Monthly Archives: June 2012

BRANZ – Repairing Plasterboard after an Earthquake

BRANZ has recently released research findings on ‘best practice remediation of housing bracing after earthquake damage’ as a result of research they have undertaken in Christchurch. This research including examining the extent of loss of lateral stiffness by houses that … more

Appointment to Building Practitioners Board

Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson has announced the appointment of Richard Merrifield to the Building Practitioners Board. “Mr Merrifield will bring a wealth of industry experience coupled with his knowledge and governance skills from a significant number of industry … more