Concerned about Weathertightness?
If you have concerns
about the weathertightness of individual properties you should seek
advice from an accredited building adviser or a registered engineer.
Other organisations that can provide further information on the
weathertightness issue include Department of Building and Housing, Building Research Association of NZ, New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors and Consumers' Institute
Looking at Buying a House or Unit?
is recommended that you have a competent person carry out a property
check prior to purchasing any dwelling. Lists of qualified people can be
found on the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors website and the Building Officials Institute of NZ website. It is also recommended that your house inspection is carried out to NZS 4306 2005.