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EQC making strong progress in settling Kaikoura claims

Monday, 6 November 2017, 2:57 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has now settled close to two thirds of all residential building claims that have been lodged following last year’s Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 7:00 pm | Earthquake Commission

Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms Over a thousand school children from across New Zealand have been taking part in a virtual field trip to Hawkes Bay this week. More >>

EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

Friday, 22 September 2017, 4:00 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has cleared silt and debris for 251 properties in Edgecumbe which is 92 per cent of all claims it received following the April 2017 flood. General Manager Customer and Claims, Trish Keith, says that EQC’s response to the Edgecumbe ... More >>

EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3:52 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has welcomed the recent decision by the Christchurch High Court which found that EQC had correctly assessed the damage that Xaioming He’s dwelling incurred in the Canterbury earthquakes. General Manager Internal Partners, ... More >>

Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal?

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 2:51 pm | Earthquake Commission

Until recently, each earthquake was expected to mainly take place on an individual fault. However research led by University of Canterbury Professor Andy Nicol, and funded by the Earthquake Commission (EQC), is giving a better understanding of the ... More >>

Still time to lodge EQC claims for land damage from floods

Monday, 19 June 2017, 11:11 am | Earthquake Commission

Customers whose land suffered damage from landslips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission. More >>

EQC: Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready?

Friday, 2 June 2017, 2:47 pm | Earthquake Commission

Foundations are the primary connection of your house to the ground and ensuring they are strong will help keep you and those inside safe in an earthquake. More >>

Still time to lodge EQC claims for flood event

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:04 am | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission is reminding customers whose land suffered damage from landslips or flooding during the storms in March this year that they still have time to lodge a claim. More >>

Call for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

Friday, 21 April 2017, 12:33 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission’s Biennial Research Funding Programme is now open for applications. More >>

New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

Friday, 7 April 2017, 3:08 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission is funding research to improve the understanding of known and potential faults in the Hauraki Rift; a geological area running through the Auckland and Waikato regions including the Hauraki Gulf, Firth of Thames and Hauraki Plains. ... More >>

EQC claim information following North Island floods

Monday, 13 March 2017, 5:01 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission is advising homeowners whose properties suffered damage from landslips or flooding, during the recent storms, that they have three months to lodge a claim. More >>

Three months to lodge EQC claims from today’s earthquakes

Monday, 14 November 2016, 12:22 pm | Earthquake Commission

People who have suffered damage to their home, land or contents from the earthquakes overnight have three months to lodge their claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC). More >>

$495 million to settle Canterbury claims in past year

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:12 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission paid out nearly half a billion dollars to settle claims in Canterbury in the financial year to 30 June 2016, its annual report released today shows. More >>

EQC Chief Executive Ian Simpson leaving for new role

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10:38 am | Earthquake Commission

Earthquake Commission Chairman Sir Maarten Wevers announced today that Chief Executive Ian Simpson would leave the organisation at the end of the year to take up the role of Chief Executive at GNS Science in 2017. More >>

People have three months to lodge EQC claims

Friday, 2 September 2016, 10:42 am | Earthquake Commission

People who have suffered damage to their home, land or contents from today’s earthquakes off the North Island’s east coast have three months to lodge their claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC). More >>

Nearly 500 claims follow latest Canterbury earthquakes

Monday, 15 February 2016, 4:11 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has received 496 claims in the 24 hours following yesterday’s magnitude 5.7 earthquake in Canterbury, EQC chief executive Ian Simpson says. More >>

People have three months to lodge EQC claims from earthquake

Monday, 15 February 2016, 9:17 am | Earthquake Commission

People who have suffered damage to their home, land or contents from yesterday's earthquakes in Canterbury have three months to lodge their claim with the Earthquake Commission (EQC). More >>

EQC and Civil Defence call for quake readiness

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 3:29 pm | Earthquake Commission

EQC and Civil Defence are joining forces in the lead-up to the anniversary of the February 22 earthquake with a press and internet campaign urging people to protect what is most valuable to them – people and homes. More >>

International reinsurers sign up to EQC

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 10:17 am | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has concluded its 2013 reinsurance negotiations with full placement of its $3.25 billion cover programme at rates similar to last year’s. More >>

Fact sheet: EQC privacy breach

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 4:06 pm | Earthquake Commission

In recent days, there has been a lot of discussion, in media and elsewhere about EQC’s breach of customer privacy. EQC has taken the breaches very seriously and has provided as much information as it could. We hope the following information is ... More >>

 

 

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