Story: Building trades

Tradesmen’s commandments

Tradesmen’s commandments

During building booms it can be difficult to get hold of tradesmen, and clients sometimes find their behaviour frustrating, as this 2003 cartoon notes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DX-006-172
Cartoon by Alistair Nisbet

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Carl Walrond, 'Building trades - Trades culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/24703/tradesmens-commandments (accessed 5 August 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010