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Wellington developer: 'Iconic buildings are falling apart'

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Publish Date
Thu, 16 Dec 2021, 1:14pm
(Photo / WCC Heritage)
(Photo / WCC Heritage)

Wellington developer: 'Iconic buildings are falling apart'

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 16 Dec 2021, 1:14pm

Wellington City Council has won an appeal in the High Court to take possession of two earthquake-prone buildings, strengthen them, and charge the costs back to the owners. 

The decision sets a precedent for future cases as it's the first time a council has applied for such an order. 

Wellington developer Maurice Clark told Nick Mills on Wellington Mornings he supports the decision. 

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