News and media releases
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.
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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.
We have moved offices to Level 3, TSB Tower, 147 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011.
However, some meetings may still be held at the MBIE main building at 15 Stout St, which is just around the corner. Please check the address details if you receive a meeting invitation from one of our team.
Our postal address remains the same: PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140.
The Standards New Zealand office will be closed from Friday, 19 April 2019 and will open again on 23 April 2019 for the Easter weekend.
The print and dispatch of hard copy orders will resume on Tuesday, 23 April 2019.
You can still place orders for PDF copies, add standards to your Online Library portfolio, and order hard copy documents during this time via our website. PDF copies and Online Library orders that are paid via credit card will be fulfilled immediately.