C Fire Safety and Where Material Incorporated by Reference is Available for Inspection and Purchase, and of Amendment to Compliance Document F7 Warning Systems
The following notice, issued by the Department of Building and Housing (“DBH”), is to be read in conjunction with the DBH notice (go6278) published in the New Zealand Gazette, 28 August 2008, No. 133, page 3482.
Further to that notice (go6278) and pursuant to section
24(1) of the Building Act 2004 (“the Act”), I give
notice of an amendment to the compliance documents for New Zealand Building Code clauses C Fire Safety (“Compliance Document C”) and F7 Warning Systems (“Compliance Document F7”), which are available for download free of charge from the DBH website at
New materials incorporated by reference
Gazette Notice go6278 erroneously referred to AS 1530.7:2007 as being incorporated by reference. Pursuant to sections 405 and 410(1)(e) of the Building
Act 2004 (“the Act”), only the following material will
be incorporated by reference into the Compliance Document C, effective on 1 November 2008:
Amendment 1 of AS/NZS 1221:1997
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 C and Compliance Document F7, as set out in Column 1 below, will be replaced by the material in Column 2:
Column 1 Column 2
NZS 4541:2003 NZS 4541:2007
The changes to material incorporated by reference set out in Column 2 and other amendment set out in Gazette Notice go6278 will take effect in the amended Compliance Document C and Compliance Document F7 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, Radio New Zealand House, Level 10, 155 The Terrace (Private Bay 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, Department of Building and Housing.