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Building CodeHub helps practitioners to find and access the resources they need to design and construct buildings that comply with the New Zealand Building Code.



New and amended Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods released on 29 November 2021.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) updated Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code Clauses B1 - Structure, E2 - External Moisture, G7 – Natural Light and H1 – Energy Efficiency. read more »

Notification date: 29 November 2021


Building CodeHub resources update – October 2021

Resources added to BCH in October 2021 include: • MBIE new and updated resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark). • BRANZ new, re-issued and revised resources – Appraisals and Build articles. Resources removed from BCH ... read more »

Notification date: 3 November 2021


New tiny house guidance released

New tiny house guidance has been developed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. read more »

Notification date: 1 November 2021


Building CodeHub resources update – September 2021

Resources added to BCH in September 2021 include: • MBIE new and updated resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark) and Determinations. • BRANZ new, re-issued and revised resources – Appraisals. Resources removed from BCH in ... read more »

Notification date: 1 October 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - August 2021

Resources added to BCH in August 2021 include: • MBIE new and updated resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), a CodeWords article. • Standards NZ – an AS/NZS newly issued Standard. • BRANZ resources – ... read more »

Notification date: 2 September 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - July 2021

Resources added to BCH in July 2021 include: MBIE new and updated resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), a Guidance and MultiProof Certificates. Standards NZ – AS/NZS newly issued Standards. BRANZ resources – Appraisals and ... read more »

Notification date: 2 August 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - June 2021

Resources added to BCH in June 2021 include: MBIE new and updated resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), Determinations and MultiProof Certificates. BRANZ resources – Appraisals, Bulletins, Fact Sheets, Research Now, Study Reports and Build ... read more »

Notification date: 2 July 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - May 2021

Resources added to BCH in May 2021 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark) and MultiProof Certificates. Standards NZ – new recently published NZS and AS/NZS Standards. BRANZ resources – Appraisals. Resources removed from ... read more »

Notification date: 1 June 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - April 2021

Resources added to BCH in April 2021 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), a MultiProof Certificate, a Tool and Guidelines. BRANZ resources – Appraisals, Bulletins, a Good Practice Guide, Building Basics and Build ... read more »

Notification date: 4 May 2021


Building CodeHub resources update - March 2021

Resources added to BCH in March 2021 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark) and a MultiProof Certificate. BRANZ resources – Appraisals. Resources removed from BCH in March 2021: Suspended MBIE Product Certificates (CodeMark), ... read more »

Notification date: 6 April 2021



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