Canterbury earthquakes

14th Sep 16, 11:47am
Tower upsets a reinsurer by allegedly catching it 'off-guard' in its haste to secure desperately needed cash
Tower upsets a reinsurer by allegedly catching it 'off-guard' in its haste to secure desperately needed cash
14th Sep 16, 11:47am
12th Sep 16, 5:02am
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Cameron Preston weighs up how the government, insurance companies and homeowners have fared in the Canterbury rebuild boxing ring
Cameron Preston weighs up how the government, insurance companies and homeowners have fared in the Canterbury rebuild boxing ring
12th Sep 16, 5:02am
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8th Sep 16, 11:51am
Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
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Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
8th Sep 16, 11:51am
7th Sep 16, 9:02am
How the Canterbury earthquakes have seen our largest general insurer reduce its tax bill in NZ through its company in tax-friendly Singapore
How the Canterbury earthquakes have seen our largest general insurer reduce its tax bill in NZ through its company in tax-friendly Singapore
7th Sep 16, 9:02am
1st Sep 16, 7:47am
Christchurch architect takes Tower to court over offer to winch four-storey earthquake-damaged house uphill, rather than pay $2m to rebuild it
Christchurch architect takes Tower to court over offer to winch four-storey earthquake-damaged house uphill, rather than pay $2m to rebuild it
1st Sep 16, 7:47am
26th Aug 16, 5:05am
Insurers deny Labour Party claims a scrapped Government guide on cash settlements would have helped Cantabs get higher settlements ​
Insurers deny Labour Party claims a scrapped Government guide on cash settlements would have helped Cantabs get higher settlements ​
26th Aug 16, 5:05am
5th Aug 16, 3:29pm
Suncorp still has reinsurance available to cover its February 2011 Canterbury earthquake costs, unlike its competitors
Suncorp still has reinsurance available to cover its February 2011 Canterbury earthquake costs, unlike its competitors
5th Aug 16, 3:29pm
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26th Jul 16, 4:12pm
Government throws another $250m at Southern Response without calling anyone to account for what's likely to be NZ's largest bailout, costing taxpayers much more than expected
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Government throws another $250m at Southern Response without calling anyone to account for what's likely to be NZ's largest bailout, costing taxpayers much more than expected
26th Jul 16, 4:12pm
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26th Jul 16, 9:48am
The Medical Insurance Society calls on cash from its parent, as it exhausts reinsurance cover for the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, and is left to foot nearly a quarter of the bill on its own
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The Medical Insurance Society calls on cash from its parent, as it exhausts reinsurance cover for the February 2011 Canterbury earthquake, and is left to foot nearly a quarter of the bill on its own
26th Jul 16, 9:48am
22nd Jul 16, 5:03am
Insurance Council on why it's taking so long for quake claims to be settled; highlights inaccuracies in govt data on the matter
Insurance Council on why it's taking so long for quake claims to be settled; highlights inaccuracies in govt data on the matter
22nd Jul 16, 5:03am
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19th Jul 16, 9:43am
Tower's CFO resigns; Ratings agency red flags concerns over the company's 'financial profile deteriorating' as its reinsurance for the Feb 2011 Canterbury quake runs dry and it's left to fend for itself
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Tower's CFO resigns; Ratings agency red flags concerns over the company's 'financial profile deteriorating' as its reinsurance for the Feb 2011 Canterbury quake runs dry and it's left to fend for itself
19th Jul 16, 9:43am
18th Jul 16, 9:04am
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Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to see what's in it for insurers to delay settling Canterbury earthquake claims
Cameron Preston crunches the numbers to see what's in it for insurers to delay settling Canterbury earthquake claims
18th Jul 16, 9:04am
25th May 16, 10:24am
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Cam Preston argues insurers are running out of steam in the Canterbury rebuild/repair marathon, with AMI set to be the largest taxpayer bailout in NZ history
Cam Preston argues insurers are running out of steam in the Canterbury rebuild/repair marathon, with AMI set to be the largest taxpayer bailout in NZ history
25th May 16, 10:24am
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24th May 16, 1:44pm
Tower receives 155 new Canterbury quake claims from EQC in six months to March; increases quake provisions by $2.9m; widens loss to $8.7m
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Tower receives 155 new Canterbury quake claims from EQC in six months to March; increases quake provisions by $2.9m; widens loss to $8.7m
24th May 16, 1:44pm
23rd May 16, 10:31am
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Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
23rd May 16, 10:31am
17th May 16, 11:51am
Insurance lawyer argues the brute force of litigation is what's necessary to get insurers to play ball settling the remaining outstanding Canterbury quake claims
Insurance lawyer argues the brute force of litigation is what's necessary to get insurers to play ball settling the remaining outstanding Canterbury quake claims
17th May 16, 11:51am
11th May 16, 10:11am
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
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
3rd May 16, 11:41am
Andrew Hooker's take on the landmark court ruling that EQC must repair to a 'when new' standard
Andrew Hooker's take on the landmark court ruling that EQC must repair to a 'when new' standard
3rd May 16, 11:41am
31st Mar 16, 5:03am
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Cam Preston accuses the Government of managing the country's finances according to magician's theory
Cam Preston accuses the Government of managing the country's finances according to magician's theory
31st Mar 16, 5:03am
25th Feb 16, 12:29pm
Cantabrian property owners' bid to take fight against Southern Response to Court fails as their issues are deemed too different to be united in a class action
Cantabrian property owners' bid to take fight against Southern Response to Court fails as their issues are deemed too different to be united in a class action
25th Feb 16, 12:29pm

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