MBIE is the over-arching regulator of New Zealand’s building system. The Building System Performance (BSP) branch provides policy and technical advice on New Zealand’s building system, rules and standards, and implements building legislation and regulations to meet New Zealand’s current and future needs.
Standards New Zealand is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). We manage the development and publication of standards and standards-related solutions. We also publish and sell New Zealand, joint Australian/New Zealand and international standards.
NZS 3604 is New Zealand’s most sought-after standard. It provides methods and details that are used to design many NZ timber-framed houses and small buildings, including many residential decks. Builders, architects, engineers, designers and students will find it useful.
The ASI is the Australian peak body representing the entire steel supply chain from the manufacturing mills right through to end users in building and construction, heavy engineering and manufacturing. ASI have published 28 Design Guides and Handbooks from their extensive library to the tekReader platform. The publications provide their members with technical advice on steelwork design and construction.
View an extract from the Connection Design Guide 1 – Bolting publication.
WSAA are the industry body that connects the urban water sector.
Over 6000 pages that included 2000 figures (including A3), 1500 tables, 10000 cross-references and 24761 definition terms have been published to tekReader. Online authoring/collaboration between major water utilities has been, and continues to be accomplished using the tek.PS platform.
View an extract from the WSAA Water Supply Code of Australia.
Designed specifically to meet the needs of college and university teachers, the C2D publishing platform allows them to publish and distribute their own textbooks to a responsive, multi-purpose eReader.
tekReader offers C2D a powerful platform to author and publish scientific and multimedia content as well as links to self contained quizzes and exercises. This large accounting textbook is filled with complex tables and equation examples and is also rendered and displayed in French Canadian.