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The CRAAP Test
The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to ask yourself about information you find online. It can help you sort the good from the bad.
BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company providing resources for the building industry.
As part of Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's goals of safer, healthier and more affordable homes and buildings, the purpose of the website is to direct and support people to and through building processes to achieve compliance with the building regulatory environment.
Master Plumbers Gasfitters Drainlayers
Information for those working in the trade and for the public needing services. Members of MPGD are Quality Assured and make it their mission to provide customers with safe, superior, professional service.
Metal Roofing Manufacturers
The New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers Association Inc (NZMRM) represents those companies that roll-form steel and other metals for roofing and cladding purposes. Commonly known as "Rollformers" there are 25 of these companies who are members of NZMRM. Members are involved in producing a wide range of profiled product, both painted and unpainted. The association is also active in the development and promotion of industry Standards and in conducting research that promotes the use of metal roofing and cladding.
Plumbers, Gasfitters, Drainlayers Board
The Board is responsible for administering the registration and licensing systems of plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers. In regulating the trade and registering people, the Board seeks to promote and safeguard the health and safety of people, their property and the environment. The Board ensures that those persons carrying out regulated work are competent to do so.
Roofing Association of New Zealand
RANZ is actively engaged in the business of ensuring a more professional, health & safety conscious, quality trained, skilled and qualified industry. We represent the roofing industry in all aspects of legislation and compliance involving government, regulatory and local government authorities.
A NZ owned and operated metal roof and cladding manufacturing business.
World Plumbing Council
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) is an international organization which aims to develop and promote the image and standards of the plumbing Industry worldwide