Build 160: Maintenance

1 June 2017

Time to stop masking the cracks
Plus: Building great neighbourhoods

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Neighbourhoods This Issue

Feature section: Neighbourhoods

In New Zealand, the focus has largely been on delivering individual
dwellings rather than building quality,liveable neighbourhoods. This is
shifting, however, as the amount of medium-density housing increases.

Maintenance2 This Issue

Feature section: Maintenance

The BRANZ House Condition Survey regularly finds that our homes are poorly maintained. All buildings need to be maintained, and the longer this is put off the more it will eventually cost.

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