Pursuant to section 24(1) of the Building Act 2004
("the Act"), I give notice of an amendment to the compliance document for New Zealand Building Code clause G12 Water Supplies ("Compliance Document G12").
The amendment to Compliance Document G12 comes into force on 23 June 2007.
Compliance Document G12 is available for download free of charge from the Department of Building and Housing ("DBH") website at:
New materials incorporated by reference
Pursuant to sections 405 and 410(1)(e) of the Act, I give notice that the following materials will be incorporated by reference into Compliance Document G12, on 23 June 2007:
Amendment to material incorporated by reference
Pursuant to sections 406(c)(ii) and 410(1)(e) of the Act,
I give notice that the material previously incorporated by reference into Compliance Document G12, as set out
in Column 1 below, will be replaced by the material in Column 2:
Column 1 Column 2
AS/NZS 3500.1.2:1998 AS/NZS 3500.1:2003
AS/NZS 3500.4.2:1997 AS/NZS 3500.4:2003
The changes to material incorporated by reference set out
in Column 2 will take effect in the amended Compliance Document G12 on 23 June 2007.
Purchase of materials incorporated by reference
The materials incorporated by reference described above may be purchased directly from the Standards New Zealand, Radio New Zealand House, Level 10, 155 The Terrace, Wellington, or online at:
Copies of materials incorporated by reference are also available for purchase through all of DBH's offices.
Viewing materials incorporated by reference
Materials incorporated by reference are available for inspection free of charge at the DBH national office,
Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, between the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The materials incorporated by reference set out above, which relate to plumbing installation, as referred to in section 410(1)(c) of the Act, are available for inspection
free of charge at all DBH offices during working hours.
DBH office locations
The DBH office locations are as follows:
- National office in Wellington: Level 6,
86 Customhouse Quay.
- Auckland office: Level 3, 41 Shortland Street.
- Manukau office: Level 1, CST Nexia Centre,
22 Amersham Way.
- Hamilton office: 2nd Floor, 36 Bryce Street.
- Wellington office: 60 Oriental Parade.
- Christchurch office: Level 2, 10 Nelson Street.
- Porirua Tenancy Services Centre: 1st Floor,
Housing Corp Building, 1 Walton Leigh Avenue.
DBH also has tenancy service delivery locations in Whangarei, Henderson, Takapuna, Tauranga, Rotorua, Gisborne, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North,
Lower Hutt, Nelson, Blenheim, Greymouth, Timaru, Dunedin and Invercargill.
To make an appointment at one of these locations to
view or purchase material incorporated by reference, Freephone 0800 836 262.
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of April 2007.
KATRINA BACH, Chief Executive, Department of Building and Housing.