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Building Amendment Bill- Submissions Are Being Accepted: The Close Off Date For Submissions Is 25 October 2018

Building Amendment Bill
Government Bill
94—1

Explanatory note

General policy statement

"This Bill amends the Building Act 2004 (the Building Act), and proposes 2 new sets of powers to improve the system for managing buildings after an emergency and to provide for investigating building failures.

Managing buildings after an emergency

This Bill proposes new powers that aim to address risks to people and property from buildings during and after an emergency. The proposed amendments seek to create a system that is clear, has proportionate impacts on personal and property rights, and ensures that heritage values are appropriately recognised. ...

"The Bill introduces into the Building Act an end-to-end process for managing buildings from response to recovery following an emergency.

The amendments in the Bill—

  • provide powers to territorial authorities (and where a state of emergency or transition period is in force, the relevant civil defence emergency management person) to manage buildings during and after an emergency event, including—

    • inspecting and placing notices on buildings:

    • evacuating and restricting entry to buildings:

      ...

    • demolishing or carrying out works to buildings that pose a risk of injury or death (including through impacts to critical infrastructure) or a risk of damage or disruption to neighbouring buildings, critical infrastructure, and public thoroughfares:

    • requiring building owners to remove or reduce risks posed by their building, on a case-by-case basis:

  • provide that the Minister for Building and Construction can choose to take direct action and make decisions to manage buildings, when warranted by the scale and impacts of an emergency event: ...

    ...

  • provide that the carrying out of works on certain heritage buildings (Category 1 or wāhi tūpuna on the New Zealand Heritage List or buildings on the National Historic Landmarks/Ngā Manawhenua o Aotearoa me ōna Kōrero Tūturu list) that pose a risk of injury or death is a ministerial decision and require consultation with Heritage New Zealand for works on other heritage buildings:

    Building Amendment Bill details legislative progress,  reports, links for submissions-

    https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_79050/building-amendment-bill

    Link to the Proposed Bill's Text:

    http://www.legislation.govt.nz/bill/government/2018/0094/latest/LMS73630.html

     

     

Historic Places Canterbury: The Video Of the CCC 2107 Annual Plan Submission

Historic Places Canterbury (HPC) requested that it wishes to speak to its written Annual Plan Submission 2017 to Christchurch City council.
Due to scheduling mistake HPC was not included in a time slot for the Hearings set aside by the C.C.C. HPC was granted a slot during a regular Council meeting. You can see the video of  HPC Chair Mark Gerrard speaking to the submission at the following link.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmcm0ElbD8w -(The presentation starts 10 minutes 37 seconds in.)

Warning: One of then HPC requests  is "Councillors we need more (heritage) hype!"

 

FEEDBACK ON HPA Submission “DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING HISTORIC PLACES AND HISTORIC AREAS ON THE NEW ZEALAND HERITAGE LIST/RANGI KŌRERO”

"FEEDBACK ON DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING HISTORIC PLACES AND HISTORIC AREAS ON THE NEW ZEALAND HERITAGE LIST/RANGI KŌRERO" The Historic Places Aotearoa submission.

You can download a copy of the HPA Submission at the following link: HNZPT draft Guidelines for Assessing Historic Places Submission

“SUBMISSION TO HERITAGE NEW ZEALAND POUHERE TAONGA 5 POLICY DOCUMENTS” : Historic Places Aotearoa

SUBMISSION TO HERITAGE NEW ZEALAND POUHERE TAONGA 5 POLICY DOCUMENTS

Administration of the archaeological provisions of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014.
Management and use of historic places owned or controlled or vested in Heritage New Zealand.
Administration of the NZ Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero.
Administration of the National Historic Landmarks List/Ngā Manawhenua o Aotearoa me ōna Kōrero Tūturu.
Statutory role of advocacy for historical and cultural heritage.

The HPA Submission (PDF) can be downloaded from the following ink: HPA Submission to HNZPT

 

Historic Places Canterbury: “SUBMISSION ARTS CENTRE OF CHRISTCHURCH TRUST BILL “

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To: The Local Government & Environment Committee
Parliament Buildings
WELLINGTON

SUBMISSION
ARTS CENTRE OF CHRISTCHURCH TRUST BILL

Introduction

This Submission is made by Historic Places Canterbury (HPC) , an independent regional society affiliated to Historic Places Aotearoa (HPA). HPC is the NZHPT approved body which the Canterbury Branch Committee has transitioned to. Our objectives are the protection of heritage and providing local advocacy on heritage.

HPC supports the general purpose of the Bill to set out the objects and powers of the trust in legislation; to update, revise, and consolidate the governance arrangements of the trust; and to revise the winding up provision of the trust. (more…)