EQC

13 Sep 17, 7:31am
With a strong economy, modest insurance premium increases, and the EQC Act review set to benefit insurers, S&P says quakes and cyclones aren't deterring reinsurers from the NZ market
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11 Sep 17, 11:31am
Insurance lawyer takes aim at Insurance Council for shooting down Labour's proposal to form a Canterbury quake tribunal
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29 Aug 17, 5:06pm
Insurance brokers say higher EQC and fire service levies, as well as a changing market post-Kaikoura, could see the cost of insuring some buildings increase by more than 50%
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26 Jun 17, 3:27pm
EQC Act reform to see private insurers receive claims on behalf of EQC; Private insurers urge Government to go all the way and let them assess and settle claims too
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22 Jun 17, 11:26am
First NZ Capital suggests a 10% to 20% increase in homeowners' insurance premiums next year will spur them to shop around
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13 Jun 17, 2:29pm
Andrew Hooker retells a horror story of how new Christchurch homeowners were left $200k out of pocket due to EQC errors made after the 2010/11 earthquakes & argues for a commission of enquiry
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25 May 17, 3:28pm
EQC levy to be bumped up 33%; Hike for insured homeowners comes further to 39% fire service levy increase; Decision on EQC Act Review on the way 
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25 May 17, 2:21pm
Terry Baucher says nearly everyone gets something in Steven Joyce's election year Budget, but he's surprised the threshold for the top tax rate of 33% remains unchanged at $70,000
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29 Apr 17, 6:02am
EQC levies may be affected by changes to disaster fund set to be announced after drawn-out review, Joyce says; Flags changes to reinsurance excess, operational detail
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18 Feb 17, 7:30am
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to explore whether it is Tower or NZ's insurance system that is 'broken'
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13 Feb 17, 12:19pm
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
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9 Feb 17, 11:26am
Tower shares in trading halt ahead of 'announcement'; Reports the insurer has received a take-private proposal from Fairfax Financial Holdings
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6 Feb 17, 7:37am
A court document reveals Tower has $6 million at stake in its legal battle with EQC over land damage; Question marks remain over why there are still $51 million of EQC recoveries in dispute
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28 Jan 17, 8:21am
How EQC has avoided being stung by rising land values; Cameron Preston has the back story to the legal action IAG and Tower have launched against EQC
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26 Jan 17, 1:32pm
IAG and Tower demand EQC coughs up the cash, having allegedly short-changed thousands of Canterbury quake claimants with land damage
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25 Jan 17, 10:10am
EQC responds to accusations it blacklisted a vulnerable quake victim after wrongly accusing her of lying to get a free heat pump
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11 Jan 17, 4:29pm
EQC's 'unaccountable actions' see Christchurch woman 'wrongly' accused of fraud and left uninsurable, says Andrew Hooker
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13 Dec 16, 2:40pm
Agreement reached to see private insurers receive, assess and settle Kaikoura quake claims on behalf of EQC
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6 Dec 16, 10:02am
Government confirms it has not been approached by Tower as the insurer seeks capital to ring-fence its quake-related business; Forsyth Barr expects Tower to sell 'RunOff Co'
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6 Dec 16, 5:02am
Insurance lawyer bites back at Tower chairman for slagging the litigation industry, he claims 'sprung up to agitate disenfranchised customers to demand not just fair resolution, but a windfall'
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