It's time to recognise outstanding tradespeople in the plumbing industry. Nominations for the 2018 New Zealand Plumbing Awards are now open!
Nine categories cover individuals (including apprentices and certifying tradespeople), businesses, product development and projects. While most awards are for Master Plumbers members only, some are also open to non members.
Further information - and entry forms - can be found on our website. Nominations close on Friday 9 February - so be quick! Winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Hamilton on 23 March 2018.
International travellers flying into New South Wales are now paying A$3000 (NZ$3168) for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine. Travellers will be charged A$3000 for one adult, A$1000 for each additional adult and A$500 per child aged three and over. Children under three will stay free of charge. Do you think Kiwis should be charged for their isolation costs? Nzwww.stuff.co.nz...
63% Yes: All people coming into NZ should pay for their isolation63% Complete
3.7% No: It's something the Government should pick up3.7% Complete
33.3% ReturninTravellers should pay part of the cost33.3% Complete
Private sectors say they are struggling to attract skilled workers to Wellington. They say issues like uncertainty about major projects, expensive housing, and infrastructure problems are deterring people from moving to the city. What do you think?
I know, most people like sunshine and blue skies. For me as a photographer, however, the strong winds and waves of the last few days are much more interesting.
Here a few images from along Princess Bay to Owhiro Bay, during the last 2 weeks