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MBIE releases Terms of Reference into quake investigation

Posted: 21 November 2016

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released the Terms of Reference for its investigation into Wellington’s Statistics House. The investigation was launched following the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck near Kaikoura on 14 November 2016.

MBIE’s investigation will look at the performance and design of the building, which was structurally damaged in the quake. For context the investigation may also look at comparable buildings.

Terms of Reference – Performance of Statistics House in 14 November 2016 earthquake [PDF 384 KB]

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