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Published Tuesday 7 Jun 2022

Following the announcement that a seismic assessment of the Heretaunga building at Hutt Hospital shows that it is earthquake-prone under the law, Hutt Valley DHB has released a range of supporting documents via its website.

The decision to take a precautionary approach and relocate services from the Heretaunga building, to allow for work to bring the building up to acceptable levels, was supported by a range of expert advice.

The following is now publicly available at

  • The Hutt Valley DHB Board Paper and Resolution 13 May 2022
  • Technical advice as at 13 May 2022
  • Hutt Valley DHB Board Paper and Resolutions 2 June 2022

The finalised Detailed Seismic Assessment and peer review are expected in the coming weeks and will be published when available.

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