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Quake Protected dismayed at seismic restraint survey results

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 1:17 pm | Quake Protected

New Zealand’s largest installers of non-structural seismic restraints are calling on the new Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa to crack down on enforcement of non-structural building standards that have been ignored for years. More >>

Magnitude 5.8 quake shakes lower South Island

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:08 pm | Quake Protected

It struck 585km south-west of Invercargill at a depth of 12km. Residents in Balclutha, Gore, Invercargill, Lumsden, Roxburgh, Te Anau and Tuatapere have reported that they felt shaking, according to GeoNet. More >>

Building Owners Ignoring Hidden Earthquake Danger

Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:33 am | Quake Protected

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Culverden in Canterbury and caused severe damage to numbers of buildings in Wellington. Concern is high about the structural damage incurred, but people are ignoring the non-structural dangers, it claims. More >>