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Electrical installations in dairy sheds – new handbook

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:42 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published a new handbook on electrical installations in dairy sheds, SNZ HB 6117:2014. It provides the recommended trade practice on how to build dairy sheds that minimise stray voltage, which can disturb cows. More >>

New IT governance standard

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 10:56 am | Standards New Zealand

Governance of IT enabled projects will support governance leaders to successfully guide major information technology projects. More >>

Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering

Friday, 13 December 2013, 11:41 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published NZS 3916:2013 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering – Design and construct . NZS 3916 is one of three tailored standards that ensure contracts for building and civil engineering are suited to ... More >>

Automatic fire sprinkler systems standard

Monday, 2 December 2013, 10:13 am | Standards New Zealand

The New Zealand standard for automatic fire sprinklers, NZS 4541:2007, has undergone a limited technical review and has now been published by Standards New Zealand as NZS 4541:2013 Automatic fire sprinkler systems . More >>

New ISO technical specification for carbon footprinting

Monday, 4 November 2013, 11:32 am | Standards New Zealand

ISO/TS 14067:2013 Greenhouse gases – Carbon footprint of products – Requirements and guidelines for quantification and communication was published in May 2013.The technical specification covers principles, requirements, and guidelines for the quantification ... More >>

Conditions of contract standard published

Monday, 21 October 2013, 12:02 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand recently published NZS 3910:2013 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering construction . As the most widely used standard form of contract in New Zealand, the updated standard will be particularly welcome by ... More >>

Standards New Zealand CE secondment to Capital & Coast DHB

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 3:28 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand Chief Executive, Debbie Chin, is to be released on secondment for six months to act in the capacity of Interim Chief Executive of Capital & Coast District Health Board following the resignation of its Chief Executive Mary Bonner. More >>

Technical experts recognised for contributions to standards

Friday, 30 August 2013, 10:31 am | Standards New Zealand

At a reception at the Beehive this week, the winners of this year’s Standards New Zealand annual Meritorious Service Awards were announced. ‘Standards play a pivotal role in ensuring the health and well-being of our citizens, along with supporting ... More >>

Changes to certification of electrical/gas installation work

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 1:26 pm | Standards New Zealand

Changes to the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010 and the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010 come into effect on 1 July 2013. Energy Safety; the Electrical Workers Registration Board; the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board; and Standards ... More >>

World first certification for Wellington Zoo great news

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:34 pm | Standards New Zealand

The announcement by Wellington Zoo that it is the first zoo in the world to achieve carboNZero certification is great news, Standards New Zealand Chief Executive Debbie Chin said today. More >>

New ISO Standards tackle product safety, recalls

Monday, 27 May 2013, 3:39 pm | Standards New Zealand

A new duo of international Standards for product safety and recall will help reduce the risk of a consumer being injured by unsafe or dangerous products. The new Standards are ISO 10377:2013 Consumer product safety – Guidelines for suppliers and ISO 10393:2013 ... More >>

Baby safety greatly improved with two new Standards

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 4:57 pm | Standards New Zealand

Baby safety will be greatly improved with the publication of two new Standards, AS/NZS 2172:2013 Cots for household use – Safety requirements and AS/NZS 8811.1:2013 Methods of testing infant products Method 1: Sleep surfaces – Test for firmness . The revised ... More >>

Revised Standard published for concrete masonry buildings

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 1:41 pm | Standards New Zealand

NZS 4229:2013 Concrete masonry buildings not requiring specific engineering design sets a minimum standard for the design and construction of reinforced concrete masonry buildings. The Standard has undergone a revision to ensure it is consistent with ... More >>

Fire sprinkler Standard NZS 4541 – update

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 11:05 am | Standards New Zealand

The New Zealand Standard for Automatic fire sprinkler systems , NZS 4541:2007, is undergoing a limited technical review. A new version of the Standard, NZS 4541:2013, is expected to be published in mid-2013. More >>

Standards Council welcomes discussion on future

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 12:29 pm | Standards New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE STANDARDS NEW ZEALAND MEDIA RELEASE 14 March 2013 Standards Council welcomes discussion on future of national Standards body More >>

AS/NZS 3000 – Amendment 2 published

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 10:39 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand published Amendment 2 to AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules) in December 2012. Amendment 2 incorporates the requirements of the New Zealand-only Amendment A, which was published ... More >>

Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 4:31 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand recently published Amendment 5 to NZS 3640:2003 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber . Read more . More >>

Update on revision of NZS 3910:2003

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 4:30 pm | Standards New Zealand

A revision of NZS 3910 Conditions of contract for building and engineering construction is underway. Based on feedback from the sector, three Standards will be published in place of one. The three Standards will be: More >>

Update on Revision of NZS 3910:2003 Building & Engineering

Friday, 14 December 2012, 11:46 am | Standards New Zealand

Update on revision of NZS 3910:2003 Conditions of contract for building and engineering construction More >>

Role of Standards in Building Code recognised as vital

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 8:32 pm | Standards New Zealand

The Standards Council welcomes the final report of the Royal Commission into the Canterbury Earthquakes and notes that the Commission reinforces in its report that ‘the suite of Standards supporting the Building Code plays a vital role in ensuring ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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