Building earthquake resilience

What to do if your building is earthquake-prone and how the Council can help you strengthen your home.

Building owners – what to do after the November earthquakes

Following the earthquake and aftershocks, building owners should contact a structural engineer to assess their property.

IPENZ provide resources to help find an engineer: what to do if you have concerns about a building post-earthquake – IPENZ

Stuff have compiled information for building owners and residents: The earthquake from an engineer's perspective – Stuff

Earthquake-prone buildings list

Buildings identified as earthquake-prone by the Wellington City Council.

    Strengthen your home

    Find out what you can do to strengthen your home and keep your family safer in an earthquake.

    Strengthening Council buildings

    We are strengthening our buildings as part of our work programme to make Wellington stronger and saf...

    Local and central government roles

    To improve NZ's building stock and keep people safe, government agencies create regulations.