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The Heritage EQUIP website provides advice and guidance to those involved in earthquake strengthening heritage buildings. This website is managed by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

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You are free to copy, distribute and adapt text works (and those images subject to this licence where specifically stated) for non-commercial purposes, as long as you attribute the work to Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage and abide by the other licence terms. 

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You will need to contact Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage for permission to use the material for commercial use.

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Copyright held by third parties — most images and other media

This website has some text and other items which are used with the copyright holder’s permission. These items are provided on this website for the purpose of personal and non-commercial study. You may not reproduce (in print or electronic format) these items without obtaining the permission of the copyright holder. For written permission to use these items for any purpose other than personal and non-commercial study, please contact the copyright holder. Specific copyright statements may accompany individual items. 

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Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites. We do not guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.

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