The Standards & Accreditation Bill, introduced yesterday, is aimed at strengthening the development & delivery of NZ Standards.
Standards NZ has listed 51 standards which be withdrawn because of their age. They’re among 1300 which Standards Australia is reviewing.
The Government has decided to replace the Standards Council & Standards NZ with a “new model” – a statutory board.
Published 15 October 2012 Standards NZ is seeking feedback on the draft of a limited technical review of the standard for conditions of contract for building & civil engineering construction, NZS 3910:2003. Submissions close on Friday 9 November. Changes or new features in the draft include: specific provisions for design & construct contractsmore specific provisions relating […]
Published 4 May 2010 There is now a standard to measure the noise made by traffic, but only on new state highways & local roads, and those that have been substantially altered. NZS 6806:2010, published by Standards NZ last Friday, establishes upper noise limits for those roads and sets out procedures & requirements for […]
Published 3 February 2010 Manukau City Council will make a highly critical submission to Standards NZ on its review of the standard for land development & subdivision, NZS4404. The council’s all-councillor policy & activities committee approved the strongly worded report of senior policy advisor Yu Yi on the standard revision last night. Standards NZ […]