Wellington City Council wants to introduce a surprise earthquake engineering assessment into an appeal process over a building it has already deemed earthquake-prone in the Wellington District Court. With special feature audio.
The two changes sought by Seymour. With special feature audio.
Inland Revenue's view that the costs of getting a seismic assessment of a building shouldn't be tax deductible has riled the Property Council. With special audio feature.
Halfway through the post-earthquake rebuild, some of those most involved in the construction work are saying there are lessons that reduce costs and frustration.