Tag Archives: Building Act

New Building Regulations 2014 – update!

As you may be aware, the Government released the new Building (Residential Consumer Rights and Remedies) Regulations 2014. The new consumer protection measures are outlined in Part 4A of the Building Act 2004, and will come into force on 1 … more

Certified Builders leads the way on building law changes

Certified Builders is taking a lead role in ensuring building tradespeople across New Zealand are up to speed on changes to the Building Act and Regulations and what this means for the way they do business, by holding free information … more

Building Amendment Act and fish hooks

Minister Nick Smith has indicated new consumer protection measure which will come into force 1st January 2015. Traditionally building regulation change has affected the main trades, however these changes are set to go much wider encompassing most building work associated … more

Defects and tolerance schedule update

Certified Builders sits on the Ministrie’s [MBIE] working group forming a schedule of acceptable building tolerances and a defects list, covering off workmanship and material supply. It is intended to bridge the grey areas not covered by our Building Act, … more

BRANZ Guideline – Building Amendment Act 2013

All residential builders and their clients will be affected by changes to the Building Act 2004 that became law in late November 2013. Click here to download the latest BRANZ Guideline news to read the full review on the Building … more