Tag Archives: Repairs

Southern Response – foundation repair trials

From the Southern Response website (here): Southern Response is partnering with Housing New Zealand to trial different methods of re-levelling earthquake damaged houses on TC2 and TC3 land. The trials are specifically for houses with concrete ring and concrete floor … Continue reading

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EQC update – error with some “Know where you stand” letters

EQC announced today (here) that there has been an error in about 4,000 “know where you stand” letters. From the EQC website (important bit has been highlighted): Friday 12 July 2013: EQC has identified a technical error with about 4000 … Continue reading

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New winter resilience programme

Minister Brownlee has announced the coming together of companies and agencies to help those whose damaged homes don’t fare well this winter. In a first step, major construction companies have volunteered staff to respond to any emergency works created by … Continue reading

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Briefings to builders from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), with Bunnings, Carters, ITM, Mitre 10 and Placemakers, are running a series of briefings to give builders working in Canterbury important info on repairing and rebuilding earthquake-damaged homes. The briefings will cover … 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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