Cyclone Gabrielle recovery: practical tips for commercial and residential construction

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On this page you can find information for businesses in the construction sector about what to do following the recent extreme weather events.

As the fallout of Cyclone Gabrielle continues to impact much of the North Island, many homeowners and building professionals are continuing to deal with flood and other damage to homes, businesses, and construction sites.

The following articles provide insights and key information for the flooding recovery phase:

Storms, floods and construction: This article outlines the impact Cyclone Gabrielle has had on the construction sector and what all parties involved in construction projects should consider.
Commercial Construction Contracts in the aftermath of the recent severe weather and flooding: This article outlines the obligations and actions required under a building contract, along with some of the relevant provisions that may assist when reviewing the effect on a construction project.
Residential properties: understanding your contractual obligations after a severe weather event: this article outlines what those who are building a home or are in an existing home should do when assessing damage as well as setting out general contractual obligations and builders’ responsibilities.

If you have any questions, or have been impacted by recent weather events, please get in contact with one of our experts or your usual Duncan Cotterill team member.

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