Rebuild with confidence
This guide is designed to assist you in the process of planning your repair or rebuild. It will help you to ask the right questions, rebuild with confidence and ensure your home is built right.
Canterbury Rebuild guide for homeowners(external link)
Do your homework
If you’re considering residential building work, there are consumer protection measures to help you and your contractor have a professional, no-surprises relationship. Knowing your rights and obligations should help you make informed decisions about your building work.
Building or renovating? Do your homework(external link).
Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes
If you are working on Canterbury’s earthquake-damaged houses, this guidance (commonly referred to as the Residential guidance) includes building regulation requirements and Acceptable Solutions.
Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the canterbury earthquakes(external link).
Repairing and rebuilding multi-unit residential buildings
This booklet will help you better understand the challenges of repairing and rebuilding multi–unit buildings. It has information and contacts to help you progress the rebuild or repair of your multi-unit property.
Repairing and rebuilding multi-unit residential buildings(external link)
A beginner's guide to the building consent processes
Information to help you plan your building project, get consent, build to the consent and legally complete your project.
Projects and consents(external link).