Read the latest update from Carmen Mak on what's been happening in the world of Standards New Zealand.
Working groups from the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC) Technical Committee TC34 (Lighting) met in Wellington in February. The gathering was the first of three planned for 2020, until the COVID-19 pandemic struck. NZ's Head of Delegation, Bryan King, explains the role of this Technical Committee and how it gives impetus to standards development.
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Standard adopts IEC 61231:2010 Amd 1:2013 CSV, which gives the rules for the international lamp coding system and covers all lamp categories, excluding vehicle lamps. Coding for the main lamp types is specified and, for the others, will follow by amendments to this standard as appropriate. This standard is identical with, and has been reproduced from, IEC 61231:2010 Amd 1:2013 International lamp coding system (ILCOS). Supersedes AS/NZS 61231:2001
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Amendment applies to the Preface, Clauses 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4, and Figure 7 (new). AS/NZS 3123:2005 remains current with Amdt 1 taking effect on 17 July 2022View product page
Objective of this document is to specify guidelines for mapping between different learning analytics data representations. Using xAPI and IMS Caliper as reference specifications, this document introduces data API regarding learning analytics as well as guidelines to use the APIs, which can be generalized to other contexts. Both syntactic and semantic mappings are in scope. This document is identical with, and has been reproduced from, ISO/IEC TS 20748-3:2020 Information technology for learning, education and training - Learning analytics interoperability - Part 3: Guidelines for data interoperability.View product page
Amendment applies to clauses 3, 7, 8, 10, 11, 22, 24 and Annexes. The IEC text in this amendment takes effect two years from the date of publication of this amendment. During this period the Standard AS/NZS 60335.2.29:2017 without this amendment will also remain current. Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.View product page
Amendment applies to the Foreword and the national variations. The national variations in this amendment take effect on 26 June 2022. During this period the Standard AS/NZS 60335.2.80:2016 without this amendment will also remain current. Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.View product page
25 June 2020
Standards New Zealand constantly reviews standards that are more than 10 years old to ensure they are current and continue to be fit for purpose. As part of this review, we ask for feedback from stakeholders on standards which we propose to withdraw.
02 March 2020
11 February 2020
The New Zealand government’s energy strategies are focused on transitioning our country to reach 100 percent renewable electricity by 2035 and to be a net zero carbon emitter by 2050. Hydrogen is emerging as a key technology that could help to achieve this target by ‘decarbonising’ parts of our economy. Standards are playing an important role in helping develop the safe and efficient introduction of hydrogen technologies.
06 February 2020
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical Installations – Known as the Australian/ New Zealand Wiring Rules, has been updated. This is an important standard for the electrical industry, as it sets out the requirements for the design, construction, and verification of electrical installations. It’s important for New Zealanders in general too, as the standard is designed to protect people, livestock, and property from electric shock, fire, and physical injury.
19 December 2019
Read the end of year update from Carmen on what's been happening in the life of Standards New Zealand.
17 December 2019
The building insulation standard NZS 4246:2016 is sponsored for free download and is now available on the Standards NZ website. This helps landlords comply with insulation regulations under the healthy homes standards introduced earlier this year.
11 December 2019
The acceleration and proliferation of AI products and services means closer attention is being paid to it by government agencies, regulators and industry. Read how standards can play a role in the implementation of AI and the mitigation of risks.
02 December 2019
New Zealanders and tourists alike will be pleased to know that the Ministry of Business and Innovation (MBIE) has funded the self-containment standard NZS 5465:2001 for free download.
22 November 2019
Standards New Zealand constantly reviews standards that are more than 10 years old to ensure they are current and continue to be fit for purpose. As part of this process, we ask for feedback from stakeholders on standards which we propose to withdraw. We are now consulting on 8 joint Standards Australia/ Standards New Zealand standards across some key sectors.
19 November 2019
A standards and accreditation seminar for health and disability sector agencies was held at MBIE’s Wellington offices on Wednesday 13 November. It explored how the regulation, international standards and accreditation community can work with the health and disability sector to minimise risk and help deliver positive health outcomes for all New Zealanders.