Tag: Otago Daily Times

“Parapets and facades prioritised in revised earthquake building law” – Media Coverage

"Time to fix quake-prone buildings halved" RNZ News:
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/283113/time-to-fix-quake-prone-buildings-halved

Coverage on Checkpoint RNZ National (Podcast)"
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/201769054/strengthening-every-unreinforced-masonry-building-in-half-the-time (more…)

“Halls face shaky future” Otago Daily Times (Online Article :15th March 2014)

"  Communities risk losing their histories if they choose to knock down old halls, Historic Places Central Otago chairman David White says.
''A lot of these old halls were memorial halls, built after the First World War,'' Mr White said.   ..."
http://www.odt.co.nz/regions/central-otago/295202/halls-face-shaky-future

“Buildings policy change welcomed” Otago Daily Times (Online Article) 8th August 2013

"Buildings policy change welcomed" the Otago Daily Times reports "Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust chairman Marcus Brown welcomed the Government's changes to the policy of strengthening earthquake-prone buildings announced yesterday, but felt they did not go far enough"