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Earthquake strengthening

Ataahua
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Sep 3 2013, 11:30pm


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is taking place around NZ as a result of lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes, with all public buildings having to be assessed against the new building standards for earthquake resistence. In my region (Taranaki), any building that meets less than 33 per cent of the NBS must be strengthened and the owners of buildings with an NBS of 34-66 per cent are encouraged to strengthen them. I don't know if those percentages are consistent around the country.

Currently our art gallery and opera house complex are closed for strengthening, and one wing of the Civic Centre will need to be strengthened.

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Men: "Pretty rings..."
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