IPENZ (Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand) The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) is the professional body which represents professional engineers from all disciplines in New Zealand.
- Coldstore Engineering in New Zealand (pdf, 2,400 KB, Jun-09)
Coldstore engineering guidelines covering fire engineering, economics, insurance, structure, insulation, refrigeration, electrical, operation and maintenance.
- Design for Safety in Buildings and Other Structures (pdf, 240 KB, Mar-08)
Understanding responsibilities for designing for safety.
- Developing and Maintaining Client Relationships (pdf, 305 KB, Mar-08)
Keys to establishing and maintaining good client relationships.
- Engineers and Ethical Obligations (pdf, 516 KB, Feb-07)
Ethical principles and practice for engineers and guidelines for applying them.
- Guidelines for Documenting Fire Safety Designs (pdf, 632 KB, Jun-13)
- Guidance on the documentation required to adequately describe a building project’s fire engineering design and how to record it for building consent.
- Guidelines on Producer Statements (pdf, 1,458 KB, Dec-13)
Guidelines for Chartered Professional Engineers and Building Consent Authorities on issuing and accepting producer statements.
- HSNO Compliant Buildings and Structures for Flammable Substances (pdf, 302 KB, Mar-10)
Guidance on designing buildings and structures that house hazardous substances to ensure compliance with the Building Code and HSNO Act.
- Peer Review (pdf, 565 KB, Jul-13)
- Responsibilities and guidelines when reviewing the work of another engineer.
- Safety and Engineers (pdf, 81 KB, Mar-08)
The Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and how it impacts engineers.
- Sustainability and Engineers (pdf, 182 KB, Mar-08)
- The role of engineering in sustainable development.
- Tips for Working with the Media (pdf, 675 KB, Jul-12)
Guidance on working with the media including basic rules for speaking to journalists, dealing with sensitive issues, letters to the editor and approaching the media with story ideas.
MBIE The Ministry of Building Innovation and Employment. At this website you will find information and guidance on building law and compliance.
New Zealand Fire Service At this website you will find information on fire service activities including their roles in the built environment.
Fire Protection Association of New Zealand FPANZ represents the fire protection industry to promote the protection of people, property and the environment by advancing fire prevention and protection techniques. The Association collaborates with its members, insurers, central and local government, the fire service and others in this industry.
Building Research Association of New Zealand BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, consulting and information company providing resources for the building industry. BRANZ Inc is a significant investor in industry-good research and knowledge dissemination to the wider building and construction industry.
BRANZFIRE fire modelling software BRANZFIRE fire modelling software comprises a multi-room zone model fully integrated or coupled with a flame spread and fire growth model applicable to room fire scenarios.
Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand The Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand Inc. represents the consulting industry for engineering and related professionals. Its mission is “to influence positively the business environment in which members operate, to raise the profile of the industry and the Association and to assist members to improve their business potential, upgrade the quality of their services and achieve their financial goals.”
College of Engineering, Canterbury University Fire Engineering web page for Department of Civil & Natural Resources Engineering at University of Canterbury
New Zealand Government Legislation This site contains New Zealand Acts, Bills, and Regulations. You can read and download any of these free of charge.
Standards New Zealand New Zealand Standards relating to Fire Protection