Standards

Print standards

Standard Organisation. (Year). Title of the work: Subtitle (Standard Number). Publisher.

Standards New Zealand. (2001). Domestic solid fuel burning appliances—Installation (AS/NZS 2918).

Online standards

Standard Organisation. (Year). Title of the work: Subtitle (Standard Number). Publisher. URL to database login page/webpage that works for all readers

Standards New Zealand. (2008). Acoustics—Measurement of environmental sound (NZS 6801:2008). https://shop.standards.co.nz/IPCheck/login.jsp

Standards New Zealand. (2016). Structural design actions: Part 5. Earthquake actions—New Zealand (NZS 1170.5:2004, Reissued Incorporating Amendment No. 1). https://shop.standards.co.nz/IPCheck/login.jsp

In text citation

As specified by NZS 1170.5:2004 (Standards New Zealand, 2016, p. 55) ...

  • For most standards, the author will be the organisation setting the standard. Typically this organisation is also the publisher and the Publisher area is therefore omitted.
  • For New Zealand standards online, provide the URL to the login page (https://shop.standards.co.nz/IPCheck/login.jsp) as these are proprietary materials available only in this database and require a login.
  • As the Standard Number does not appear in the in-text citation, it may be desirable to include the Standard Number in the narrative.
  • See also ISO Standard References (APA Style website).