BC Update 225: Revised scope for C/VM2 Framework for Fire Safety Design

BC Update 225: Revised scope for C/VM2 Framework for Fire Safety Design

Consultation on the revised scope for C/VM2 took place from May to July 2017 as part of a package of ... Read More
BC Update 230: MBIE issues loop bar warning and publishes B1/VM1 Amendment 16

BC Update 230: MBIE issues loop bar warning and publishes B1/VM1 Amendment 16

Loop bar warning MBIE has issued a warning about the use of loop bar details in flange-hung double-tee precast concrete ... Read More
BC Update 228: MBIE publishes 2015-2017 technical review programme summary

BC Update 228: MBIE publishes 2015-2017 technical review programme summary

This document provides a summary of the objectives, findings and recommendations of the MBIE technical review programme conducted from July ... Read More
BC Update 229: MBIE publishes Fire safety design guide for residential community housing

BC Update 229: MBIE publishes Fire safety design guide for residential community housing

On 28 March 2018, MBIE published the Fire safety design guide for residential community housing. The document provides guidance for ... Read More
NZ Building Industry Regulation and Compliance Conference 19 - 20 Mar 2018 AKL

NZ Building Industry Regulation and Compliance Conference 19 – 20 Mar 2018 AKL

Practical implications and legal insight for the building and construction industries. Crown Plaza 19 - 20 Mar 2018 Click for ... Read More
Guide to the Acceptable Solutions: Protection from Fire

Guide to the Acceptable Solutions: Protection from Fire

Important: pls enter your email when requested to receive updates. This guide has been developed for architects, designers and building ... Read More
Lead paint management – New standard published

Lead paint management – New standard published

A new standard provides a guide for tradespeople performing lead paint management work to deal with lead paint and related ... Read More
Standards seeks feedback on two public consultations

Standards seeks feedback on two public consultations

Standards New Zealand and two of its Standards Development Committees (P3602 and P3640) are seeking feedback on two public consultations: ... Read More
BC Update 227: Amendments to Unreinforced Masonry Building Securing Fund

BC Update 227: Amendments to Unreinforced Masonry Building Securing Fund

Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa announced today that the Government is making amendments to the $4.5 million Unreinforced Masonry ... Read More
BC Update 226: Making building Standards easier to access

BC Update 226: Making building Standards easier to access

Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa announced today that the Government is making it easier for people to access information ... Read More
CodeMark update – BEAL suspension

CodeMark update – BEAL suspension

As of 13 December 2017, BEAL Certification Service Limited’s accreditation as a certification body has been suspended by the Joint ... Read More
New BRANZ publications and other resources are added to Building CodeHub

New BRANZ publications and other resources are added to Building CodeHub

The following resources have been added since the last update: BRANZ Bulletins: BU614 - H1 Compliance Options BU615 - Critical ... Read More
New rules for hazardous substances 1 Dec

New rules for hazardous substances 1 Dec

If you already have robust hazardous substances processes in place, you may just want to know what’s new and where ... Read More
BC Update 224: New version of guidance 'Securing parapets and facades on URM buildings'

BC Update 224: New version of guidance ‘Securing parapets and facades on URM buildings’

The key changes in the new version are: a revision of the figures in Tables 1 and 2, on page ... Read More
Strengthening MBIE’s role as building regulator

Strengthening MBIE’s role as building regulator

A recent review showed Building System Performance (BSP) is the regulatory system within MBIE that needs the most attention to ... Read More
BC Update 222: New geotechnical planning and engineering resource published

BC Update 222: New geotechnical planning and engineering resource published

On 26 September 2017 the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for the Environment published Planning ... Read More
BC Update 221: MBIE publishes LBP Supervision Practice Note

BC Update 221: MBIE publishes LBP Supervision Practice Note

MBIE has published a licensed building practitioner (LBP) Supervision Practice Note outlining what LBPs need to know about supervising unlicensed ... Read More
New hazardous substances regulations coming into force

New hazardous substances regulations coming into force

In three months the new Hazardous Substances Regulations will come into force. In this issue we talk about applying risk ... Read More
New tools to help meet climate change targets

New tools to help meet climate change targets

Minister's media release: Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett is today announcing a package of changes that the Government will make ... Read More
Updates for Building Consent Authority Accreditation Scheme

Updates for Building Consent Authority Accreditation Scheme

Just released is this guidance tool for BCAs to help them meet the requirements of the Building (Accreditation of Building ... Read More
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