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  Resilience of the built environment

BRANZ also invests Building Research Levy in work beyond the research programmes. This is part of BRANZ's commitment to maintaining a balanced portfolio of research investment and to maintaining investment in important research capability. See Investing in Research.

Preparing the Foundation for Risk-informed Fire Safety Design

C/VM2 has been an important milestone for performance-based fire safety design in New Zealand. C/VM2 describes a deterministic procedure for demonstrating Code compliance but it is not truly risk-informed.