New materials proposed to be incorporated by reference
Pursuant to section 409(2) of the Building Act 2004
("the Act"), I give notice that the following materials are proposed to be incorporated by reference into Compliance Document E2:
- CCANZ-CP 01:2011 - Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction, Concrete and Cement Association of New Zealand.
- BRANZ EM6:2011 - Evaluation method for window and door support mechanisms or bars.
Proposed replacement of material incorporated by reference
Pursuant to sections 406(c)(ii) and 409(2) of the Act, I give notice that the material previously incorporated by reference into Compliance Documents B1 and E2, as set out in Column 1 below, is proposed to be replaced by the material in Column 2 below:
Column 1 Column 2
Compliance Document B1
NZS 3604:1999 incorporating Amend 1 and 2 Timber framed buildings NZS 3604:2011 Timber framed buildings
Compliance Document E2
NZS 3604:1999 Timber framed buildings NZS 3604:2011 Timber framed buildings
Purchase and viewing of materials proposed to be incorporated by reference
NZS 3604:2011 may be purchased directly from Standards New Zealand, Radio New Zealand House, Level 10, 155 The Terrace, Wellington, or online at
CCANZ-CP 01:2011 may be purchased directly from Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand, Level 6, 142 Featherston Street, Wellington.
BRANZ EM6:2011 may be purchased directly from BRANZ, Moonshine Road, Judgeford, Porirua City, or via email at
Materials proposed to be incorporated by reference may also be purchased, and are available for inspection free of charge, at the department’s national office, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, between the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
I invite comment on the proposals contained in this notice by 23 June 2011.
Comments can be made in the following ways:
By email to
with "Consultation on B1 and E2 reference material" in the subject line; or
by courier to
Consultation on B1 and E2 reference material, Department of Building and Housing, Building Quality, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington; or
by post to
PO Box 10729, Wellington 6143.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of June 2011.
DAVID KELLY, Deputy Chief Executive, Building Quality, Department of Building and Housing.