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 A revision of NZS 4246 Energy efficiency – Installing bulk insulation in residential buildings is now out for public comment more

 NZS 1170.5:2004 Structural Design Actions – Part 5: Earthquake actions – New Zealand standard – Amendment 1 is now open for public comment more

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Safety on the water with a lifejacket

New Zealand’s first Safer Boating Week has begun and boat users are urged to make safety the top priority, including wearing lifejackets. Lifejackets must meet a standard. 

World Standards Day 14 October 2014

World Standards Day

14 October 2014

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HP side 1170 draft

Draft amendment to structural design actions standard open for comment

Comment on DZ 1170.5:2004 A1