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Safe living with gas
Buying and selling appliances
When buying new or second hand gas appliance consider its safety as part of your decision. You must also consider the safety of the appliance if you are selling it to others.Read more
LPG and natural gas heaters are used widely to warm New Zealand homes and businesses. Used wisely, gas is instant, reliable, efficient and safe. However, like any other form of energy it must be treated with respect to prevent accidents.Read more
What to do if you smell gas in your home or outside. In the event of an emergency you should contact the Emergency Services by dialling 111.Read more
Gas supply to your property
Making changes to the gas supply to your property can have some risks. Here are some things to consider and safety tips before you do so.Read more
Gas recreational safety
Camping appliances need air. In New Zealand the majority of deaths associated with the use of camping appliances have been attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning.Read more
Getting gas work done
When you get gas work done, ensure it is installed safely, properly certified and maintained regularly.Read more
What is natural gas?
Natural gas and LPG are both in use in New Zealand, and there are some differences between the two that you should be aware of.Read more
Keep yourself safe from carbon monoxide
If a gas appliance malfunctions, or if is installed or used incorrectly, then levels of carbon monoxide may become dangerously high. Here are some warning signs to look for and tips to keep in mind.Read more
Closed glass-fronted flame effect heaters
Closed glass-fronted flame effect heaters can have their front glass shattered and must be maintained regularly. Installation, maintenance and servicing information for closed glass-fronted heater can be found below.Read more