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...
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
7 November 2016
A Ministry of Health-funded report prepared by ESR released on 26 October 2016 recommends that a different level for contamination be used to guide clean up where methamphetamine (P) has been used, compared to the level for houses where the drug has been manufactured. 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