Tools of the Trade: A Review of New Zealand Acoustic Standards 1977 to 2010

Lindsay Hannah , Wyatt Page , Stuart McLaren

New Zealand Acoustics, 27(1), pp.14- 29 . (2014).

This is the first of two technical papers which reviews the Standards New Zealand series for environmental acoustics, the ‘NZS 680X series’ between 1977 and 2010. The aim of the paper is to introduce the reader to environmental acoustics standards, discuss their overall purpose while setting out fundamental areas of service and restrictions.