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EQC Media Statement On Tower

Monday, 30 March 2020, 2:28 pm | Earthquake Commission

EQC Chief Executive Sid Miller confirmed that EQC was aware that Tower is filing proceedings, seeking $80m from EQC. “We have been working bi-laterally with each of the major insurers, including Tower, and their experts on the matter for some ... More >>

EQC Claims Process Continues In Lockdown Phase

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:08 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission will continue to process claims for damage caused by natural disasters, including reopened Canterbury claims, despite its offices having to shut down. In response to the Government directives on March 23, all EQC staff are now ... More >>

EQC Responds To On-sold Policy Feedback

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 2:20 pm | Earthquake Commission

Owners of on-sold homes still have just under six months to register their interest in receiving an ex-gratia payment to repair earthquake damage to their homes. EQC is encouraging homeowners of on-sold properties who think that they may be eligible, ... More >>

Renée Walker Resigns From EQC

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 4:54 pm | Earthquake Commission

Earthquake Commission Chief Executive Sid Miller this afternoon announced the resignation of Renée Walker, Deputy Chief Executive, Readiness & Recovery. Ms Walker will be leaving the organisation in May after a three-month transition period. "It ... More >>

Enhanced EQC claims management system kicks into gear

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 1:57 pm | Earthquake Commission

Enhanced EQC claims management system kicks into gear just in time for Kāpiti claims More >>

Hillside foundations get a shake-up in cutting edge testing

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2:32 pm | Earthquake Commission

New shake testing of house foundations aims to ensure homes built on slopes are better able to withstand future earthquakes. More >>

EQC gifts enduring resilience tool to the people of Chch

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 10:17 am | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) this week gifted the world’s largest local groundwater monitoring network to the people of Christchurch. More >>

Flood-affected homeowners encouraged to contact EQC

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 2:33 pm | Earthquake Commission

Homeowners whose properties have suffered damage from the storms and resulting flooding hitting the country in recent days should contact the Earthquake Commission for advice on lodging a claim. More >>

EQC funds $1 million of research to reduce disaster risk

Monday, 9 December 2019, 2:01 pm | Earthquake Commission

EQC has announced $1 million of funding for 16 research projects to help reduce the impact of natural hazards on New Zealanders’ homes, towns and cities. More >>

BOP earthquake reminder to make Kiwi homes safer & stronger

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:05 am | Earthquake Commission

We can’t predict when New Zealand’s next damaging earthquake will occur, but we can all take steps to prepare. More >>

EQC encourages homeowners to register interest

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:58 am | Earthquake Commission

Owners of on-sold homes still have 9 months to register their interest in receiving an ex-gratia payment to repair earthquake damage to their homes. More >>

EQC’s important year of reflection

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 11:18 am | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission’s Annual Report 2018-19 has been tabled in Parliament today. The Annual Report summarises progress being made on EQC’s mission “to reduce the impact on people and property when natural disasters occur.” More >>

New Zealand volcanologist joins international team

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:31 am | Earthquake Commission

Drone technology developed at the Victoria University of Wellington has helped improve our understanding of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. More >>

NZ volcanologist joins international team testing drone tech

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:45 am | Earthquake Commission

Drone technology developed at the Victoria University of Wellington has helped improve our understanding of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Volcanologist Dr Ian Schipper has just returned from an expedition with a group of international ... More >>

EQC-funded heavy-duty drones benefit scientists

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:09 am | Earthquake Commission

Heavy-duty drones and monitoring equipment developed with EQC funding by a Wellington research team is starting to have an impact far beyond New Zealand shores in tough volcanic conditions around the Pacific. More >>

EQC advice to homeowners affected by the Tūrangi earthquakes

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 12:39 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission is encouraging homeowners whose properties may have been damaged by last night’s Tūrangi earthquakes to get in contact about lodging a claim. More >>

New Zealanders keen for an earthquake early warning system

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 11:05 am | Earthquake Commission

New Zealanders have welcomed the idea of an early warning system for earthquakes so they can be mentally prepared, as well as drop, cover and hold in the moments before major shaking occurs. More >>

EQC and Shine Lawyers reach agreement with ‘test case’

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 12:03 pm | Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission and Shine Lawyers are delighted to announce that EQC has reached an agreement with the Gibling family, agreeing to cover the cost of repairs of remaining earthquake damage on their property. More >>

Students go on volcano field trip without leaving classroom

Monday, 19 August 2019, 1:42 pm | Earthquake Commission

Thousands of New Zealand students will this week be taking a peek into active volcanic craters without having to leave the safety of their classrooms. More >>

Students go on volcano field trip without leaving classroom

Monday, 19 August 2019, 12:55 pm | Earthquake Commission

Thousands of New Zealand students will this week be taking a peek into active volcanic craters without having to leave the safety of their classrooms. More >>

 

 

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