Applicable NZ Standards

A good Brick and Blocklayer will always have a copy of the relevant standards nearby.

NZS HB 4236:200

Masonry Veneer – 
Wall Cladding

This SNZ handbook sets out guidelines for masonry veneer exterior cladding in New Zealand.

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NZS HB 4236:200

Concrete Masonry Buildings Not Requiring Specific Engineering Design

Sets a minimum standard for the design and construction of reinforced concrete masonry buildings.

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 NZS 4230:2004

Design Of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Structures.

Provides information for the design of reinforced concrete masonry structures.

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NZS 4210:2001

Masonry construction: Materials and workmanship

Sets out the requirements for the materials and workmanship of clay, concrete and natural stone masonry to be used in conjunction with NZS 3604, NZS 4229 and NZS 4230 for the construction of masonry buildings and masonry veneers 

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NZS 1170 

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Sets out structural design and loading standards 

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For further information visit Standards NZ