Seascape Development Held Up

What was set to be New Zealand’s highest residential skyscaper has experienced long delays due to its fire design. The designers of Seascape Apartments have previously submitted a request of approval to only install one stairwell, rather than two, for its top-floor penthouses. The ruling should have been issued within Read more…

Flammable Panelling in High-rises

13 high-rise buildings in Auckland are covered in flammable aluminium panelling, but Auckland Council does not foresee any “immediate safety concerns” for the tenants. After the Grenfell Tower fire in London in 2017, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) requested all councils to identify buildings covered by the Read more…

Rotorua’s Aquatic Centre Review

The panel in charge of reviewing building management options for Rotorua’s Aquatic Centre have been announced. Members of the panel include Auckland lawyer Tama Hovell, Deloitte’s Director Rob McDonald, and Sports New Zealand Spaces and Places Lead Jamie Delich. The Aquatic Centre became a topic of debate when Rotorua Lakes Read more…