All posts in "Tradie"

Don’t Trade Contacts With Mining Agencies

4 March 2015

Are you wanting to hit gold by going to Western Australian mines to work? Don’t be so hasty in choosing agencies advises Whangarei tradesman. Sonny Shelford secured work in Western Australian mines through a recruitment company and is advising Northlanders to avoid going to such agencies. Shelford was recruited by former Kaitaia man Douglas Foster, a director […]


Illegal plumber fined for ‘defective’ work

24 February 2015

Do you have a plumbing horror story? Try top this one! A Christchurch man has been convicted and fined for carrying out plumbing work that he was not legally allowed to do. Unauthorised plumber Jcob Betman was caught out when a complaint was laid against him. He connected a wet-back wood burner to a domestic plumbing system at […]


Drought Heats Up Farmers Tension

12 February 2015

Farmers are among the minority in New Zealand who are not celebrating this season’s fine weather. In fact, they are the minority fearing it. explains, “Farmers reliant on the Opuha dam near Fairlie for irrigation are facing unprecedented water restrictions, and unless rain comes in the next few weeks the lake will effectively dry […]


Tradesmen Hibernate in Winter

7 February 2015

If you’re in need of fixing a leaking roof, a broken furnace or in need of a new gas fire installed, you should probably act sooner rather than later. New Zealand faces a nationwide problem in which the trades industry fails to meet surges of pre-winter demand. Although this is a nationwide problem, Auckland and […]

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