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...
22 December 2017
Changes have been announced to the Unreinforced Masonry Securing fund for parapets and facades. 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....
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