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March articles

February articles

  • NZSE update

    Welcome to the first issue of Touchstone for 2017.  I hope you had a restful and enjoyable break over Christmas and the New Year. Six weeks into the New Year, the Standards Approval Board has met twice and we are already very busy here at Standards New Zealand.

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December articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    This is the last Touchstone for 2016. Thank you for all your support of Standards New Zealand during the year. Please accept my best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season and I will be in touch again in February 2017.

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October articles

  • Latest news from the NZSE

    We celebrated World Standards Day on 14 October by acknowledging the contributions of thousands of experts and volunteers both in New Zealand and around the world to the development of standards.

    We would like to hear your views about adopting an international consumer product safety standard.

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September articles

  • NZSE update

    Welcome to my September update.

    In this month's update there is international news and another batch of older joint standards are proposed for withdrawal. We are seeking your comments.

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August articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    Welcome to my August update.

    We are revising NZS 3640:2003 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber and MBIE is seeking feedback on proposed updates to the Building Code on testing of 500E ductile steel mesh. 

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July articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    Welcome to my July update.

    Electrical practitioners can now watch two new videos on our website and we have begun work to revise NZS 3640:2003 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber. 

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June articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    Welcome to my June update. 

    It has been nearly 4 months since Standards New Zealand moved to MBIE and they have flown by. I thought I would touch on some of the work we have been doing and some of the changes that have happened. 

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May articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    Welcome to my May update for Touchstone. It has been a busy time since I wrote last month.

    The Standards Approval Board is up and running and has had two very productive meetings. 

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April articles

  • Update from the NZSE

    Welcome to the April 2016 issue of Touchstone. I am Carmen Mak, Acting Manager of Standards New Zealand and I would like to give you an update on progress for Standards New Zealand since the transition to MBIE on 1 March.

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