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Policy and regulation

(for example international obligations barriers to trade regulatory stewardship)

  • WorkSafe NZ Energy Safety
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)
  • Other regulatory agencies including Ministry of Health, Ministry for Primary Industries, Commerce Commission and others

Standards development

(set acceptable levels of quality & performance)

  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority


(testing, calibration, inspection, certification)

  • Public and private sector conformity assessment bodies
  • Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL)


(quality & competence)

  • International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ)
  • Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ)

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Policy and regulation

  • Trade & International
  • Energy & Resource Markets
  • Building Systems Performance
  • Consumer Services

Standards development

  • Standards New Zealand


  • Trading Standards