Public consultation on the draft revisions of NZS 3640 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber and NZS 3602 Timber and wood based products for use in buildings ends on 6 April 2018. Please submit your feedback on the two drafts through the public consultation process.
A construction detail is under the microscope and changes have been made to the standard for concrete construction, NZS 3101.1&2:2006, after the poor performance of some mid-level buildings in the magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake in November 2016.
Please have a look at a pilot standard in two alternative formats and let us know what you think. Complete the (very short!) survey, which closes in June 2018.