New earthquake codes will dramatically alter New Zealand’s urban landscape

Haunting science fiction movies of decaying abandoned city CBDs could become a reality in the wake of new earthquake codes and hiked insurance premiums in New Zealand. I’m not being alarmist here either; there’s a good chance this could become the new reality. There are no two ways about it…

New earthquake codes could see the demise of buildings such as 105 Queen St, Auckland

Haunting science fiction movies of decaying abandoned city CBDs could become a reality in the wake of new earthquake codes and hiked insurance premiums in New Zealand.

I’m not being alarmist here either; there’s a good chance this could become the new reality.

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