Earthquake Standards Master Series - Christchurch


Join top GNS scientist Matt Gerstenberger, MBIE expert John Gardiner and Opus National Technical Director, Paul Campbell to review the new National Earthquake standards.

You'll learn:

  • What the hazards and risks are

  • What makes a building resilient

  • How infrastructure projects are affected

  • How your region fits into the National Seismic Hazard Model (NSHM)

  • The scope of buildings covered by the system

  • Timeframes for identifying and strengthening earthquake-prone buildings according to the seismic risk around New Zealand

  • Measures to encourage earlier upgrades through a new requirement to strengthen earthquake-prone buildings when substantial alterations are undertaken

  • How to access the Earthquake-prone Buildings Register

  • Potential solutions for strengthening earthquake prone buildings

  • How to work with an earthquake engineer

  • What information should a property professional/owner have available

Cost: Members $250 (incl, gst) Non Members $400 (gst incl.)

Duration:3 Hours (3 CPD Points)

NOTE: Your CPD points will automatically be added to your Dashboard after the event takes place.

NZIS Event Registration Form.pdf

For more information regarding group booking discounts please contact Vanessa Delegat on 04 471 1774 or email:

  • 3.00 CPD points
  • 03/08/2016 - 03/08/2016
  • 09:00 - 12:00
  • Rydges Hotel, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central   NZ
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