News and media releases
We have been adapting our work practices over the past few weeks. Following the Government’s announcement on Monday, we have moved to work 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.
Join IANZ, JAS-ANZ, MBIE and Standards New Zealand at a Standards and Accreditation Seminar for Health and Disability Sector agencies on Wednesday 13 November in Wellington. Click to read more and register.
Our customer feedback survey has now closed. Thanks for telling us about your experience - it will help us improve what we do and how we do things.
New or unsettled science can become apparent at the starting up of a standards development project. Here is an outline of the roles and responsibilities of the various stakeholders.
Over 120 building standards used for Building Code compliance have been funded for free download thanks to a successful collaboration between MBIE (Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment ) and Standards New Zealand. This is great news for the industry and the public.
Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.