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DIY Plumbing Advice

While we support the #8 attitude of the average New Zealander, unfortunately when it comes to DIY plumbing there are some rules and regulations for your own safety.

We hope the following information can help you plan your next DIY and avoid the common pitfalls and costly mistakes.

Please feel free to reach out to North Shore Plumbing if you have any questions or work you need help with?

We are here to help.

DIY Plumbing regulations

Always check if your planned work requires council approval, consent or qualified plumbers to complete.

– The Auckland City Council Consent Checklist is a great place to start.
– They also have advice specifically for Kitchen and Bathroom Home Renovations available here: Auckland Kitchen and Bathroom Renovations
There is a very helpful guide on the entre Building and Consent process available here: Auckland Building and Consent Process

Other helpful information:
New Zealand Government advice – Plumbing & Drainage project & consents
Consumer New Zealand: DIY Legal Restrictions overview
Building New Zealand: Plumbing & Drainage building consents advice
Master Plumbers: Avice on when to not “Do it yourself”