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International standards are developed by experts from all over the world, who contribute as members of technical committees. These experts negotiate all aspects of a standard, including its scope, key definitions and content.

Standards New Zealand is New Zealand’s national standards body and the New Zealand member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Membership of the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) is via the IEC National Committee of New Zealand (NCNZ).

Read more about New Zealand’s international engagement.

For information on New Zealand’s participation in the development of international standards, including on how to get involved, read about ISO and IEC Technical Committee participation.

Last updated: 4 March 2021