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Following the sign language translation of NZS 4514: 2009 Interconnected smoke alarms for houses earlier in October, DZ 4512 Fire detection and alarm systems in buildings is now also available. This sign language translation is a summary of the content of the draft revision of DZ 4512.
For the first time, a sign language translation is available for a standard open for public comment. NZS 4514: 2009 Interconnected smoke alarms for houses sets out the requirements for the installation and commissioning of the externally-powered interconnected smoke alarms. It also provides information on the selection, installation, and maintenance of smoke alarms. This sign language translation is a summary of the content of the draft revision of DZ 4514.
Standards New Zealand is planning to relaunch our website. This involves upgraded services and a refreshed look, including an upgrade to our Webshop, a new Online Library and updated Asset Plus services. Read more
After a two-year pilot, Standards New Zealand and Standards Australia (SA) have agreed to waive the commissioning fees for joint standards development projects for the identical adoption of ISO and IEC standards.
29 joint Aus-NZ standards are proposed for withdrawal and we’d like your feedback. These industries are affected: Building and Construction, Business and ICT, Consumer and Occupational Safety, Energy, Transportation. Read more
We're continuing to work flexibly, but are well equipped to respond to your enquiries and support you while working remotely. Click on the headline to read our latest update.
In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have made a number of relevant international standards and their national adoptions accessible for free in order to support global efforts to deal with the effects on business and organisations. Click on the headline to find out more.
Following Government COVID-19 guidelines we have adapted our work practices, including working remotely. Read what this means for contacting us, developing and buying standards, and accessing subscriptions. Click on the headline for more information.
We are seeking entrepreneurial partners to deliver New Zealand standards content to users through our Value Add programme. An RFI is now open to third parties who have ideas for offering standards content in innovative new ways. Click on the headline for more info.