When buying children's gifts this Christmas, it is important to make sure they are safe. Only buy children's products if they pass New Zealand-recognised standards.
Commerce Minister Craig Foss today announced the reappointment of John Lumsden as Chair of the Standards Council, and the reappointment of six members.
Standards New Zealand will be officially closed from 12 noon on Friday 20 December 2013, and will reopen at 8.30am on Monday 13 January 2014.
Terms of reference and timeframes have been set for a review into building access for disabled people. The review will look at how the Building Act and Building Code's provisions relating to access for people with disabilities are being implemented when buildings are first constructed or altered.
Standards New Zealand was delighted to be a finalist in the Writemark Plain English Awards 2013. Our Statement of Intent 2013 – 2016 was one of three listed as finalists in the category 'Best Plain English Document – Public Sector / Non-Government Organisation (NGO).