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  • Metrology Society of Australasia

    The MSA will celebrate World Metrology Day 2016 on Friday 20th May and invite anyone with an interest in metrology to register for this one day training event being held at MSL in Lower Hutt.

    MSL is New Zealand's National Metrology Insitute and attendees will get the opportunity to view laboratories, hear from world leading experts, participate in a variety of workshops and network with fellow metrologists.  

  • Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand

    Our team of testing and measurement experts can help you to understand your products and processes with world-class calibration and verification, measurement and consultancy services.  Our services also include technical advice on difficult measurements, and R&D on measurements and measuring instruments.

  • Chris Young verifying a weigh station

    MSL offers calibration services


    As New Zealand’s National Metrology Institute, one of our main functions is to provide calibrations traceable to New Zealand’s National Standards and to the SI. All of our routine calibration certificates are recognised internationally as demonstrating traceability to the SI.

  • Resistance Bridge Calibrator

    New Zealand's measurement structure


    The measurement infrastructure in New Zealand presently consists of a number of autonomous organisations with specific and separate responsibilities which cooperate to ensure a coherent measurement system is possible.


    MSL has the primary responsibility for the provision of physical measurement standards.

  • 13-07-2016 MSL announces New Chief Metrologist
    Callaghan Innovation CE Mary Quin has appointed Eleanor Howick as Chief Metrologist effective 1 August 2016.  Eleanor Howick is a Principal Research Scientist and Leader of the Length Standards Section at MSL where she has been working since 1991.
  • 02-05-2016 MSL Welcomes New Director
    Dr Fleur Francois commences as Director of MSL replacing Tim Armstrong on Monday 2nd May.  Fleur previously held the role of Manager Policy and Planning for Callaghan Innovation and brings a fresh and energetic approach to the way MSL functions now and into the future. Fleur has a very experienced management and science background that will keep MSL in good hands. Tim Armstrong is stepping aside from the Director role to concentrate on the Chief Metrologist role.

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