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Successful first-ever Joint Committee Member Training Workshop

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Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand jointly presented a two-day Joint Committee Member Training Workshop in Wellington in July. It gave joint committee members valuable up-to-date information on best practice for writing standards.

New Zealander receives international award for electrotechnology standards work

Bob Woodhead

Standards New Zealand and the New Zealand National Committee (NZNC) of the IEC would like to congratulate Bob Woodhead for receiving the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 1906 Award for his outstanding work on IEC Technical Committee 61 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances.

Contributing to a better world on World Tourism Day

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Tourism is booming, bringing with it substantial opportunities to contribute to sustainable development. World Tourism Day is the day to draw attention to how tourism can improve our world. ISO standards play a key role.

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Standards New Zealand is New Zealand's national standards body. We offer solutions based on international, regional (trans-Tasman and Pacific) and national standards, and other guidance documents. We are New Zealand's representative at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and at the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) through the New Zealand National Committee of IEC.