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

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

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

13 October 2016

The Regulatory Systems (Building and Housing) Amendment Bill (RSAB) containing 13 minor and technical amendments to the Unit Titles Act 2010 (UTA) was introduced into the House on Wednesday, 12 October 2016.  More Info

27 September 2017

 A new National Executive has been voted in at the recent National AGM. More info....

21 September 2017

A couple of recent news items of interest to BCCG members: Joanna Pidgeon talking about bodies corporate at the recent SCA(NZ) conference, telling of regular battlegrounds, plus an MBIE article on tenancy agreements. More Info...


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