Canterbury earthquakes

18th Feb 17, 7:30am
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to explore whether it is Tower or NZ's insurance system that is 'broken'
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to explore whether it is Tower or NZ's insurance system that is 'broken'
18th Feb 17, 7:30am
13th 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
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
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
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9th 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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Tower shares in trading halt ahead of 'announcement'; Reports the insurer has received a take-private proposal from Fairfax Financial Holdings
9th Feb 17, 11:26am
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6th 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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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
6th Feb 17, 7:37am
28th 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
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
28th Jan 17, 8:21am
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26th 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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IAG and Tower demand EQC coughs up the cash, having allegedly short-changed thousands of Canterbury quake claimants with land damage
26th Jan 17, 1:32pm
25th 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
EQC responds to accusations it blacklisted a vulnerable quake victim after wrongly accusing her of lying to get a free heat pump
25th Jan 17, 10:10am
24th Jan 17, 4:16pm
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
Insurers expected to cover 60% of Kaikoura quake losses; climate change expected to keep escalating risk of natural disasters
24th Jan 17, 4:16pm
11th Jan 17, 4:29pm
EQC's 'unaccountable actions' see Christchurch woman 'wrongly' accused of fraud and left uninsurable, says Andrew Hooker
EQC's 'unaccountable actions' see Christchurch woman 'wrongly' accused of fraud and left uninsurable, says Andrew Hooker
11th Jan 17, 4:29pm
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13th 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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Agreement reached to see private insurers receive, assess and settle Kaikoura quake claims on behalf of EQC
13th Dec 16, 2:40pm
12th Dec 16, 10:00am
Judge orders Tower to pay quake claimant more than 4 times settlement offer; Finds insurer guilty of withholding information
Judge orders Tower to pay quake claimant more than 4 times settlement offer; Finds insurer guilty of withholding information
12th Dec 16, 10:00am
6th Dec 16, 3:05pm
Supreme Court backs Vero in landmark property damage case; Rules you can't reopen an insurance claim once it has been settled
Supreme Court backs Vero in landmark property damage case; Rules you can't reopen an insurance claim once it has been settled
6th Dec 16, 3:05pm
6th 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'
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'
6th Dec 16, 10:02am
6th 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'
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'
6th Dec 16, 5:02am
2nd Dec 16, 12:02pm
IAG's chief risk officer believes Wellingtonians will soon stop being subsidised by insurance policyholders in other parts of the country for living in a quake hotspot
IAG's chief risk officer believes Wellingtonians will soon stop being subsidised by insurance policyholders in other parts of the country for living in a quake hotspot
2nd Dec 16, 12:02pm
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29th 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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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
29th Nov 16, 9:51am
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15th Nov 16, 12:51pm
Tower confident it has enough reinsurance so the North Canterbury quakes won't set it back more than $7.2m; Share price falls as its investors wary 2010/11 quake hangover remains
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Tower confident it has enough reinsurance so the North Canterbury quakes won't set it back more than $7.2m; Share price falls as its investors wary 2010/11 quake hangover remains
15th Nov 16, 12:51pm
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3rd Nov 16, 8:31am
IAG NZ buys $900 million of extra reinsurance as its Canterbury earthquake bill keeps growing
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IAG NZ buys $900 million of extra reinsurance as its Canterbury earthquake bill keeps growing
3rd Nov 16, 8:31am
31st Oct 16, 9:08am
NZ economy vulnerable to risk of reinsurers charging insurers a premium for uncertainty caused by delayed EQC Act review
NZ economy vulnerable to risk of reinsurers charging insurers a premium for uncertainty caused by delayed EQC Act review
31st Oct 16, 9:08am
19th Oct 16, 10:29am
QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
19th Oct 16, 10:29am

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