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President's Report - December 2017

It’s finally Christmas and time to reflect on the past year and celebrate with families. Christmas functions and busy work times often make this a stressful time of the year so I hope all of you can put this to onside and be with loved ones and remember those who are not with us. We have had some really great functions this year and I... Read More »

Industry Newsfeed - December 2017

St Albans entrepreneur finalist in national award for business women - The Hertz Advertiser –  28th November 2017 Anne Timpany. Picture: NatWest everywoman Awards   Anne Timpany of On Tap Plumbers is one of 21 finalists in the 15th annual NatWest Everywoman awards - she has been nominated in the Athena category, which... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Plumbing issues with new builds

Plumbing issues with new builds  In the last issue I mentioned that there were a number of issues with sanitary plumbing which commonly resulted in failed inspections. In some cases it is simply a case of bad workmanship, but in others is a result of very poor (or non-existent) supervision and an almost total ignorance of requirements. ... Read More »

President's Report - November 2017

The sun is out and it’s nearly time to dust off the barbeque and perfect some cooking skills for Christmas. It is hard to believe that Christmas is just round the corner and it is always a crazy period for us in the trades. It is a good time to get some idea of who can work over the break and to confirm what merchants are open and to stock... Read More »

Industry Newsfeed - November 2017

Why I think Reece Ltd is a buy at this share price - 27th October 2017 – The Motley Fool The Reece Ltd (ASX: REH) share price has been chugging along since early June when the stock was trading at $39.52 to close on Thursday at $44.10, representing a gain of about 11%. And the Reece share price gained 1.4% on... Read More »

Fleet Partners Evening

On the 9th November NZPDGA members enjoyed an evening hosted by our associate member Fleet Partners located in Mt Wellington, Auckland. We were informed on leasing options and their benefits. We also had an introduction to the commercial section which looks after trucks, diggers, plants and equipment. We then had a viewing of Auto Select... Read More »

Does business admin disrupt your workday and eat into your leisure time?

Alpha Administration Limited  Suzanne Devereux Does business admin disrupt your workday and eat into your leisure time?     I can restore your work/life balance and enable you to be more productive by taking care of a wide range of business and admin tasks for you.   As an admin professional with 30+ years’... Read More »

Top Tech Tip - Legal Standing of Consented Plans

Legal Standing of Consented Plans I do not want this to become an article about the general quality of plans or even of plumbing or drainage installations, which can wait until next month. What I want to explain today is the legal standing of consented documents, including plumbing and drainage plans and schematics. For all the complaints... Read More »



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