Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment chief executive David Smol

MBIE softens its stance on what makes a building earthquake-prone

Wed 20 Jan 4

MBIE's commitment to the new building standard (NBS) yardstick may no longer be so hard and fast. With special audio feature.

Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery returns after nearly five years closed

Wed 16 Dec

The gallery will celebrate with a weekend of exhibitions and artist projects.

124, Wakefield Street, Wellington (Photo: Jenny Ruth)

EBSS heads to court on earthquake-prone building test case

Mon 14 Dec 1

After nearly a year of waiting, lobby group Evidence-Based Seismic Strengthening will finally get its day in court - with special audio feature.

EBSS chairman Ian Harrison

MBIE still dragging its feet in earthquake-prone building test case

Mon 7 Dec 2

MBIE hasn't produced a determination after nearly a year when the legislation says it should take only 60 working days - with special audio feature.

Massey University School of Economics and Finance senior lecturer in finance and insurance Dr Michael Naylor

Massey expert to evaluate EQC response to earthquake repairs

Mon 7 Dec

The research includes questions designed to ascertain claimants’ experiences with all aspects of their EQC or insurer.

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research senior fellow Arthur Grimes

'Surprising' link between Wellington building stickers and price declines

Mon 16 Nov

Have the Canterbury earthquakes affected prices of risky buildings in Wellington?


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