Tag Archives: Rebuilding

Southern Response – the use of lighter cladding for rebuilds

If you have/had a brick house that is to be rebuilt it appears the Southern Response may substitute a lighter material for the external cladding. The news release is here and reads: Lighter weight claddings for TC3 land Published 13 … 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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CERA and MBIE website for TC3

CERA and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have put together a website for those on TC3 land awaiting a repair or a rebuild. From the website, which is here: This website summarises relevant terms and information. It links … Continue reading

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Revised guidelines for repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE, and, in part,  formerly the Department of Building and Housing) has updated guidance on repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes. The guidance covers foundation repairs and rebuilds in the … Continue reading

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