Product assurance decision tool

About this document

  • Published on 21 March 2016
  • 1st edition


This product assurance decision tool can help you decide the best way to meet your Building Act responsibilities and show your building products or systems comply with the New Zealand Building Code.

If you use this as a worksheet the information could contribute to your business planning, help brief a testing specialist, or help you to apply for further assessment.

We have developed this decision tool after workshops with building consent authorities (BCAs), product manufacturers and suppliers, designers and others in the building industry.


This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: