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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.


Latest news

Public consultation: TS3404 Steel corrosion protection

The draft for TS 3404 Steel corrosion protection is available for public comment . All comments submitted during this period are reviewed by the development committee before the technical specification is balloted on.

The closing date for comments is 16 October 2017.

Health and safety

Handbook on managing health-and-safety-related risk

HB 205:2017

Available now
HP side plumbing

Sanitary plumbing and drainage standard recently amended

AS/NZS 3500.2:2015 Amendment 1

Available now