9 Nov 2011

Questions over measure used to judge quake resistence

From Morning Report, 8:23 am on 9 November 2011

The Royal Commission into the Canterbury Earthquakes has heard evidence questioning the measure used to judge how resistant a building is to earthquake damage. It's come on the second day of hearings into why unreinforced masonry buildings collapsed in Christchurch during the February 22nd earthquake, killing 40 people.