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Last updated: 4 October 2022

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Information about the Seismic Work Programme’s important dates, events, and updates

Programme events

There are no upcoming programme events.

Programme updates

New Seismic risk guidance released

4 July 2022
MBIE has published guidance to help people make risk-informed decisions about buildings with low seismic ratings.

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New Chief Engineer role connects policy, research, and engineering practice

Dr Ken Elwood has been appointed as Chief Engineer by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment, and the Earthquake Commission.

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