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Documents for NZ Drinking-Water

This page includes the Key Documents links, as well as secondary or older documents.

While you can go directly to the Ministry of Health Drinking-water Home Page, you may find the list below gives you quicker navigation - the Ministry site is large and you may need to use their search tools to find what you want otherwise.

Annual Report on Drinking-Water Quality for New Zealand:
  2018/19 version  published June 2020
  2017/18 version  published June 2019
  2016/17 version  published June 2018
  2015/16 version  published April 2017
  2014/15 version  published March 2016
  2013/14 version  published January 2015
  2012/13 version  published March 2014
  2011/12 version  published June 2013
  Earlier versions: 2010/11    2009/10    2008/09    2007/08    2006/07.
Register of Drinking-Water Suppliers for New Zealand
  2019 Edition   published June 2019
(The link includes the four parts of the Register as separate documents.)
Register of Recognised Laboratories for New Zealand
  2019 Edition   published June 2019
The Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Act 2007
  1 April 2008  Full text of the Act, with a link to a downloadable pdf.
This is not a MoH web page, but is included here because they don't list it.
  Drinking water legislation explanatory page. Includes a full list of current Drinking Water Assessors.
Drinking-Water Assistance Programme
  Assistance programme reopened   August 2014
  Drinking Water Assistance Programme
MoH starting page for information about this.
Drinking-Water Standards
  Drinking Water Standards for New Zealand 2005 (Revised 2018)   December 2018
Official Standard from 1 January 2009.
  Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality Management for New Zealand  Updated April 2017
  Rural Agricultural Drinking-water Supply Guideline       March 2015
  Datasheets for the Guidelines   October 2013
  Drinking-Water Standards for New Zealand 2000, August 2000
Water Safety Plans
  New Zealand Drinking-water Safety Plan Framework   December 2018
  Water Safety Plan Guides for Drinking Water Supplies,  January 2014
Other MoH Pages
  Review of the Benefits and Costs of Water Fluoridation in New Zealand     May 2016    
  Public Health Units contact details
  Drinking water publications page



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