Pre-2020 technical reviews of TAs

Last updated: 26 July 2022

Reviews of how councils were undertaking some of their statutory responsibilities as territorial authorities under the Building Act 2004.

You can view reports of technical reviews for individual councils from February 2009 to October 2014. Individual reports from 2015 onwards are not made publicly available. However, two-yearly summary reports provide an overview of the findings from that assessment period.


Summary of the 2015–2017 Technical Review Programme


Summary of the 2014–2015 Technical Review Programme


Hamilton City Council [PDF]


Hutt City Council [PDF]

Marlborough District Council [PDF]


Hastings District Council [PDF]

Wellington City Council [PDF]


Invercargill City Council [PDF]

Nelson City Council [PDF]

Southland District Council [PDF]


Summary of the 2008–2009 Technical Review Programme 


Gisborne District Council [PDF]

Hastings District Council [PDF]

Kaipara District Council [PDF]

Napier City Council [PDF]

Rotorua District Council [PDF]

South Waikato District Council [PDF]

Taupo District Council [PDF]

Tauranga City Council [PDF]

Thames Coromandel District Council [PDF]

Wairoa District Council [PDF]

Whangarei District Council [PDF]

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