Irrigation New Zealand

Application Process

Water Measurement encompasses the four services of: Data Management, Open Channel, Installation, and Verification

The latter two, Installation and Verification, require at least one person within a company  to hold the unit standard workbook for that specific service before applying.

For more information on the Installation and Verification workbooks click here.

To apply for Blue Tick Accreditation, complete the Application Form and Service and Quality Assurance Checklist. Forward these documents, along with all supporting information requested and proof of unit standard workbook/s completion to accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz

  • For the Blue Tick Accreditation Application Form click here.
  • For the Service and Quality Assurance Checklist click here.

Your application will be acknowledged by reply email within three working days of your submission and an electronic invoice will be issued at this time. This application fee must be paid upfront to start your application being processed.
If you do not receive this please contact accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz or phone 04 595 6848.

Upon receipt of payment the assessment of your application will begin. You may be contacted and asked to clarify or provide additional information during this time. As part of this process your application will be sent to each Regulatory Authority in the regions you apply to service for feedback.  

A decision will be made within three months of the assessment starting date. You will be advised by email and also by formal letter. Successful applicants will receive a Certificate of Accreditation and can obtain the relevant logo from accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz.

Your accreditation will be valid for two years at which time you will be required to reapply for accreditation following the renewal process below.

Renewal Process

To keep your accreditation valid you are responsible for completing a renewal application prior to the expiry of your current accreditation. Irrigation New Zealand will attempt to contact you approximately three months prior to your expiry date as a reminder.

To apply for Blue Tick Re-Accreditation, complete the Renewal Application Form and Service and Quality Assurance Checklist. Forward these documents, along with all supporting information requested and proof of unit standard workbook/s completion to accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz

  • For The Blue Tick Accreditation Renewal Application Form click here.
  • For the Service and Quality Assurance Renewal Checklist click here.

Receipt of your renewal application will be acknowledged by reply email, within three working days of your submission. If you do not receive this please contact accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz or phone 04 595 6848.

Upon receipt of payment the assessment of your application will begin. You may be contacted and asked to clarify or provide additional information during this time. As part of this process your application will be sent to each Regulatory Authority in the regions you apply to service for feedback.  

A decision will be made within three months of the assessment starting date. You will be advised by email and also by formal letter. Successful applicants will receive a certificate of accreditation and can obtain the relevant logo from accreditation@irrigationnz.co.nz.

Accreditation Programme Fees

Application Fee: $500+GST

Renewal Fee: $500+GST (2-yearly)

This $500 fee covers for the processing of the application, but also for the continual updating of the Water Measurement Code of Practice, as well as the cost for managing any complaint.

Should a company's application not be acceptable then the re-submission will be treated as a new application and the organisation will need to demonstrate how issues highlighted in the original application have been addressed.

Installation Workbook: $500+GST

Verification Workbook: $500+GST

Payment

An electronic invoice will be issued upon receipt of your full documentation.

Water Measurement Accreditation Application assessment is subject to full payment of this invoice.

Useful Resources

Water Measurement COP

The New Zealand Water Measurement Code Of Practice