The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) has today released its review into how the Tauranga City Council performed its building control functions with respect to the failed Bella Vista development.
A guide to designing accessible public buildings was released today. Permanent or temporary disability affects about one quarter of the population at any one time and everyone should be able to access and use public buildings with their normal level of support.
A licensed building practitioner (LBP) who underquoted work on an Auckland home by nearly $250,000 has been disciplined by the Building Practitioners Board (the Board) for carrying out building work in a negligent or incompetent manner, failing to provide a record of work, and bringing the LBP scheme into disrepute.
All six of the original aluminium composite panel (ACP) CodeMark certificates suspended in July, have been removed from the CodeMark register, with each certificate either being revoked by MBIE, withdrawn by the manufacturer, or reissued as a new certificate following revision.