Story: Building trades



Electrician Jack Blumgart wires up a power point in September 2007. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electrical and electronic equipment. Approximately one-third of New Zealand electricians were self-employed in the early 2000s.

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Carl Walrond, 'Building trades - Gasfitters and electricians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010