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The Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand (MSL) is New Zealand's national metrology institute.

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MSL has primary responsibility to provide measurement standards in accordance with the International System of units (SI).

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World Metrology Day 2020

A Virtual Event with live speakers, discussion and Q&A



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The temperature of industry

Helping NZ’s petrochemical industry stay ahead

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New MSL Laboratories

Check this page regularly for progress updates on our laboratory moves.

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Metrology for the masses

Trustworthy measurements in the age of the Internet of Things

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Timing is everything

Responsibility for maintaining NZ's standard time rests with MSL

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The Apprentice Blog

MSL's first Measurement Technician Apprentice

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Proficiency Testing

The Measurement Standards Laboratory runs a Proficiency Testing Programme.