Reconfirming interim gas Standards NZS AS 3645 NZS 5255 and NZS 5266


Several New Zealand gas Standards were published with an Interim status to enable them to be tested with the sector before being confirmed as full New Zealand Standards. These Interim Standards are now due to be reviewed and decisions have been reached by the committees for several of these Standards.

  • NZS/AS 3645.1&2 (Int):2010 Essential requirements for gas equipment will be published as a full New Zealand Standard

  • NZS 5255 (Int) Safety verification of existing gas installations will be revised, re-issued for public commentand re-published as an interim Standard

  • NZS 5266 (Int):2011 Safety of gas appliances will be republished as an interim Standard and will include some further amendments

Work is underway on these projects, funded by Energy Safety. Some Standards are expected to be published in late 2012 and others will be published early to mid-2013.

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