This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-9NOZ3B

Restrictive housing regulations in New Zealand affecting UK investors and exporters

in New Zealand

Trade barrier summary

There are various New Zealand restrictions that affect UK importers and investors:

- the application for CodeMark in New Zealand is costly and requires meeting standards that are likely to change.
- New Zealand doesn’t recognise British building standard 3632: 2015
- current legislation won't allow houses under 70 square metres to get the Kiwi-saver loan.
Current legislation won't allow houses under 70 metres squared to get the Kiwi-saver loan.

Sectors affected

  • Construction



Date reported

10 July 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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