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Canterbury rebuild

Have a look at MBIE’s Canterbury-related guidance for homeowners, building owners and building professionals. We produce and update these resources to support Canterbury’s long-term building recovery from the earthquake sequence that began in 2010.

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Technical guidance

Building professionals can read, watch and download technical guidance to help you repair or rebuild Canterbury properties. 

Homeowner guidance

If you are a Canterbury homeowner, use this guidance to help you repair or rebuild your property.

Commercial guidance

If you own, or are involved in repairing or rebuilding Canterbury’s earthquake-affected commercial buildings you should find this technical guidance and updates useful.

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: