FIGHTING THE RULES: EBSS chairman Ian Harrison

Earthquake-prone building case heads to full court hearing

Fri 24 Mar

In an unusual move, Wellington District Court Judge Chris Tuohy has decided it’s in the public interest that a review of a building being designated earthquake-prone by the Wellington City Council and Ministry of Business (MBIE) should be done through a full hearing with expert witnesses from all sides.

An artist's impression of Christchurch office and retail space after quakes

Quakes reveal four office space lessons

Fri 27 Jan

Office space lessons after Christchurch quakes.

WCC recovery manager Mike Mendonca

Wellington City Council sets 'tight' timeframe for targeted assessments of 80 buildings

Tue 20 Dec

 While New Zealand is on holiday, engineers will have a busy time checking over Wellington buildings.

A map of Japan showing the epicentre of the quake

Tsunami threat passes after big quake in Japan

Tue 22 Nov 1

Fukushima prefecture is north of Tokyo and home to the nuclear power plant that was destroyed by a huge tsunami following an offshore earthquake in 2011.

Craigs Investment Partners head of wealth research Mark Lister

Corporate news likely to add insights into Trump, earthquake impacts

Mon 21 Nov

A number of companies, including Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Metro Glass, Kiwi Property and Argosy are reporting their first-half results this week.

Rod Drury

Xero opening Hawke's Bay office, local MPs sense opportunity

Fri 18 Nov 6

Software company denies it's fleeing the quake-prone capital.


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