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Useful Contacts

The following links lead to organisations who are regarded as authorities in the New Zealand Building Industry.


BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company providing services and resources for the building industry.

Standards New Zealand

Standards NZ is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. They project manage, edit and publish standards, as well as sell New Zealand, Joint Australia-NZ and international standards.

Worksafe New Zealand

WorkSafe New Zealand is New Zealand’s workplace health and safety regulator.

New Zealand Certified Builders Association

New Zealand Certified Builders is a membership organisation set up by a group of trade qualified builders in 1998. These builders, led by Tauranga’s Craig Wilkinson, wanted to create a group that would protect homeowners from unqualified builders and unethical practices and promote excellence in building standards.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment  

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) plays a central role in shaping and delivering a strong New Zealand economy. They develop and deliver policy, services, advice and regulation to support business growth and the prosperity and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

Building legislation

This section of the MBIE website provides information and guidance on building legislation and controls.

Registered Master Builders Federation

Established in 1892, the Registered Master Builders Federation is a membership organisation representing a significant part of New Zealand's building and construction fraternity.