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Christchurch earthquakes

Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
3rd May 20, 6:31am
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Raf Manji on the lessons from Christchurch for a COVID-19 world, and a lesson from Japan pointing the way to fixing local government funding and building infrastructure
Simon Papa & Ken Ng argue that by appealing a judgment against Southern Response, the Government risks undermining the push it and its agencies are making to improve bank and insurer conduct
20th Sep 19, 9:19am
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Simon Papa & Ken Ng argue that by appealing a judgment against Southern Response, the Government risks undermining the push it and its agencies are making to improve bank and insurer conduct
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
Any NZ inquiry into the conduct of the financial services sector will require a lengthy and deep probe into the insurance sector, Gareth Vaughan argues
15th May 18, 4:10pm
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Any NZ inquiry into the conduct of the financial services sector will require a lengthy and deep probe into the insurance sector, Gareth Vaughan argues
Rebecca Sellers puts the spotlight on the Government's long awaited review of insurance contract law
15th Mar 18, 9:55am
by Guest
Rebecca Sellers puts the spotlight on the Government's long awaited review of insurance contract law
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
29th Apr 17, 6:02am
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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
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker, EQC & the Insurance Council give their advice to Cantabrians following Sunday's earthquake
15th Feb 16, 10:23am
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker, EQC & the Insurance Council give their advice to Cantabrians following Sunday's earthquake
Around 1,000 staff from the country's big five banks set to return to Christchurch CBD over next 18 months or so
20th Jan 16, 4:02pm
Around 1,000 staff from the country's big five banks set to return to Christchurch CBD over next 18 months or so
Property syndicate suffers huge loss in value, investors to stump up with additional cash to fix problems
19th Jan 16, 9:44am
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Property syndicate suffers huge loss in value, investors to stump up with additional cash to fix problems
Statistics NZ figures confirm big jump in home insurance costs since 2011
28th Nov 15, 5:02am
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Statistics NZ figures confirm big jump in home insurance costs since 2011
Bank lobbyists air concerns about risk of underinsurance for banks & home owners stemming from proposed EQC changes
26th Oct 15, 6:02am
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Bank lobbyists air concerns about risk of underinsurance for banks & home owners stemming from proposed EQC changes
Canterbury earthquake insurance lessons yet to be put into practice, as people continue to be stumped by their insurers
24th Sep 15, 2:32pm
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Canterbury earthquake insurance lessons yet to be put into practice, as people continue to be stumped by their insurers
Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
18th Aug 15, 3:37pm
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Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
Westpac economist warns a plan-of-action is needed to manage the end of the Canterbury rebuild as thousands of jobs run their course
4th Aug 15, 5:21pm
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Westpac economist warns a plan-of-action is needed to manage the end of the Canterbury rebuild as thousands of jobs run their course
Insurers turn from reinsurers to customers & shareholders to plug holes in their post Christchurch earthquakes safety net
6th May 15, 9:44am
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Insurers turn from reinsurers to customers & shareholders to plug holes in their post Christchurch earthquakes safety net
EQC imposes deadline on home repairs to move forward with complex claims
10th Apr 15, 5:11pm
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EQC imposes deadline on home repairs to move forward with complex claims
Westpac warns the Canterbury rebuild is reaching its peak, with construction set to tail off soon
10th Apr 15, 1:14pm
Westpac warns the Canterbury rebuild is reaching its peak, with construction set to tail off soon
Monday's Top 10: Shamubeel Eaqub on US rate hikes, oil supply, Grexit not good for Germany, turning Japanese, the Basel disaster, Dilbert and more
23rd Feb 15, 10:05am
by Guest
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Monday's Top 10: Shamubeel Eaqub on US rate hikes, oil supply, Grexit not good for Germany, turning Japanese, the Basel disaster, Dilbert and more
Lloyd's of London backs EQC as insurers take aim at it, feels the pinch globally from low interest rates
17th Feb 15, 8:30am
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Lloyd's of London backs EQC as insurers take aim at it, feels the pinch globally from low interest rates
Market forces putting property owners under more pressure to quake strengthen than the law
10th Feb 15, 1:56pm
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Market forces putting property owners under more pressure to quake strengthen than the law
Insurers pleased the Government plans to recognise natural hazards in revamped RMA
23rd Jan 15, 9:51am
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Insurers pleased the Government plans to recognise natural hazards in revamped RMA
Christchurch's housing market is returning to normal as more homes are repaired, more new homes being built
16th Jan 15, 11:44am
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Christchurch's housing market is returning to normal as more homes are repaired, more new homes being built
Cameron Preston takes a look at Canterbury earthquake claims settlements and finds IAG and Southern Response apparently struggling
22nd Dec 14, 9:31am
by Guest
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Cameron Preston takes a look at Canterbury earthquake claims settlements and finds IAG and Southern Response apparently struggling
Woman at centre of Malaysian immunity mess calls for McCully to resign and criticises Key's sincerity; Labour to fund gifted student teachers; Your view?
10th Jul 14, 9:32am
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Woman at centre of Malaysian immunity mess calls for McCully to resign and criticises Key's sincerity; Labour to fund gifted student teachers; Your view?
Debate rages over income inequality and child poverty after MSD issues annual report; Labour wants Insurance Commissioner; Your view?
9th Jul 14, 4:19pm
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Debate rages over income inequality and child poverty after MSD issues annual report; Labour wants Insurance Commissioner; Your view?