Build 97: Licensed building practitioners

1 December 2006

The path to better builders. Remediation – fixing leaky buildings and burst pipes

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Feature section: Licensed building practitioners

The licensing of building practitioners will set national standards for people who undertake design and building work. This major change aims to improve the quality of New Zealand buildings and increase consumer protection.

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Feature section: Remediation

Costly large-scale building failures in recent years, particularly around weathertightness, have put the spotlight on repairs or remediation. Toxic pollution, fires and even leaky pipes all require remediation.