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Navigating Homeowner Responsibilities and Liabilities After Auckland Floods 2023

Introduction The recent 2023 floods in Auckland have left many homeowners grappling with the aftermath. The challenges are numerous, from cleanup efforts to dealing with insurance companies, ensuring the safety of the property and doing everything within the current codes and regulations. In this two-part article series, we will explore the responsibilities and potential liabilities…
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Unravelling the Complexities of NZ Building Codes in Post-Flood Repairs

Introduction In part 1 of this article series, we took a close look at the responsibilities and potential liabilities homeowners face after a major flood. We walked through the important first steps to take, the priority of swift action with both paperwork and physical clean-ups and the potential pitfalls if things aren’t handled correctly. Now,…
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Local & Government Assistance for Auckland Flood Affected Households

In early 2023, Auckland was hit by severe flooding, which left many families and businesses devastated. The New Zealand government and local authorities have since stepped in to provide support and assistance to those affected by the floods. In this article, we will explore the different types of government assistance available to those impacted by…
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Apprentice of the Year 2023

We are thrilled to announce that one of our highly skilled tradespeople has been selected as a nominee for the Apprentice of the Year 2023 competition. At Wrightway, we place a strong emphasis on developing and recognizing the talent of our employees, and this nomination highlights our commitment to this mission. Our chosen apprentice has…
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Seismic Assessment Process In New Zealand: What You Need To Know

Earthquakes are a natural hazard in New Zealand and with the increasing intensity of seismic activity, it is important to make sure your property is safe and secure. This article will discuss the seismic assessment process in New Zealand, its importance, and what you need to know about it.   What is the Seismic Assessment…
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Flooding 101: 7 Important Things To Do To Protect Your Home

New Zealand experienced severe flooding in recent years. First Canterbury, Marlborough, the Auckland floods,floods,floods, followed by other parts of the North Island. As a result, Wrightway Construction has created this simple guide to prepare, and what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation.  In the event of a flood, your property’s safety…
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