COVID-19 – Offsite work

This message is relevant to all businesses and Accredited Persons who request offsite work to be carried out by Trading Standards.

From 2 June 2020, Trading Standards are able to provide offsite work for businesses and Accredited Persons, which includes inspections, audits, approvals and verification of Working Standards.

Each request we receive must be in writing and will be assessed on a case by case basis to ensure the work is necessary and can be completed in a safe manner that aligns with our own health and safety requirements and the Government’s requirements in response to COVID-19.

If you are a business, please email us or call 0508 627 774 with the details of your request and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

If you are an Accredited Person, please contact your Client Manager in the first instance and consult the accredited persons section of our website.

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).