All posts in "Tradie"

How to be A Successful Locksmith

18 May 2021

      According to Competenz, one of New Zealand’s industry training organisations, locksmiths provide: “security for homes, businesses and other assets. Locksmiths secure premises and provide security advice as well as open jammed or broken locks, make replacement keys, unlock vehicles, buildings or safes and help law enforcement agencies with evictions, repossessions, search warrants […]


Truck Parts for Tradies

14 May 2021

A guy walks into an auto parts store and says “I need a gas cap for my truck out there.”The guy behind the counter takes a look outside, thinks for a second, and says… “OK, sounds like a fair trade.” Let’s be honest… buying parts can be a considerable investment in keeping your truck / […]


7 Tips for Maintaining Automatic Gates (Pre-Winter)

31 March 2021

With winter just around the corner it is important to make sure that your automatic gates work consistently, smoothly, and reliably. The best time to do this is at least one month before those first frosts kick in (often May in Hamilton). 1. Schedule Maintenance Intervals How frequently you service your automatic gates will depend […]


Unregistered electrical worker convicted and fined

30 September 2020

In yet another incident of unauthorised electrical work being done, the New Plymouth district court has convicted and fined Mark Pierson, an employee of a home ventilation business in Taranaki, who carried out electrical work without being a registered electrician.  He uninstalled and installed a home ventilation system at a rental property in Stratford in […]

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