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

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We provide our clients with the most accurate calibration service in the country for a wide range of instruments, and give advice and training to ensure that the equipment can be used effectively by our clients.

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SI Roadshow Competition

How far can our reference 1 kilogram be thrown?

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Revising the SI

Register now for the Auckland and Wellington Roadshow Events

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The passing of Dr Chris Sutton

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Chris Sutton on 13 December

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Proficiency Testing

The Measurement Standards Laboratory runs a Proficiency Testing Programme.

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Kiwi innovation pinpoints the new kilo as global measurement standards change

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The Kiwi Kibble Balance

MSL is home to the only Kibble Balance in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Come Fly with me

MSL support keeps New Zealand's aviation sector in the air.

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Quantum Balancing Act for the SI

Novel measurements support redefinition of the International System of Units.

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