Notice Type
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Notice of Amendment to Compliance Document

G4 Ventilation and Where Material Incorporated by Reference is Available for Inspection
and Purchase
The following notice, issued by the Department of Building and Housing (“DBH”), is to be read in conjunction with the DBH notice (go6277) published in the New Zealand Gazette, 28 August 2008, No. 133, page 3483.
Further to that notice (go6277) and 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 G4 Ventilation (“Compliance Document G4”), which is available for purchase from Vicbooks, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington, freephone 0800 370 370, or for download free of charge from the DBH website at
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 G4, as set out in Column 1 below, will be replaced by the material in Column 2:
Column 1 Column 2
NZS 5261:1996 NZS 5261:2003
The changes to material incorporated by reference set out in Column 2 will take effect in the amended Compliance Document G4 on 1 November 2008.
Purchase of materials incorporated by reference
The materials incorporated by reference described above may be purchased directly from Standards New Zealand, Level 10, 155 The Terrace (Private Bag 2439), 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.
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
purchase material incorporated by reference, freephone 0800 836 262.
Dated at Wellington this 2nd day of September 2008.
DAVID KELLY, Deputy Chief Executive, Building Quality, Department of Building and Housing.