Posts Tagged ‘Seismic risk’

Seismic report closes Archdiocesan centre

Monday, April 11th, 2022

A poor seismic report has closed the Wellington Archdiocese’s Catholic Centre. The Centre’s management says the Detailed Seismic Assessment Report issued in February rated some of the Centre’s key structural elements at just 20 per cent of the New Building Standards. A peer review of the engineer’s report has been commissioned, so decisions about the Read more

Seismic shift in church earthquake rating

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Of 75 buildings in the Wairarapa tagged as ‘high seismic risk’, civic officials have listed St Patrick’s Church in Masterton as one of six deserving priority attention. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE) rates St Patrick’s as only 26% NBS compliant (New Building Standard). Church engineers originally rated the building at a much Read more