For homeowners like Jo Byrne that means continuing to pay a mortgage on a home her family cannot live in and are unlikely to be able to sell.
• : Where significant, unrelated to earthquake damage should sensibly be addressed at the same time as the earthquake damage covered by EQC. This includes situations where:
This is our letter to Pete Sparrow, CCC General Manager Building Control and Rebuild and Mike Stannard, Chief Engineer, MBIE. We request that this document is revoked and the PMO’s and the public notified.
The Christchurch City Council has received a second interim payment from EQC in relation to the Council’s social housing EQC claim.
The Christchurch City Council has received another $15 million to fix its social housing stock from the Earthquake Commission.
A song inspired by Cantabrians' frustrations with the Earthquake Commission has turned into a fundraising venture for charity for people in need.
University of Canterbury law students are volunteering their time to help Christchurch residents take court action against the Earthquake Commission (EQC).
What is Increased Flooding Vulnerability?
A surprise $300 million boost to the Government's trumpeted Budget surplus relies mainly on a cut to the Earthquake Commission's insurance bill, Treasury forecasts show.
EQC chief executive Ian Simpson discusses the situation with Christchurch homes, and the settlements that are very much wanted.
EQC expects that most of the 29,500 multi-unit dwellings will be settled by the end of 2014.
One of the Earthquake Commission's (EQC) top officials is leaving the organisation after his position was "disestablished".
The number of Canterbury properties with increased liquefaction risk will not be known before May, the Earthquake Commission (EQC) says.
Reid Stiven from the EQC talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch and takes listeners calls.
Insurers want a law change so in future people are forced to use EQC land-damage payouts on fixing their sections rather than pocketing the money or spending it elsewhere.
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