COVID-19 – October 2021 update

This message is relevant to all Accredited Persons who are accredited under the Weights and Measures Act 1987.

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

Under the current alert levels and capacity of our people, the Christchurch and Wellington laboratories are open, and the Auckland laboratory will reopen on 4 October 2021.

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Our laboratories are at a reduced capacity and bookings will be prioritised to support businesses operating as the alert levels change. Be advised that delays may occur.

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

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).