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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 >>

EQC privacy breach: media fact sheet

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 4:44 pm | Earthquake Commission

The breach affects the 83,000 customers with homes with damage between $15,000 and $100,000 that will be in the Canterbury Home Repair Programme. It does not affect EQC customers who have or will be cash settled. It does not affect EQC customers ... More >>

EQC reaffirms zero tolerance for fraud

Friday, 22 March 2013, 3:04 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has a zero tolerance policy for fraud, Bruce Emson, General Manager Customer Services said today. “Since February 2011 our Investigations Unit has looked into 880 cases where there were irregularities,” he said. More >>

EQC privacy breach

Friday, 22 March 2013, 3:02 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission has confirmed a serious privacy breach at the organisation. More >>

EQC establishes independent mediation scheme

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 10:22 am | Earthquake Commission

Earthquake Commission customers will have access to an independent mediation service under an agreement just signed with the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ). More >>

TC3 Drilling Underway In Eastern Suburbs

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 9:09 am | Earthquake Commission

EQC has commenced drilling on properties in the residential Green Zone Technical Category 3, with investigative work on the first properties taking place in North New Brighton this week. More >>

EQC payments in Canterbury top $3 billion

Monday, 2 April 2012, 10:22 am | Earthquake Commission

EQC’s total payments made to customers from the earthquakes in Canterbury have topped the $3 billion mark, making it one of the costliest natural disasters in history. More >>

Geotechnical work on TC3 properties to start in March

Friday, 3 February 2012, 3:58 pm | Earthquake Commission

Technical assessments will begin for the 8000 – 10,000 Christchurch Green Zone homes in Technical Category 3 (or blue/green) with foundation damage in the next six to eight weeks, the Earthquake Commission says. More >>

EQC to conduct joint assessments with insurance companies

Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 9:17 am | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission will be joining forces with insurance companies from mid-January 2012 to speed up remaining assessments. More >>

 

 

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