Law & Regulation

Christchurch hospital construction firms in payments dispute

Victoria Young
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Christchurch hospital is one of NZ's biggest ever medical facility builds
Victoria Young
Mon, 01 Mar 2021
A subcontractor has lost a suit against the lead contractor for Christchurch Hospital’s acute services building — a $483 million project billed as New Zealand’s most expensive medical building and the single biggest government contract in the Canterbury rebuild. CPB Contractors was the head contractor on the project and had subcontracted the electrical works — a $49 million job — to Christchurch-based KME Services NZ.According to a judgment dated February 18, CPB had exercised its rights under the contract to...

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