News and notices
Keep up to date with news from the Board.
Board assessment (audit) programme update
Auditing is a function of the Board and this year we have undertaken a second pilot assessment (audit) programme.
New Registrar appointed
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has appointed Dr Simon Robb to the position of Registrar Electrical Workers Registration Board.
Electrical Workers Registration Board vacancy
On behalf of the Minister for Building and Construction, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking expressions of interest for new Electrical Workers Registration Board members.
New class of registration for electrical workers
A new Gazette notice was issued on 1 May 2017 which replaces Gazette Notice number 39 from 1 April 2010 on the Gazette.
Disciplinary hearings - May 2017
Read a summary of 2 recently completed disciplinary hearings conducted by the Board. They are hearings at which the conduct of an registered or licensed electrical worker is examined.
The Board v Campbell Murray
Campbell Murray pleaded guilty to performing unauthorised prescribed electrical work under the Electricity Act 1992.
Board’s pilot auditing programme
We are pleased to report that 270 of the planned 300 audits have been completed. The rest should be completed by the end of May.
Examinations review underway
The Board has identified a number of issues relating to the examinations process, and has enlisted MBIE to undertake an end-to-end review of examinations.
New Board logo
Along with our newsletter and website refresh, the Board logo has a new look too.
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