Post-emergency resources

Last updated: 2 August 2018

Links to resources and guidance for post-emergency building management.

MBIE’s Canterbury-related information provides guidance for homeowners, building owners and building professionals. This information supports Canterbury’s long-term building recovery from the earthquake sequence that began in 2010. Much of the information will be relevant to the Kaikoura 2016 earthquakes.

MBIE's Rebuild with confidence has information for homeowners affected by the Hurunui/Kaikōura earthquake to help them plan and manage the rebuild or repair of their home.

Assessing seismic performance of non-residential and multi-unit residential buildings has information for engineers.

MBIE’s information on managing earthquake-prone buildings provides information about ongoing occupation and strengthening.

Other resources that are available include:

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: