624 days ago

Top Gas Safety Tips for Consumers

Master Plumbers NZ - Canterbury

1. If you smell anything unusual (sulphur or rotten eggs) – turn the gas appliance off, open doors and windows to ventilate the room, get people out of the area and call a licensed gasfitter, your gas supplier and/or emergency services

2. Know how to turn the gas off in an emergency

3. Don't flick any switches or use your mobile phone near a gas leak (no naked flames or cigarettes either)

4. Don’t interfere with any gas appliance – call an authorised professional

5. Have gas appliances regularly serviced – once a year or as per manufacturer’s instructions – to ensure they are running safely and efficiently. Keep records.

6. If you don't know when an appliance was last serviced, don't risk it, get it checked.

Read more info about gas safety in our blog: bit.ly...

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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This should not be too tough. What are your favourite memories of this gentleman and his store?

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18 hours ago

Polluter to be fined

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

The Wellington City Council is prosecuting a driver who allegedly polluted the south coast.

"The irresponsible actions of a driver not securing their load last Friday resulted in thousands of polystyrene balls scattered around the south coast, devastating for the environment and marine life, and frustrating the affected communities. We identified the offender thanks to eagle-eyed locals, and have started the process of fining him $200."

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18 hours ago

Two new Whittaker's flavours

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Are you going to try the two new Whittaker's flavours, Carrot Cake and Strawberries and Waffles
Twenty cents from every block sold going to Whānau Āwhina Plunket.
Whittaker’s Carrot Cake and Strawberries and Waffles blocks will be available in supermarkets nationwide from Monday 19 April.

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