There has recently been media coverage relating to what will be the largest building defects claim ever made in New Zealand.
This relates to the St. Lukes Garden Apartments complex which consists of 285 units spread across is separate buildings. The complex was built before 2003 and 2011 with the external façade being constructed primarily of prefabricated concrete panels which are now cracking.
HOBANZ is acting as the owners’ representative and is coordinating all aspects of the remedial project and the associated litigation.
The following articles provide more details about this unfortunate situation.
Radio New Zealand: 'Kiwi dream' now a 'nightmare' for St Lukes apartment owners'
Radio New Zealand 'Auckland leaky homes claim highest ever'