Expert help and resources for your products and systems

Last updated: 21 March 2016

The following organisations may be able to help you with product assurance for your product or system, provide advice and help with product technical statements.

Although there is no single organisation to represent people with product compliance expertise, the following contacts may be useful to you.

We have provided the names of organisations in good faith and as a resource for product manufacturers and suppliers. However, their listing here does not represent any form of endorsement by us.

Research organisations

Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ) is an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company providing services and resources for the building system. BRANZ is funded in part by the Building Research Levy generated from New Zealand’s building and construction industry.

Scion is a Crown research institute that specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood product, wood-derived materials, and other biomaterial sectors.

Product support and advice

Some professional engineers provide product support:

Some architects also provide support:

Other groups that may be able to help:

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: