28 Feb 2018
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Heritage EQUIP newsletter - February 2018

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Welcome to Heritage EQUIP News – providing advice, industry updates and information on access to funding for heritage building owners.

Photo of the Hurunui Hotel.
The Hurunui Hotel. Photo courtesy of Nola Strong.

Congratulations to the latest grant recipients

The latest projects to be awarded Heritage EQUIP funding are:

  • 135-141 Jackson St, Petone – awarded $100,000
  • Hurunui Hotel, Karaka Rd, Hawarden – awarded $132,503
  • Marshall Building, Tees St, Oamaru – awarded $48,000

Find out more about the funded projects

Next funding deadline - 28 March

Heritage EQUIP funding is available for up to 50% of seismic works on privately owned, earthquake-prone heritage buildings.

Submit your application by 28 March 2018 to be considered in the next funding round. Apply now

Tips for finding an architect

If your strengthening project impacts the heritage elements of your building, you may need an architect’s advice on the best way to maintain heritage values.

Read our tips on finding a qualified architect, what to ask, and the services to expect

Heritage EQUIP visiting regional towns

Mike Frew, the Heritage EQUIP Fund Manager, visited New Plymouth and Invercargill this month. He talked to building owners and council staff about their earthquake-prone heritage buildings. 

"It was a great chance to talk to building owners and support council efforts to progress city-scale solutions," says Mike.

If your council has a building owner engagement effort you'd like Mike to support, contact him on michael.frew@mch.govt.nz

Photo of Heritage EQUIP brochures.

New brochures available

A new Heritage EQUIP brochure is available in both printed and electronic formats - it's a helpful resource if you work with heritage building owners.

The brochure outlines the funding available and gives an overview of the seismic strengthening process. 

Printed copies are available at no charge. Request brochures
 
As always, please get in touch with any questions or topics you'd like to discuss.

The Heritage EQUIP team