"Essentially the proposals would require all non-residential and multi-unit, multi-storey residential buildings to have a seismic capacity assessment done within five years. Owners of buildings identified as earthquake-prone would then have up to 10 years to strengthen or demolish these buildings."
Consultation closes: 5pm Friday, 8 March 2013.
National Radio coverage Public Meeting Details- Cities, Times, Dates...
"The Ministry is consulting on proposed changes to the system for dealing with earthquake-prone buildings."
Information page and relevant documentation etc etc
Online Submission- http://www.research.net/s/building-seismic-performance-feedback-form and an online questionnaire.