Gerry Brownlee

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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25 Jul 17, 1:12pm
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says NZ at or near top of free trade negotiation list; Says no one can be worse off when asked about stance of Welsh sheep farmers; Also on NZers' access to UK, Brexit & Tory leadership
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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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27 May 17, 9:45am
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Foreign Affairs
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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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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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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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29 Nov 16, 9:51am
Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
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15 Nov 16, 1:06pm
Key says main road and rail route from Picton to Christchurch may need realignment or re-routing in long term at huge cost; English highlights damage to main transport links and says Govt finances can handle repair costs
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14 Nov 16, 6:31am
7.5 earthquake near Hanmer at 12.02 am damages Kaikoura; felt strongly in Wellington; reports of damage in Wellington buildings; Tsunami warning downgraded
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30 Sep 16, 11:02am
Gabriel Makhlouf 'relaxed' about Ministers disregarding Treasury's advice to make 'political decisions'; Sees the Government as 'very attuned' to Treasury
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26 Aug 16, 5:05am
Insurers deny Labour Party claims a scrapped Government guide on cash settlements would have helped Cantabs get higher settlements ​
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8 Apr 16, 6:06am
Treasury voices anxiety over the way CERA is handing over the management of Christchurch's major rebuild projects to other entities
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26 Oct 15, 6:02am
Bank lobbyists air concerns about risk of underinsurance for banks & home owners stemming from proposed EQC changes
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18 Aug 15, 3:37pm
Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
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6 Jul 15, 1:17pm
Govt proposing to double the amount it'll contribute towards paying for homes damaged by natural disasters, but scrap EQC contents cover and some land cover
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5 Feb 15, 7:30am
Overdue EQC review sparks uncertainty among re-insurers
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29 Jan 15, 2:17pm
EQC at 70, a great asset for New Zealand or an aggressive muddler?
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4 Sep 14, 5:05pm
National promises to spend up to NZ$210 mln to extend UFB to extra 5% of population; Key and Cunliffe debate CGT; Rawshark's latest Whaledump
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