News, alerts and information from across Trading Standards six areas of responsibility.
Date published: 6 December 2019
Trading Standards want to provide an update to our Accredited Persons regarding the status our laboratory in Wellington.
Date published: 5 August 2019
Updated guidance has been published for business in relation to the labelling requirements for goods that are sold by weight, measure or number.
New guidance has been published in relation to goods that are delivered to a purchaser.
New guidance has been published in relation to solid fuel that sold not at the sellers premises.
Date published: 18 July 2019
Updated guidance has been published in relation to the accreditation scheme.
Date published: 17 July 2019
Today the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hon Kris Faafoi, signed the product safety policy statement foam-filled furniture: Reducing the risk of fire-related harm from household furniture products.
Date published: 1 July 2019
A training page has been created in the for accredited persons section of the Trade Measurement website. This includes a link to the online training modules.
Date published: 6 May 2019
Our colleagues at the Measurement Standards Laboratory have published an article in relation to the collaborative work which was undertaken to help produce the Trading Standards beer guidance.
Date published: 26 April 2019
New guidance has been published in relation to prepackaged beer products.
Date published: 16 April 2019
Victoria University’s senior lecturer Jeongbin Ok from the School of Design has developed a dye which allows early detection of a child ingesting a button battery.