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92% of NZ'ers in the Columar Brunton brand survey knew a tradesperson needs to be authorised (2019)
85% increase in visitors to the Board's website from advertising (2019 campaign)
327% increase in consumer website activity (2017-2019 campaigns)
631% increase in those searching the public register (2017-2019 campaigns)

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Almost all aspects of plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying work are restricted and illegal to D.I.Y

  • Your home is a complex network of pipes and fittings that mix high pressures, high temperatures, gas and many other high-risk hazards which are dangerous and could potentially put your family's health and safety under threat if handled incorrectly.

  • The Board and The NZ Insurance Council NZ warn mistakes are costly, and you may be voiding your insurance.

  • Who can you trust? It's illegal to do this type of restricted work without a licence. The fines are hefty [$10,000 - $50,000].
    Find out more about the NZ Practising Licence at the 'check it's legal' link below.

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