News Archive

30 January 2017

EQ funding initiative is not enough. 'Good start - but more is needed' say the Body Corporates Chairs' Group (BCCG) and the Wellington Inner City Association (ICA) . The ICA and BCCG are calling for the government to establish a financial and advisory support infrastructure to support all owners faced with seismic strengthening. More Info


4 April 2018

BCCG has lodged a submission objecting to the possible removal of the exemption that would otherwise require BCs to comply with anti-money laundering legislation. More info...


10 February 2017

The BCCG has made its submission to MBIE as part of the consultation process for proposals under the Building (Earthquake-prone buildings) Amendment Act 2016. More Info


28 November 2017

New Hazardous Substances Regulations will come into effect on 1st December 2017. More Info....


22 December 2017

Changes have been announced to the Unreinforced Masonry Securing fund for parapets and facades. More Info


14 June 2018

 Worksafe have clarified the new Asbestos Regulations. More info...


13 February 2018

This month, law firm Glaister Ennor highlighted on their website that the recent court decision in the Body Corporate 324525 v Stent case provides some guidance in the matter of committee vs body corporate decisions. More Info....


21 December 2017

Recent MBIE Releases on Unit Titles Act changes, a Building Code search tool and Body Corporate support documents. More Info


4 July 2017

New earthquake legislation has taken affect this week that will affect many BCs, including those outside the EQ hotspots. If you are in an unreinforced masonry building or a building constructed before 1976 that is either 3 or more storeys or greater than 12 metres high, this is likely to affect your BC. More Info...


12 August 2016

 Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister, Maggie Barry, has announced the Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme (EQUIP) fund of $12M over the next four years. More info


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