News, alerts and information from across Trading Standards six areas of responsibility.
Date published: 6 April 2020
This message is relevant to all consumers and businesses who wish to contact Trading Standards.
Date published: 30 March 2020
This message is relevant to all Accredited Persons – accredited under the Weights and Measures Act.
Motor Vehicle Traders Register
This message is relevant to all motor vehicle traders.
This message is relevant to all auctioneers.
Independently Qualified Pool Inspectors
This message is relevant to all Independently Qualified Pool Inspectors.
Fuel Quality Monitoring
This message is relevant to all fuel quality monitoring activities.
Date published: 20 December 2019
Trading Standards have published updated technical policies for Accredited Persons.
Date published: 19 December 2019
Inclined infant sleep products have been banned after being implicated in multiple infant deaths overseas.
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.
Date published: 5 October 2018
New guidance has been published in relation to prepackaged poultry products.
Date published: 12 September 2018
Have your say on reducing the impact of foam-filled furniture in domestic fires.