Tag Archives: Quality Control

Radio New Zealand news – EQC assessments of damaged houses wrong

Radio New Zealand has reported this morning that: A registered surveyor in Christchurch says the Earthquake Commission is providing misleading assessments of quake-damaged houses. More information on the news item, and EQC’s one line response,  is available on the Radio … Continue reading

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Dear Minister Brownlee

Yesterday CanCERN wrote to Minister Brownlee in response to his appearance on Campbell Live earlier this week.    Hon. Gerry BrownleeMinister of Canterbury Earthquake Recovery22 May 2013 Dear Minister Brownlee Firstly we would like to thank you for conducting the … Continue reading

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Updates and clarifications to the MBIE’s guidance for repairs and rebuilding in Canterbury

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published a page of updates, clarification and further information on technical issues relating to MBIE’s guidance ‘Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes’. These issues result from feedback received … Continue reading

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Southern Response – FAQ on builder selection.

Southern Response have published a brief FAQ on how they nominate a builder for your rebuild or repair, and what your options are. In fact your options are quite limited, almost but not quite “take it or go away”. The … Continue reading

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More rebuild information sheets from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has released a set of Canterbury rebuild information sheets on it’s website (here). The topics covered are: TC1, TC2, & TC3 foundations [PDF 672 KB, 6 pages] – info sheet published January 2013 … Continue reading

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