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Andrea Blackmore
Whanganui’s state homes are substandard

Check out Nelson Lebo’s opinion piece in the Wanganui Chronicle:

“In all probability, 100 per cent of all state houses in our city are “substandard”. If the current New Zealand building code minimum is “the standard”, then by definition anything not built to that level is “substandard”.

The bad news is that the NZ building code minimum standard would be considered by many nations as substandard in and of itself when it comes to warmth and energy performance. In other words, the code sets a low bar for insulation, windows and design.”

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