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Standard New Zealand Makes a Policy Decision Which Could Threaten the Independence of the Standards Development Process.

When setting a technical standard against which the performance of services can be measured, this typically involves a range of parties, many who are expert or experienced in the field on which the standard is focused. It is also generally accepted, that the standard itself will be free from political interference.

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The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2 became a New Zealand Act on Wednesday as it passed its final reading and now seeks Royal Assent.

This is great news for NZ Landlords, Property Managers and Tenants alike, as it provides clarification around the issue of contaminated properties. The Regulations are still to be made, however, the Housing Minister has indicated they will draw strongly from the existing framework within New Zealand Standard NZS8510:2017, the Governments own Chief Science Advisor’s report and internationally recognised scientific peer-reviewed publications on methamphetamine contamination.

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Remediation should be undertaken using the current best practice methods. Your decontamination contractor should use a consistent approach and intend to facilitate the most cost-effective balance between hazardous waste removal and decontamination cleaning.

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Think of it in terms of any type of contamination, such as mould or sewerage contamination. Just because you kill it, break it, change it, cover it up, does not mean it still does not pose a risk. The objective for any reputable professional decontamination service provider is to remove the contamination from the dwelling by cleaning or other methods not to SPRAY, FOG or GAS and PRAY.

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Meth, Meth Decontamination, Remediation Action Plan -

Remediation Action Plans should be based on current best practice methods and use a consistent approach intended to facilitate the most cost-effective balance between hazardous waste removal and decontamination cleaning.

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