2020

  • Free availability of COVID-19-related ISO standards

    In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has made a number of relevant ISO 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.

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  • An update on Standards New Zealand work practices

    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.

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  • Tell us your idea for the digital delivery of standards

    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.

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  • Incorrect information in Keep Me Up To Date service

    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.

     

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  • Electrical Wiring Rules updated

    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.

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  • 8 joint Aus-NZ standards proposed for withdrawal

    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.

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