The 2018 version of Australian/New Zealand wiring rules are now available:
You can purchase the hard copy book from Standards NZ or you can download a free PDF copy by logging into the EWRB’s website with your Realme login and clicking on the Standards NZ link on the bottom of the menu bar.
Despite the cost of $150.00 + GST from Standards NZ, we feel with such an important book it is worth investing in a proper A5 size spiral bound hard copy.
The 2018 Standard will note come into effect until the Electricity Safety Regulations 2010 are amended to cite this updated Standard. This is not expected to happen before early 2019. This will then be Gazetted and the time frame announced for implementation.
It’s a fat book at 605 pages, A small red asterisk (*) in the left margin against a clause, table or illustration indicates a significant change included.
There are a lot of changes and additions, so it’s going to require some effort to read and digest these changes. Bed time reading perhaps.
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