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Standards New Zealand is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. We specialise in managing the development of standards. We also publish and sell New Zealand, joint Australia-New Zealand, and international standards.


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Unauthorised version of AS/NZS 3000:2018 Wiring Rules is not safe

Standards New Zealand has been made aware of a document circulating on social media purporting to be the new edition of the AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical Installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules). This document is not authorised by Standards New Zealand.

Electricians are warned not to use the unauthorised document under any circumstances because it is not safe to do so.

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Seeking public consultation on New Zealand draft standards

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Safety requirements for audio, video and similar electronic apparatus

AS/NZS 60065:2018 available now