys lookout! They're coming t' get cha! Building sites in Auckland are being scrutinised for illegal practices in plumbing and gasfitting with authorities believing the building boom is causing the trade to cut corners and use unlicensed tradespeople. While...

Dodgy gasfitting work

Dodgy gasfitting work

TV3 reports of a Timaru real estate company being handed a $55,000.00 fine for failing to check the safety of gas appliances and fittings before renting out a property. The agency and a home maintenance franchisee pleaded guilty to breaches of the Gas Act and...

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