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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).

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The Quantum Revolution

Experts from around the globe underpin the quantum revolution!

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Sparks will fly!

NZ to host major electromagnetic metrology conference in 2022

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New national facility

MSL to open a new national facility for coordinate measurement

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Measurement in daily life

Modern society simply could not exist without measurement.

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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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New MSL Laboratories

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


Measurement Training

Offering our training workshops in August, watch here for registration links.



Developing Metrology Technicians

MSL has introduced an apprenticeship style approach to develop new talent

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Use of Infrared Thermometers

Use of infrared thermometers and thermal imagers for COVID-19

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World Metrology Day 2022 Event

Join us to celebrate World Metrology on Friday 20 May 2022