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Earthquake Commission

Ex-Governor-General and High Court Judge Silvia Cartwright to lead public inquiry with 'all the powers of a Royal Commission' into the Earthquake Commission
13th Nov 18, 10:46am
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Ex-Governor-General and High Court Judge Silvia Cartwright to lead public inquiry with 'all the powers of a Royal Commission' into the Earthquake Commission
Treasury warns the level of under-insurance in the wake of the shift to sum-insured for houses is a "real issue", but doesn't believe the Govt will be called upon to fill the gaps
11th May 16, 10:11am
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Treasury warns the level of under-insurance in the wake of the shift to sum-insured for houses is a "real issue", but doesn't believe the Govt will be called upon to fill the gaps
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker, EQC & the Insurance Council give their advice to Cantabrians following Sunday's earthquake
15th Feb 16, 10:23am
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker, EQC & the Insurance Council give their advice to Cantabrians following Sunday's earthquake
S&P warns global inequality is set to increase as more climate change-induced natural disasters will see poorer countries, with less insurance cover, become more vulnerable to credit rating downgrades
21st Sep 15, 5:00am
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S&P warns global inequality is set to increase as more climate change-induced natural disasters will see poorer countries, with less insurance cover, become more vulnerable to credit rating downgrades
Canterbury rebuild to stop buffering the economy as reconstruction reaches its peak; homes almost all rebuilt/repaired, non-residential reconstruction growth subdued
17th Jul 15, 12:17pm
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Canterbury rebuild to stop buffering the economy as reconstruction reaches its peak; homes almost all rebuilt/repaired, non-residential reconstruction growth subdued
EQC imposes deadline on home repairs to move forward with complex claims
10th Apr 15, 5:11pm
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EQC imposes deadline on home repairs to move forward with complex claims
Westpac warns the Canterbury rebuild is reaching its peak, with construction set to tail off soon
10th Apr 15, 1:14pm
Westpac warns the Canterbury rebuild is reaching its peak, with construction set to tail off soon
IAG trying to speed up Canterbury quake claim settlements by dumping customers from its repair/rebuild programme and cash settling
20th Mar 15, 12:36pm
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IAG trying to speed up Canterbury quake claim settlements by dumping customers from its repair/rebuild programme and cash settling
Reconstruction underway on just 7 of 154 'complex' multi-unit Canterbury buildings 4 years after biggest earthquake
24th Feb 15, 11:45am
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Reconstruction underway on just 7 of 154 'complex' multi-unit Canterbury buildings 4 years after biggest earthquake
Lloyd's of London backs EQC as insurers take aim at it, feels the pinch globally from low interest rates
17th Feb 15, 8:30am
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Lloyd's of London backs EQC as insurers take aim at it, feels the pinch globally from low interest rates
Forty-three percent of 'over cap' personal Canterbury earthquake insurance claims remain unsettled as new claims continue to roll in
16th Feb 15, 5:02am
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Forty-three percent of 'over cap' personal Canterbury earthquake insurance claims remain unsettled as new claims continue to roll in
Overdue EQC review sparks uncertainty among re-insurers
5th Feb 15, 7:30am
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Overdue EQC review sparks uncertainty among re-insurers
EQC at 70, a great asset for New Zealand or an aggressive muddler?
29th Jan 15, 2:17pm
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EQC at 70, a great asset for New Zealand or an aggressive muddler?
Government will give 20 years for earthquake strengthening - five years more than originally proposed
7th Aug 13, 1:37pm
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Government will give 20 years for earthquake strengthening - five years more than originally proposed
Andrew Hooker looks at the perils of taking a cash settlement for earthquake related damage and warns homeowners to think twice before signing on the dotted line.
6th Jun 12, 9:20am
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Andrew Hooker looks at the perils of taking a cash settlement for earthquake related damage and warns homeowners to think twice before signing on the dotted line.
Janine Starks on the colour-coded land claim nightmare that is Christchurch. Your experience?
24th May 12, 8:49am
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Janine Starks on the colour-coded land claim nightmare that is Christchurch. Your experience?
EQC managing Christchurch post-quake construction inflation through contract with Fletcher Building, chairman says
7th Mar 12, 12:13pm
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EQC managing Christchurch post-quake construction inflation through contract with Fletcher Building, chairman says
Janine Starks looks at the various shades of grey in a green-blue zoning conundrum and sees nothing but red-tape and trouble.
15th Feb 12, 9:06am
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Janine Starks looks at the various shades of grey in a green-blue zoning conundrum and sees nothing but red-tape and trouble.
Opinion: Janine Starks takes a frank look at the cost risk of rebuilding in Christchurch and wonders whether skipping town might be the best way to preserve equity
2nd Feb 12, 2:08pm
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Opinion: Janine Starks takes a frank look at the cost risk of rebuilding in Christchurch and wonders whether skipping town might be the best way to preserve equity
BusinessDesk: NZ government’s investment units shed $2.1 bln in 3Q during global slump in stock markets
11th Jan 12, 1:00pm
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BusinessDesk: NZ government’s investment units shed $2.1 bln in 3Q during global slump in stock markets
Janine Starks reviews a Red Zone riddle; two houses, same street, identical specs and similar damage but a gaping $200k difference between insurers.
2nd Nov 11, 10:49am
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Janine Starks reviews a Red Zone riddle; two houses, same street, identical specs and similar damage but a gaping $200k difference between insurers.
ANZ says the govt is likely to increase planned debt sales in PREFU to cover NZ$4 bln EQC blowout
12th Oct 11, 3:38pm
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ANZ says the govt is likely to increase planned debt sales in PREFU to cover NZ$4 bln EQC blowout
Compulsory Earthquake Commission levy to treble from February in move to rebuild National Disaster Fund after Christchurch quakes
11th Oct 11, 12:07pm
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Compulsory Earthquake Commission levy to treble from February in move to rebuild National Disaster Fund after Christchurch quakes
Janine Starks takes a closer look at red zone buy out offers, the financial fish-hooks and the value proposition that will make or break the deal for homeowners.
3rd Oct 11, 2:45pm
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Janine Starks takes a closer look at red zone buy out offers, the financial fish-hooks and the value proposition that will make or break the deal for homeowners.
Earthquake Commission releases figures on staffing costs; Says Christchurch quakes pushed employee numbers to 1,000 from just 22
8th Sep 11, 12:13pm
by Amanda Morrall
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Earthquake Commission releases figures on staffing costs; Says Christchurch quakes pushed employee numbers to 1,000 from just 22