Fire safety checklists exposed as forgeries in Christchurch

From Morning Report, 7:23 am on 31 January 2024

Fire safety checklists at several buildings, including schools, in Christchurch have been exposed as forgeries.

The case shows up the risks the system of building warrants of fitness can be gamed. But the council and courts have now caught up with the forger.

Phil Pennington spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.