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

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


Bonus March Training in 2024!

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Measurement in daily life

Modern society simply could not exist without measurement

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Meet a Metrologist

Dr Early talks about his background, his career, and his hopes for CPEM 2022

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An online Introduction to MSL

Learn all about our role as New Zealand's National Metrology Institute

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The Quantum Revolution

Experts from around the globe underpin the quantum revolution!

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New national facility

MSL to open a new national facility for coordinate measurement

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Sparks will fly!

NZ to host major electromagnetic metrology conference in 2022

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New MSL Laboratories

Nearly two years since turning the first sod, MSL's new Laboratory is complete

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Use of Infrared Thermometers

Use of infrared thermometers and thermal imagers for COVID-19


Developing Metrology Technicians

MSL has introduced an apprenticeship style approach to develop new talent

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MSL warmly invites you to join us on Friday 19 May