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April 2020 - Our Voice

Please download our latest newsletter for April 2020 ... Action Stations - We need you - a call for members to participate in Industry Working GroupsGovernance Changes - some key change in the NNZ commitee...

April 7, 2020

New Zealand's First Certified Locators

With significant changes coming to our industry this year, it was fantastic to be able to round off 2019 with the successful certification of New Zealand's first group of Utility Locators.Throughout the second week of December, an initial group of 10 Utility Locators undertook their practical assessment as part of the beforeUdig Certified Locator program. With such a small industry and having no qualified New Zealand assessors, the practicals were carried out by Steve Wood, a highly experie...

December 15, 2019

2019 NULCA Australia AGM

Nulca New Zealand is allied with two other international utility Locator industry bodies, NULCA USA and NULCA Australia. Although getting to the USA is a bit more of a long haul, our President, Innes Fisher was able to attend the November 2019 NULCA Australia Annual General Meeting on the Gold Coast, Australia. As both a member of NULCA Australia, a past NULCA Australia Committee member, and our New Zealand President, Innes took the opportunity to strengthen the trans-Tasman ties betwe...

December 1, 2019

NZ Locator Certification Backed

After a much-anticipated wait, Nulca New Zealand applauds the recent announcement of the beforeUDig Certified Locator programme in New Zealand. For an industry with a high-risk profile, the underground service location sector in New Zealand has long lacked an industry-wide competency test for electromagnetic location practitioners.  The certification programme establishes a standard for Utility Locators that requires them to show a thorough understanding of the theory of locating and o...

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