Archived News and Media Releases

2 February 2015

The recent conviction of an Auckland man has served as a timely reminder to consumers to only use plumbers, gasfitters, and drainlayers who hold a current authorisation card.

11 January 2015

The Australian Industry Group report “The quest for a level playing field: the nonconforming products dilemma”, provided compelling evidence on the increasing risks of non-conforming Products in Building and Construction projects. To assist industry stakeholders, the new Steel Compliance website is provided as a risk mitigation service to the construction community by ACRS.

18 December 2014

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) announced its new board of directors at the end of November. Two new members joined the board after the council’s AGM in Auckland: executive general manager of Hawkins Construction Gary Walker and Director and joint owner of INZIDE Commercial Steve Aschebrock.

10 December 2014

SCIRT says goodbye to its founding general manager Duncan Gibb

26 November 2014

Susan Freeman-Greene has been appointed Chief Executive of IPENZ, starting the new role in February 2015. “We’re delighted to have made the appointment of such a high-calibre leader, following an exhaustive search and selection process,” IPENZ President Dr Kevin Thompson says.

21 November 2014

Another Auckland man has been convicted and fined $4,050 plus court costs and solicitor’s fees for illegally carrying out sanitary plumbing and gasfitting work without licences.

21 November 2014

 In a judgement released today by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board, an Upper Moutere woman was fined $3,750 plus solicitor’s and Court costs after pleading guilty to illegally installing a gas hob she brought from Harvey Norman Limited.

21 November 2014

BRANZ Chair, Dr Helen Anderson announced today the appointment of Lesley Haines and Stephen Titter to the BRANZ Group Board of Directors. 

22 July 2014

 ACRS credibility has recently been enhanced by their successful accreditation by the Joint Accreditation System, of Australia and New Zealand.

22 July 2014

The BRANZ Maintenance Schedule is a brand-new web-based tool


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