Updated guidance for repairing and rebuilding homes affected by the Canterbury earthquakes

Issue 48 – April 2013

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) has updated and published Guidance on repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes in a new user-friendly format. The guidance focuses on repairs and rebuilds in the Canterbury Green Zone, which is divided into three foundation technical categories – TC1, TC2 and TC3. The updates mainly relate to damaged foundations, foundation options, superstructure repairs and subdivisions.

Read more on the updated guidance (http://www.dbh.govt.nz/codewords-issue-055#updated-guidance)

Summarised from MBIE's Codewords 55, 11 March 2013.

Published in building.