News and media releases
We are continuing to troubleshoot technical aspects of our new website. We understand you are waiting to see it and access the new functionality – please be assured we are working hard to deliver the new site as soon as possible. Click on the headline to read more
Testing and validation of our new website is taking longer than anticipated. To ensure we present you with the best possible user experience, we have postponed the launch until Wednesday 3 March. Click on the headline to read more.
EECA has commissioned Standards NZ to develop a voluntary guideline (Publicly Available Specification) for residential electric vehicle charging. Public comment closes Friday 22 January.
We are pleased to report that the website purporting to be an official Standards New Zealand website has been removed. Please continue to remain vigilant and do not transact on any websites, or provide any personal or business information, if you have doubts about their validity.
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.