The Company has considerable networks and close communications with respect to Central and Local Government regulatory authorities. Food and Health Standards has further networks which include scientific and technical specialists, consultants, training providers, industry organisations, laboratories, other service providers such as Taumata Arowai. Auditing Solutions New Zealand (ASNZ) proudly provides comprehensive evaluation and verification services to the wide spectrum of the food and food-related industries across New Zealand. The company holds full accreditation by Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) to ISO:IEC 17020 as an Inspection Body and is approved and registered by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) as a recognised agency for the evaluation and verification of Template Food Control Plans, Custom Food Control Plans and National Programmes – NP1, NP2 & NP3. Food & Health provides Environmental Health Services to 15 Territorial Authorities. These services include monitoring programmes for drinking water, wastewater & storm water. Environmental Health functions such as alcohol licensing, registration administration, inspection and surveillance of registered premises, noise control including acoustics, verification services, contaminated & substandard sites and assistance in civil defence emergencies.