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NZPDGA Trade Show 2019

Thanking all those who attended to help make our evening a success. Also a special thanks to Aquatica, Felton and Methven who kindly donated products to the evening prizes    :)         ... Read More »

Top Tech Tip September - Mental Health

Mental Health Ever felt like this person? What is it though that can cause people to feel these emotions? When it comes to emotions men are not the best at showing or talking about how they feel so it is important to look at a few good ways to deal with this. First of all, you need to find out what is causing your stress and put measures into... Read More »

Retirement complex plumbing: Text leaks raise a stink for Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace

Retirement complex plumbing: Text leaks raise a stink for Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace RNZ – 25th September 2019 Texts about a retirement complex's unsafe plumbing, which Hutt City Council (HCC) said did not exist, were in fact sent to the mayor who later deleted them. Woburn Apartments in Lower Hutt. Photo: RNZ / Ana... Read More »

Reece Stock Price, News & Analysis (ASX:REH)

Reece Stock Price, News & Analysis (ASX:REH) MarketBeat – 29th September 2019 Reece Limited engages in importing, wholesaling, distributing, marketing, and retailing plumbing, bathroom, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration products in Australia and New Zealand. It also provides specialized services; and supplies... Read More »

Bad plumbing at retirement complex had nothing to do with a death - medical officer

Bad plumbing at retirement complex had nothing to do with a death - medical officer RNZ – 16th September 2019 Hutt Valley's Medical Officer of Health says treatment records show bad plumbing at a retirement complex had nothing to do with the death of a woman who lived there. Photo: 123rf  The woman lived for a short time in... Read More »

Pair of plumbers on a mission to inspire Kiwi kids to take up trade careers

Pair of plumbers on a mission to inspire Kiwi kids to take up trade careers One News Now - 12th September 2019 Jesse James and Logan Dodds have 12 years’ experience between them. Source: 1 NEWS In the midst of a nationwide shortage, Jesse James and Logan Dodds are touring the country in hope to inspire kids to get into trades. The two... Read More »

Residents exposed to noxious sewer gases at retirement complex in Lower Hutt

Residents exposed to noxious sewer gases at retirement complex in Lower Hutt RNZ – 11th September 2019 A Lower Hutt retirement complex is in damage control after bad plumbing left elderly residents exposed to noxious sewer gases and bacteria build-up in all the showers. Plumbing investigators alerted the police and public health... Read More »

Construction is forecast to peak at $43 billion in 2021

Construction is forecast to peak at $43 billion in 2021 Stuff – 3rd September 2019 Construction is forecast to keep growing and peak at $43 billion in 2021 a new Government report says. Construction is forecast to keep growing and peak at $43 billion in 2021, sooner than forecast a year ago, a new Government report says.  That will... Read More »

NZPDGA Gas Evening 12th August 2019

A fantastic turn out on the evening of the 12th August 2019 at NZ Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters Association Gas Safety Evening held at The Remuera Club. Over 130 of us gathered to discuss gasfitting issues, systems and processes. Thanking our panel of advisors that included: Glen Burr - Certified Plumber, Certified Drainlayer, Certified... Read More »

Top Tech Tip August - Testing gas pipe work and water pipe work

Testing gas pipe work and water pipe work We all would agree that there are many options for pipes and pipe systems in New Zealand in fact our country has become a testing ground for overseas manufacturers. It is therefore very important when selecting pipes and fittings that we buy our products from reputable manufacturers. Some products... Read More »