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11 Aug 2017
Media releases

Government funding for Auckland's St James Theatre

Auckland’s historic St James Theatre is receiving $1.5 million in government backing from the Heritage EQUIP fund for privately-owned, earthquake prone buildings.
7 Aug 2017
Media releases

Grant to strengthen iconic Lambretta’s Café

A $94,700 Government grant from the Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme, Heritage EQUIP, will strengthen the historic building which is home to Nelson’s iconic Lambretta’s Café.
3 Jul 2017
Media releases

Law to save lives in earthquakes takes effect

New laws requiring the identification and upgrade of earthquake prone buildings come into effect this week, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says.