They do not appear on the LBP register, but you can complain to the Building Practitioners Board about these practitioners. However your complaint may be referred to the relevant professional body. This will be dependent on the type of work carried out.
You will need to other industry bodies for confirmation of membership and information about their complaint process.
If your building practitioner is an:
architect, New Zealand Registered Architects Board
engineer, Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand
electrical worker, the Electrical Workers Registration Board
plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer, the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
This information is published by the Your home’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people:
with compliance with the Building Act, it is published under section 175 of the Building Act
with a Weathertight Services claim, it is published under section 12 of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006.
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