News and media releases
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.
Standards New Zealand is planning to relaunch our website in September. 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
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.
Due to technical problems with our automated email system, some of the standards-related information in our Friday afternoon Keep Me Up To Date (KMUTD) notifications has been incorrect. Click the heading to read more.
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical Installations – Known as the Australian/ New Zealand Wiring Rules, has been updated. This is an important standard, as it sets out the requirements for the design, construction, and verification of electrical installations and is designed to protect people, livestock, and property from electric shock, fire, and physical injury.
8 joint Australian and New Zealand standards are proposed for withdrawal and the deadline for feedback is Friday 25 January. Affected industries are Public Safety, Public Administration, Business and Management; Consumer Products and Services and Safety; Electrotechnology and Energy; Building and Construction. Read more details here.