EQC Act

18th May 18, 7:12am
Insurers back Government's move to spend $8 million on tribunal to help settle the thousands of outstanding Canterbury earthquake claims
Insurers back Government's move to spend $8 million on tribunal to help settle the thousands of outstanding Canterbury earthquake claims
18th May 18, 7:12am
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20th Mar 18, 11:33am
The Government commits to increasing EQC cover for buildings, extending the timeframe claims can be made within and enabling more data sharing
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The Government commits to increasing EQC cover for buildings, extending the timeframe claims can be made within and enabling more data sharing
20th Mar 18, 11:33am
13th Sep 17, 7:31am
With a strong economy, modest insurance premium increases, and the EQC Act review set to benefit insurers, S&P says quakes and cyclones aren't deterring reinsurers from the NZ market
With a strong economy, modest insurance premium increases, and the EQC Act review set to benefit insurers, S&P says quakes and cyclones aren't deterring reinsurers from the NZ market
13th Sep 17, 7:31am
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26th 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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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
26th Jun 17, 3:27pm
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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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
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
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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
8th Nov 16, 9:07am
Lloyd's of London urges the Government to remove some uncertainties from the NZ insurance market by getting on with the EQC Act review and making data breach reporting mandatory
Lloyd's of London urges the Government to remove some uncertainties from the NZ insurance market by getting on with the EQC Act review and making data breach reporting mandatory
8th Nov 16, 9:07am
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
27th Oct 16, 7:36am
EQC Act review stalled by 'the complexity of the issues and ongoing engagement with insurance industry stakeholders', Treasury says
EQC Act review stalled by 'the complexity of the issues and ongoing engagement with insurance industry stakeholders', Treasury says
27th Oct 16, 7:36am
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
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
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6th 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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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
6th Jul 15, 1:17pm