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Congratulations to our Director Peter Bamford

Our congratulations are extended to Peter Bamford, Director CoveKinloch New Zealand, who has recently completed an 18 month journey to become a Chartered Building Surveyor with RICS. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is an international professio…

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Fire New Zealand Conference

A number of our Fire Engineers and Fire Evacuation Consultants recently attended and spoke at the national Fire New Zealand conference at Tauranga’s Baypark Stadium. This year’s theme centred around “The Evolution of Fire – Reflecting on the past and looking to the future” and…

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Our People – Wellington Photography Competition

Tracy McAra, our Senior Compliance Administrator from our Wellington office, recently entered a photography competition run by the Wellington Severe Weather Watch Group. There were over 100 entries in which she entered 3 photos. All 3 photos…

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Virtual Reality Demonstration

CoveKinloch New Zealand’s Auckland office hosted a virtual reality interactive demonstration to find out what it’s like to be placed in a real life fire-fighting scenario – virtually!

This event allowed staff, clients and visitors to learn how to use a fir…

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Focus on Buildings – June 2018

The team at CoveKinloch New Zealand Ltd welcome you to our June 2018 Focus on Buildings newsletter. In this month’s edition; Fire Evacuation Changes Released for 1 July 2018, “Occupancy Numbers” – Just what do they mean?, “Storage Racking Systems” – A building and fi…

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New Fire Evacuation Regulations – 1 July 2018

On 1 July 2018 the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Regulations 2018 will replace the existing Fire Safety and Evacuation of Buildings Regulations 2006. The new regulations will impact both owners and tenants of buildings; th…

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Storage Racking Systems – A building & fire compliance dilemma

Installing new racking systems, changing existing layouts to existing systems or undertaking vertical extensions can potentially affect a buildings’ compliance status.  It is possible that owners with unconsented new or altered storage systems ma…

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Occupancy Numbers on a Compliance Schedule – Just what do they mean?

For those dealing with BWoFs and Compliance Schedules (C/S) on a regular basis you will have noticed that some BWoFs include “Occupancy Numbers” and some do not. This information should be recorded on the buildings compliance schedule…

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Green Score Achieved! – SiteWise

CoveKinloch partakes in an annual Health & Safety Assessment carried out by Site Safe, whose aim is to build a safer construction industry for New Zealand. We are happy to announce CoveKinloch New Zealand has achieved SiteWise Green Status (75-100%) with SiteSafe. Obtaining green…

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Fire Engineering Services in Wellington – New Capacity

We are very pleased to confirm that Herman Fong has joined our Wellington Office in the role of Fire Engineer. Herman has 9 years fire engineering experience, is a member of Engineering NZ and holds a ME(Fire) from Canterbury Univ…

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