Earthquake Resilience in Wellington

When:  Jun 20, 2017 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (NZST)
Associated with  New Zealand

How resilient is Wellington to the next earthquake? Our speakers cover the technical, regulatory and building stock aspects of this question.

Wellington EQ

Steve Maitland (Colliers International);
Derek Baxter (Wellington City Council);
David McGuigan (MBIE);
Arno Percival (Jacobs)

Date and Time     Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 5.15pm for 5.30pm start

RSVP                   By 5pm, Tuesday, 13th June 2017

Cost                     C
                             Free for CoreNet members and sponsors
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                             $60 for non-members
                             $30 for Young Leaders* non-members

                             * Click here for more information on Young Leaders.

Venue                   MBIE
                             15 Stout Street

Parking                Wilson Parking - Click here to find the closest parking.

Enquiries             Please email:
                             Adrian Tan
                             Phone: 027 457 8331


Steve Maitland
Colliers International

Steve Maitland is Associate Director of commercial leasing for Colliers in Wellington. He was educated at Massey and has over 25 years’ experience in the Wellington leasing market, as well as being a born and bred Wellingtonian. Steve has assisted many organisations to secure alternate premises as a result of the Kairkoura and Seddon earthquakes.

Derek Baxter

Wellington City Council

Derek Baxter is the building intelligence manager at Wellington City Council. Derek was educated in Canberra, and his career has spanned the defence and public service sectors as well as a secondment as a ministerial advisor in the building sector. Derek is uniquely placed having worked in the central and local government sectors of building regulation.

David McGuigan


David McGuigan is the acting chief engineer in the building system performance branch of MBIE. David is a qualified structural engineer, graduating from Canterbury University. He has an extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment surrounding building performance as well as an extensive private sector consulting engineering background.

Arno Percival


Arno Percival is principal structural design engineer at Jacobs. He was educated at Auckland University and has worked extensively in the private sector as a structural engineer including major infrastructure and building projects in the middle east.


15 Stout Street
St Marys Bay
Wellington, 6011
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Adrian Tan