08 September 2011

Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Report 2011 – Standards and Regulation

Following the 2010–2011 Canterbury Earthquakes, IPENZ wrote this Standards and Regulation report, requested by the Royal Commission. The report fully outlines legislation governing engineers, the sequential development of standards for building construction, how building controls are managed by Building Consent Authorities and how professional development has progressed since 1924.

Read the report: Standards and Regulation for Building Construction in New Zealand (PDF 1.8MB)