This follows allegations Hall, an engineering technologist, completed and signed documents using others’ identities and credentials without their permission. The documents include producer statements, which provide assurance to councils that a design meets Building Code and consenting requirements when signed by a Chartered Professional Engineer.

Engineering New Zealand is actively working with a number of affected councils to help them provide certainty to owners in their communities. We’re also working with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and assisting the NZ Police with their investigations.

This page will be updated regularly with new information for:

  • engineers, councils and architects
  • owners of impacted buildings
  • the public

Media releases

Engineering New Zealand press releases are listed below.

See Public information for further media coverage.

Public information
We are providing the public with information about how we are working with councils to help owners with impacted buildings in their communities.

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For engineers, councils and architects
Information and guidance for engineers, councils and architects involved in the review of consented designs.

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For owners
Our goal is to help councils provide certainty for owners as soon as we can. Find out more if you own an impacted property.

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If you need an engineering job done but you’re not sure who to contact, you can browse our database of highly qualified engineers.

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