Backlog of defective buildings and shoddy workmanship sparks calls for building warranties

In August last year, the Government released its findings after investigating unconsented earthquake repairs.  A third of those repairs were not compliant with the building code.

Foundation specialist Bevan Craig said the survey, which was based on a pool of properties pre-selected by EQC and insurers, was "the very diluted tip of a very big iceberg".

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http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/84610272/vetting-problems-poor-repair-strategies-create-backlog-of-defective-repairs-in-canterbury

Melanie Tobeck