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The Earthquake Commission knew David Seymour was the new Minister responsible for EQC and Southern Response but Seymour's office thought it was someone else
2nd Feb 24, 3:54pm
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The Earthquake Commission knew David Seymour was the new Minister responsible for EQC and Southern Response but Seymour's office thought it was someone else
Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
1st Feb 24, 3:59pm
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Treasury releases its briefing to incoming ministers but with minimal information or policy advice
Auckland University's Martin Brook on how this year's extreme weather shows we need a more holistic storm preparation and response approach
25th Jun 23, 6:10am
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Auckland University's Martin Brook on how this year's extreme weather shows we need a more holistic storm preparation and response approach
Landslides and law: Cyclone Gabrielle raises serious questions about where we’ve been allowed to build
22nd Feb 23, 10:58am
by Guest
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Landslides and law: Cyclone Gabrielle raises serious questions about where we’ve been allowed to build
David Hall explains the need for, and possibilities for, climate adaptation finance as people in the upper North Island clean up
3rd Feb 23, 7:30am
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David Hall explains the need for, and possibilities for, climate adaptation finance as people in the upper North Island clean up
Government lays out its climate change adaptation plan, with data to be key, and legislation covering managed retreat from high risk areas coming
3rd Aug 22, 11:02am
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Government lays out its climate change adaptation plan, with data to be key, and legislation covering managed retreat from high risk areas coming
With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties?
3rd May 22, 8:48am
by Guest
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With seas rising and storms surging, who will pay for New Zealand’s most vulnerable coastal properties?
Tower customers can expect premium changes, as the insurer uses more detailed modelling to price flood risk
10th Nov 21, 5:00am
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Tower customers can expect premium changes, as the insurer uses more detailed modelling to price flood risk
A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
3rd Oct 21, 6:00am
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A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
30th Sep 21, 5:00pm
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Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
24th May 21, 4:41pm
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
24th Nov 20, 3:21pm
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Both IAG and Tower have followed Suncorp in reaching the end of long-running disputes with the Earthquake Commission (EQC) relating to the apportioning of costs between the state and private insurers relating to the Canterbury earthquakes
Private insurers finally get their way, as EQC enables them to handle claims on its behalf; Public Inquiry was inconclusive on the matter
2nd Nov 20, 6:49pm
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Private insurers finally get their way, as EQC enables them to handle claims on its behalf; Public Inquiry was inconclusive on the matter
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
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Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
31st Aug 20, 12:49pm
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Govt accepts Public Inquiry recommendation to consider increasing the EQC cap so more risk falls with the state insurer rather than private insurers in the event of a disaster
Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
9th Apr 20, 10:31am
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Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
A look at the 'broken' system that's seen the RBNZ force Tower to find more capital, as insurers continue to chase EQC for hundreds of millions of dollars 9 years after the Canterbury quakes 
21st Nov 19, 1:13pm
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A look at the 'broken' system that's seen the RBNZ force Tower to find more capital, as insurers continue to chase EQC for hundreds of millions of dollars 9 years after the Canterbury quakes 
General insurers told to be more open-booked with their pricing and to self-review on conduct and culture; RBNZ Governor says it's too early to say whether insurance capital changes will 'lead to the kind of uplift we have proposed for bank capital'
5th Nov 19, 1:18pm
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General insurers told to be more open-booked with their pricing and to self-review on conduct and culture; RBNZ Governor says it's too early to say whether insurance capital changes will 'lead to the kind of uplift we have proposed for bank capital'
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
18th May 19, 9:31am
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Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
Low-risk home, car and contents policyholders to stop subsidising high-risk customers as IAG ups the ante on risk-based pricing; Company denies move is a money grab
29th Apr 19, 4:03pm
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Low-risk home, car and contents policyholders to stop subsidising high-risk customers as IAG ups the ante on risk-based pricing; Company denies move is a money grab
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi tells insurers to communicate price and policy changes more clearly, but won't force them to ensure insurance remains accessible 
12th Mar 19, 2:59pm
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Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi tells insurers to communicate price and policy changes more clearly, but won't force them to ensure insurance remains accessible 
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
Impact statement on Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill reveals the Ministry of Justice did not consult with any external parties as a result of time pressure from the Government
9th Aug 18, 7:30am
by Jason Walls
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Impact statement on Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill reveals the Ministry of Justice did not consult with any external parties as a result of time pressure from the Government
Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
by Guest
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Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
by Guest
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Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes