Southland building owners ditch buildings on quake-prone list
A Southland town fears for the future of its main street as owners ditch their buildings rather than earthquake-strengthen them. RNZ has learned at least three two-storey buildings in the central Southland town of Winton have sold for less than $50,000 in the past two years. That's prompting calls for the government to reconsider the rules. RNZ Otago-Southland reporter Ian Telfer has the story.