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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.



Building CodeHub resources update - June 2020

Resources added to BCH in June 2020 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark) and CodeWords articles. BRANZ resources - Appraisals, a Bulletin and Fact Sheets. Resources removed from BCH in June 2020: Suspended ... read more »

Notification date: 2 July 2020


Building CodeHub resources update for May 2020

Resources added to BCH in May 2020 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark) and Guidelines. BRANZ resources - Appraisals, Bulletins, Fact Sheets: Metal Corrosion in NZ Buildings and a Study Report. Resources removed ... read more »

Notification date: 4 June 2020


New MultiProof certificates were added to Building CodeHub in May 2020

124 new MultiProof certificates have been added to Building CodeHub. read more »

Notification date: 4 June 2020


Building CodeHub resources update - April 2020

Resources added to BCH in April 2020 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark). BRANZ resources - an amended Appraisal and a Build Article. Resources removed from BCH in April 2020: Withdrawn MBIE Product ... read more »

Notification date: 2 May 2020


Building CodeHub resources update - March 2020

Resources added to BCH in March 2020 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), a MultiProof Certificate and MBIE Guidelines. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals. Resources removed from BCH in March 2020: ... read more »

Notification date: 5 April 2020


Extending June 2020 biannual Building Code consultation

MBIE will be extending the consultation period by 3 weeks. The closing date will now be 4pm Friday 17 April 2020. read more »

Notification date: 23 March 2020


Building CodeHub resources update - February 2020

The resources added to BCH in February 2020 include: MBIE resources – Product Certificates (CodeMark), Determinations, MultiProof Certificates and CodeWords articles. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals, Bulletins and Build Articles. The resources ... read more »

Notification date: 2 March 2020


Consultation on Building Code updates June 2020 - now open

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) will be seeking the sector’s views on a number of amendments to the Building Code as part of the biannual Building Code update programme. read more »

Notification date: 17 February 2020


Building CodeHub resources update – January 2020

The resources added to BCH in January 2020 include: MBIE resources – New and amended Product Certificates (CodeMark). BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals and Build Articles. The resources removed from BCH in ... read more »

Notification date: 3 February 2020


Building CodeHub resources update - December 2019

The resources added to BCH in December 2019 include: MBIE resources – Determinations and Guidelines. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals. The resources removed from BCH in December 2019: A withdrawn BRANZ Appraisal. read more »

Notification date: 3 January 2020


Building CodeHub resources update - November 2019

The resources added to BCH in November 2019 include: MBIE resources – a Product Certificate (CodeMark), Guidelines and Determinations. Joint Australia/New Zealand Standards. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals. read more »

Notification date: 1 December 2019


New and amended Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods released on 28 November 2019.

Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) updated Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code clauses B1 - Structure, B2 - Durability, H1 – Energy Efficiency and issued a new Acceptable Solution for ... read more »

Notification date: 28 November 2019


Building CodeHub resources update - October 2019

The resources added to BCH in October 2019 include: MBIE resources – Determinations, MultiProof Certificates, Guidelines, a Product Certificate (CodeMark) and CodeWords articles. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals, a Design Guide, Study ... read more »

Notification date: 2 November 2019


Building CodeHub resources update - September 2019

The resources added to BCH in September 2019 include: MBIE resources - New and amended Product Certificates (CodeMark). BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals and a new edition of the Level Sustainability Series ... read more »

Notification date: 1 October 2019


Building CodeHub resources update - August 2019

The resources added to BCH in August 2019 include: MBIE resources - New and amended Product Certificates (CodeMark), BC Update and CodeWords articles. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals, new Bulletins, Build Articles ... read more »

Notification date: 3 September 2019


Consultation on Building Code update for November 2019 - now open

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking your comment on proposals to amend specific Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for the November 2019 Building Code update. read more »

Notification date: 5 August 2019


Building CodeHub update

The resources added to BCH in July 2019 include: MBIE resources - New and amended Product Certificates (CodeMark), latest Determinations and a Guidance. BRANZ resources - new and amended Appraisals and a Study report. ... read more »

Notification date: 2 August 2019


MBIE funds over 120 building standards for free download

Over 120 building standards are now available for free download. These have been funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to make it easier to comply with the Building Code. read more »

Notification date: 12 July 2019


Building CodeHub update - June 2019

The resources added to BCH in June 2019 include: MBIE resources - New and amended Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code Clauses, Product Certificates (CodeMark), Guidelines and a Fact Sheet. BRANZ resources ... read more »

Notification date: 4 July 2019


New and amended Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code Clauses released on 27 June 2019.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) updated Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for Building Code Clauses B1 - Structure, B2 - Durability, C1-C6 Protection from Fire, E2 - External Moisture, G4 – Ventilation, ... read more »

Notification date: 27 June 2019



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