Last updated: 28 April 2023

Codemark resources

Find out about the resources MBIE has provided, such as the Scheme Rules, and links to relevant legislation.

The Building Act (2004) -

Building (Product Certification) Regulations 2022 -

CodeMark Scheme Rules

Step-by-step guide

Building consent authorities must accept a CodeMark certificate as evidence of compliance with the New Zealand Building Code, as long as the product is used in accordance with the scope and limitations defined on the certificate.

The step-by-step guide shows how CodeMark works within the building consent process.

Step by step guide for CodeMark

CodeMark technical guidance for scheme rules

The technical guidance helps scheme participants understand the CodeMark scheme rules for product certification bodies, certificate holders, technical experts and assessors.

This resource seeks to:

  • act as a guide to the scheme rules and the relevant provisions in the Building (Product Certification) Regulations 2022 and the Building Act 2004
  • provide information related to key changes in the scheme rules
  • provide detailed examples of how to interpret and implement the new scheme rules.

Codemark technical guidance for scheme rules [PDF 3.8MB]

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: