COVID-19 – August update

This message is relevant to all consumers, businesses and Accredited Persons who wish to contact Trade Measurement.

Trading Standards wish to provide an update because of COVID-19 and the changes to both regional and national alert levels.

The Auckland region is currently at Alert Level 3 and the rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 2.

For accredited persons

Under the current alert levels, our Christchurch laboratory is open and the Auckland laboratory will reopen on 31 August 2020.

For more information, see the working standards page on our website (under the Verification by Trading Standards heading), consult the relevant page(s) of the Accredited Persons section on our website and / or contact your Client Manager.

Working standards

For accredited persons

Offsite work, which includes face-to-face compliance auditing and surveillance activities, has been restricted and requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

If you wish to make an enquiry, complaint or require further information, see the consumer and / or business sections of our website.

For consumers

For business

Offsite work, which includes inspections and approvals activities, has been restricted and requests will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

For further information on COVID-19, please refer to the Ministry of Health website for health-related information and the COVID-19 website for all other information from the Government.

Ministry of Health New Zealand(external link)

COVID-19 website(external link)

Kia haumaru (stay safe), kia atawhai (be kind).