The Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016 came into effect on 1 January.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment is seeking feedback on proposed new acceptable solutions to support changes to residential pool barrier requirements made by the Building (Pools) Amendment Act 2016.
A Building (Pools) Amendment Bill was introduced into Parliament on Wednesday to replace the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987.
Published 27 November 2006 Standards NZ issued its new standard on safety barriers & fences around swimming pools, spas & hot tubs on Friday, NZS 8500:2006. Standards NZ said the new pool barrier standard “assists people to avoid a swimming pool-related drowning by presenting various options designed to deny, delay or detect unsupervised entry to […]
Published 20 June 2006 Standards New Zealand has issued the new standard on swimming pool fencing for public comment. The submissions period opened on 19 June and closes on Friday 11 August. “The intention in developing the standard is that Parliament will be able to consider using it as a replacement for the schedule in […]
Published 8 December 2005 Waitakere campaigner Gary Osborne could have spent his morning more usefully yesterday lounging around his pool or tending to the new requirements the city council wants him to make good around it. Instead, he, his wife & a band of supporters went to the Henderson District Court to defend a council […]