Heritage EQUIP newsletter - August 2018
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Welcome to Heritage EQUIP News – providing advice, industry updates and information on access to funding for heritage building owners.
Case study: polishing a whitestone gem
When Katrina Menzies purchased the Marshall Building in Oamaru, she knew there was a lot of work to do. Thanks to her determination and careful planning, this badly deteriorated building is receiving a much needed makeover.
Submit your application by 19 November
Applications for the next round of Heritage EQUIP funding are due by Monday 19 November.
Solutions to common strengthening issues
We've put together a list of some of the most common hazards posed by earthquake-prone buildings, and potential solutions, from unreinforced masonry to shallow foundations.
You'll need to consult a structural engineer for a professional assessment to find out what is appropriate for your building.
Find a project manager
You can hire a specialist project manager to oversee your project. You’ll probably need to if your project is large or complex.
Free event - Sir Ian Athfield Lecture Series
Allison Arieff, a prominent American writer on architecture and urban issues, will present this year's Sir Ian Athfield Memorial Lecture in Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown.
The lectures, organised by the New Zealand Institute of Architecture, are free to attend and take place during September.
Heritage EQUIP brochures
We have free Heritage EQUIP brochures available, which give an overview of the funding we offer, how to apply and the advice available on our website.
Email us if you would like to receive some.