Posted: 31 July 2019
It reflects what engineers learned from the investigation into the partial collapse of Statistics House following the Kaikōura earthquake.
A short video and fact sheet explaining the proposed technical revision to Section C5 of the Engineering Assessment Guidelines are available on the Building Performance website.
MBIE has received a number of queries from the sector asking if, and when, the Yellow Chapter should be used when assessing buildings. We encourage you to watch the video and read the fact sheet to better understand this, and other questions, surrounding the proposed revision.