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Southern ­Response aftershock

Southern ­Response aftershock

Sunday, 15 October 2017 10:50 a.m. by EQCFix

The NZ Herald is reporting that Southern ­Response, the Government-owned company settling AMI's earthquake claims, has kept information from customers. The article reports that in some cases the withholding of "hidden" DRA's has resulted in lower settlement payouts.

Kaikoura earthquake update 5

Kaikoura earthquake update 5

Friday, 13 October 2017 9:01 a.m. by GovtEQC

Lawyer Today Files Multiple Claims in the High Court Against EQC For Botched Repairs

Lawyer Today Files Multiple Claims in the High Court Against EQC For Botched Repairs

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:05 a.m. by EQCFix

That’s how Lawyer Andrew Hooker describes the issue of houses with failed EQC repairs, owned by people who did not own them at the time of the repairs.
 
Shine Lawyers have today filed in the High Court a number of separate claims against the Earthquake Commission on behalf of people who have purchased houses that they subsequently discovered, were not properly repaired by EQC. Mr Hooker says this is different to most of the cases that have been filed to date because those are brought ...

EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

Friday, 22 September 2017 4:54 p.m. by GovtEQC

Kaikoura earthquake update 4

Kaikoura earthquake update 4

Thursday, 14 September 2017 4:27 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case

EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case

Thursday, 14 September 2017 2:45 p.m. by GovtEQC

Aftershock: The debacle of shoddy Christchurch earthquake repairs

Aftershock: The debacle of shoddy Christchurch earthquake repairs

Sunday, 3 September 2017 1:48 p.m. by EQCFix

By Kurt Bayer, NZ Herald 

Limitation Act date – varies by claim

Limitation Act date – varies by claim

Friday, 1 September 2017 10:29 a.m. by GovtEQC

EQC’s position on Limitations Act

EQC’s position on Limitations Act

Friday, 1 September 2017 9:15 a.m. by GovtEQC

Eleventh hour change by IAG over Christchurch quake deadline

Eleventh hour change by IAG over Christchurch quake deadline

Thursday, 31 August 2017 6:20 p.m. by EQCFix

Hundreds of Christchurch residents with quake damaged homes could be caught out after IAG revealed it is going to apply a statute of limitations defence against future claims, starting from tomorrow. 

Important date looms for home owners with outstanding Christchurch earthquake claims

Important date looms for home owners with outstanding Christchurch earthquake claims

Monday, 28 August 2017 10:23 p.m. by EQCFix


Saturday August 21, 2017

Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal?

Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal?

Thursday, 3 August 2017 2:52 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQC update on Edgecumbe response

EQC update on Edgecumbe response

Thursday, 20 July 2017 5:04 p.m. by GovtEQC

The hell of being stuck in EQC limbo in a sleepout in winter with two young children

The hell of being stuck in EQC limbo in a sleepout in winter with two young children

Sunday, 9 July 2017 6:20 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

VICKI ANDERSON. Last updated 09:49, July 8 2017. Stuff.

Time running out for earthquake claimants to litigate against insurers: advisory service

Time running out for earthquake claimants to litigate against insurers: advisory service

Saturday, 8 July 2017 1:49 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

The Residential Advisory Service (Ras) is telling earthquake claimants to get in before it is too late. Some insurers can claim their Limitations Act defence against litigation as of September 4. A Ras spokesman said claimants still dealing with EQC should contact their private insurer if there was even a chance their claim could go over cap......

Government announces reforms to EQC Act

Government announces reforms to EQC Act

Monday, 26 June 2017 2:39 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Kaikoura earthquake update

Kaikoura earthquake update

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:28 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready?

Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready?

Friday, 2 June 2017 2:46 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC has acknowledged it got the repairs wrong, but wont help fix it

EQC has acknowledged it got the repairs wrong, but won't help fix it

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:09 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

The Press, June 1 2017

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:43 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch familys burnt and quake-hit home

EQC repair nightmare for Christchurch family's burnt and quake-hit home

Monday, 22 May 2017 1:44 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 22 2017

Christchurch couples earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Christchurch couple's earthquake repairs seemed fast, then started going wrong

Thursday, 18 May 2017 1:50 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 18 2017

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Repair nightmares: Can property buyers trust earthquake repair sign-offs?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 1:56 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 17 2017

April floods

April floods

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 3:07 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Repair nightmares: The six-week earthquake repair, five years later

Repair nightmares: The 'six-week' earthquake repair, five years later

Monday, 15 May 2017 1:53 p.m. by EQCFix

The Press, May 15 2017

Biennial research grants open for application

Biennial research grants open for application

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 10:35 a.m. by GovtEQC

Research Grants Slider

Research Grants Slider

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 10:35 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

Friday, 21 April 2017 11:42 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

High Court judge excuses himself from earthquake insurance decision

High Court judge excuses himself from earthquake insurance decision

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 9:05 p.m. by MediaThePress Popular

A High Court judge has excused himself from a Christchurch earthquake insurance case because of similarities to his own claim.

Activist Erin Brockovich compares central Christchurch to war zone

Activist Erin Brockovich compares central Christchurch to war zone

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 8:26 a.m. by EQCFix Popular

Erin Brockovich is in Christchurch to talk to earthquake insurance claimants on her first visit to New Zealand.

Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

Monday, 10 April 2017 4:16 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

Monday, 10 April 2017 9:47 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 3:06 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

It’s no April Fool’s Joke – Insurers Censoring Information Provided to Kaikoura Earthquake Claimants

It’s no April Fool’s Joke – Insurers Censoring Information Provided to Kaikoura Earthquake Claimants

Sunday, 2 April 2017 11:08 a.m. by EQCFix Popular

The Kaikoura District Council has removed the more than one hour long video of the eqcfix.nz presentation made to around 100 people in Kaikoura on the 23 March.

Experts share advice for navigating quake claims

Experts share advice for navigating quake claims

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 2:44 p.m. by EQCFix

THE PRESS - PIPPA BROWN

Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims

Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 12:53 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

​EQC claim information following North Island floods

​EQC claim information following North Island floods

Monday, 13 March 2017 5:08 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

Monday, 13 March 2017 5:08 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Kaikoura Land Tests

Kaikoura Land Tests

Friday, 3 March 2017 12:35 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends

Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 5:52 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC announces new CE appointment

EQC announces new CE appointment

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 10:47 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

The back story to the legal action IAG and Tower have launched against EQC

The back story to the legal action IAG and Tower have launched against EQC

Saturday, 28 January 2017 7:54 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

How EQC has avoided being stung by rising land values; Cameron Preston has the back story to the IAG and Tower have launched against EQC

Still time to lodge EQC claims for Kaikoura quake event

Still time to lodge EQC claims for Kaikoura quake event

Friday, 13 January 2017 12:59 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC land assessments underway

EQC land assessments underway

Thursday, 12 January 2017 1:00 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC supports Auckland students to attend world earthquake conference

EQC supports Auckland students to attend world earthquake conference

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 10:17 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC warns of scam callers around Kaikoura and Marlborough areas

EQC warns of scam callers around Kaikoura and Marlborough areas

Thursday, 15 December 2016 5:16 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular