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Fix Fasten

Fix Fasten

Thursday, 1 December 2016 2:47 p.m. by GovtEQC

Remedial work in Canterbury remains a priority

Remedial work in Canterbury remains a priority

Friday, 25 November 2016 10:29 a.m. by GovtEQC

Kaikoura - a very different earthquake

Kaikoura - a very different earthquake

Friday, 25 November 2016 9:52 a.m. by GovtEQC

Making an EQC Claim What you Need to Know

Making an EQC Claim What you Need to Know

Monday, 21 November 2016 5:42 p.m. by EQCFix

Building inspections and EQC claims in Kaikoura

Building inspections and EQC claims in Kaikoura

Monday, 21 November 2016 5:41 p.m. by EQCFix

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Tips from Christchurch quake survivors on how to deal with EQC

Tips from Christchurch quake survivors on how to deal with EQC

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 7:59 p.m. by EQCFix

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Kaikoura - 14 November 2016

Kaikoura - 14 November 2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 1:14 p.m. by GovtEQC

14 November 2016 - Earthquake

14 November 2016 - Earthquake

Monday, 14 November 2016 1:17 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Media Release - Claims Information 14 Nov quake

Media Release - Claims Information 14 Nov quake

Monday, 14 November 2016 12:50 p.m. by GovtEQC

Insurers offer help in making earthquake claims to EQC

Insurers offer help in making earthquake claims to EQC

Monday, 14 November 2016 12:47 p.m. by EQCFix

Tower Insurance has offered to help policyholders make their claims to the EQC in the aftermath of that shakes that began in the early hours of Monday morning.

Blow for Christchurch homeowners as EQC refuses to pay for alternative accommodation

Blow for Christchurch homeowners as EQC refuses to pay for alternative accommodation

Monday, 14 November 2016 12:42 p.m. by EQCFix

Watch here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/blow-christchurch-homeowners-eqc-refuses-pay-alternative-accommodation

7.5 quake strikes central New Zealand

7.5 quake strikes central New Zealand

Monday, 14 November 2016 6:24 a.m. by GovtEQC

Strong earthquake rocks Opunake in Taranaki

Strong earthquake rocks Opunake in Taranaki

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 8:35 a.m. by GovtEQC

Taking the Quake Safe message to the classrooms

Taking the Quake Safe message to the classrooms

Monday, 7 November 2016 4:02 p.m. by GovtEQC

Sharing the Canterbury story with Spain and beyond

Sharing the Canterbury story with Spain and beyond

Friday, 4 November 2016 2:04 p.m. by GovtEQC

Central Italy shaken again by a 6.6 magnitude quake

Central Italy shaken again by a 6.6 magnitude quake

Monday, 31 October 2016 11:03 a.m. by GovtEQC

Quakes rattle central Italy and Rome

Quakes rattle central Italy and Rome

Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:00 a.m. by GovtEQC

Backlog of defective buildings and shoddy workmanship sparks calls for building warranties

Backlog of defective buildings and shoddy workmanship sparks calls for building warranties

Sunday, 23 October 2016 11:24 a.m. by EQCFix

In August last year, the Government released its findings after investigating unconsented earthquake repairs.  A third of those repairs were not compliant with the building code.

EQC releases Annual Report 2015-2016

EQC releases Annual Report 2015-2016

Friday, 21 October 2016 1:19 p.m. by GovtEQC

MCDEM and EQC join forces to educate Kiwi kids

MCDEM and EQC join forces to educate Kiwi kids

Monday, 17 October 2016 8:51 a.m. by GovtEQC

EQC defective repairs surpass 10,000, but figure not publicised

EQC defective repairs surpass 10,000, but figure not publicised

Monday, 10 October 2016 12:48 p.m. by EQCFix

THE PRESS
October 10 2016

EQC Winner of Continuous Improvement Award

EQC Winner of Continuous Improvement Award

Monday, 10 October 2016 8:36 a.m. by GovtEQC

The battle with EQC still rages

The battle with EQC still rages

Sunday, 2 October 2016 2:48 p.m. by EQCFix

People in the North Island, quite sincerely, often ask me how we are getting on now that the earthquakes have stopped.

Tone deaf exit of EQC boss Ian Simpson hits the wrong note

Tone deaf exit of EQC boss Ian Simpson hits the wrong note

Sunday, 2 October 2016 2:45 p.m. by EQCFix

In the news that Earthquake Commission (EQC) chief executive Ian Simpson would be leaving his job at the end of the year, one word shone like a beacon.

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia

Thursday, 29 September 2016 2:44 p.m. by GovtEQC

The LAB – EQC’s newest sponsored exhibition opens

The LAB – EQC’s newest sponsored exhibition opens

Friday, 23 September 2016 1:32 p.m. by GovtEQC

Collusion between Christchurch City Council, the EQC and insurers?

Collusion between Christchurch City Council, the EQC and insurers?

Thursday, 22 September 2016 5:21 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Empowered Christchurch recently wrote to the Office of the Ombudsman, calling for an investigation into the practices of the Christchurch City Council since the earthquakes. An excerpt from the letter is included below.

$25million paid out on Feb 2016 quake claims

$25million paid out on Feb 2016 quake claims

Thursday, 22 September 2016 1:26 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQC sets out process for remedial requests

EQC sets out process for remedial requests

Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:22 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC confirms major downsizing of Canterbury operations

EQC confirms major downsizing of Canterbury operations

Thursday, 22 September 2016 8:36 a.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has confirmed it will slash its Canterbury workforce by about a third, but the number of remaining staff will be higher than originally thought.

EQC confirms major downsizing of Canterbury operations

EQC confirms major downsizing of Canterbury operations

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 9:42 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has confirmed it will slash its Canterbury workforce by about a third, but the number of remaining staff will be higher than originally thought.

EQC confirms shape of smaller organisation for 2017

EQC confirms shape of smaller organisation for 2017

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 4:02 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQC looking to cash settle remaining remedial work

EQC looking to cash settle remaining remedial work

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 10:47 a.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) wants Canterbury customers to accept cash settlements, leaving homeowners to fix shoddy repair work, Labour says.

EQC looking to cash settle remaining remedial work

EQC looking to cash settle remaining remedial work

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 9:36 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) wants Canterbury customers to accept cash settlements, leaving homeowners to fix shoddy repair work, Labour says.

Minor eruption on White Island

'Minor' eruption on White Island

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 2:07 p.m. by GovtEQC

Severe 6.2 quake strikes south of NZ

Severe 6.2 quake strikes south of NZ

Friday, 9 September 2016 10:27 a.m. by GovtEQC

Insurer signals further Canterbury claims boost

Insurer signals further Canterbury claims boost

Thursday, 8 September 2016 3:05 p.m. by EQCFix





Tower braces for $16.2m...due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low

Tower braces for $16.2m...due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low

Thursday, 8 September 2016 3:04 p.m. by EQCFix

Tower is warning its shareholders it expects its profit after tax to take a $16.2 million hit, as it engages in more court action and receives additional claims from the Earthquake Commission (EQC), six years on from the Canterbury quakes.  

Earthquake repairs – a never-ending story

Earthquake repairs – a never-ending story

Thursday, 8 September 2016 3:00 p.m. by EQCFix

Brilliant summary that is perhaps not unique to the author..

Drainage Assessment and Settlement Confirmation Form

Drainage Assessment and Settlement Confirmation Form

Wednesday, 7 September 2016 8:43 a.m. by GovtEQC

Canterbury Geotechnical Database awarded Gold

Canterbury Geotechnical Database awarded Gold

Wednesday, 7 September 2016 8:14 a.m. by GovtEQC

EQC sued 263 times by Canterbury homeowners since 2010 earthquake

EQC sued 263 times by Canterbury homeowners since 2010 earthquake

Sunday, 4 September 2016 8:10 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has incurred $31 million in legal costs over the last six years, with the natural disaster insurer forced to fight 263 High Court proceedings since Canterbury's earthquakes.

EQC overlooks 2200 extra repairs

EQC overlooks 2200 extra repairs

Saturday, 3 September 2016 4:32 p.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission failed to pick up 2200 extra requests to re-repair damaged Christchurch properties.

EQC overlooks 2200 extra repairs in error

EQC overlooks 2200 extra repairs in error

Saturday, 3 September 2016 4:32 p.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission failed to pick up 2200 extra requests to re-repair damaged Christchurch properties.

Earthquake Commission revises remedial request numbers

Earthquake Commission revises remedial request numbers

Friday, 2 September 2016 1:21 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

An internal review has found that the Earthquake Commission (EQC) has about 2200 more remedial requests in its work streams than were being captured in its reporting, General Manager Shared Service Gillian Dudgeon says.

Te Araroa - 2 September 2016

Te Araroa - 2 September 2016

Friday, 2 September 2016 9:12 a.m. by GovtEQC

Tsunami warning after 7.1 quake off East Cape

Tsunami warning after 7.1 quake off East Cape

Friday, 2 September 2016 8:04 a.m. by GovtEQC

Earthquake measuing 5.7 hits Te Araroa, East Coast

Earthquake measuing 5.7 hits Te Araroa, East Coast

Thursday, 1 September 2016 10:48 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Major international fault line activity expected

Major international fault line activity expected

Friday, 26 August 2016 3:22 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Italian earthquake levels villages

Italian earthquake levels villages

Thursday, 25 August 2016 8:48 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Documents reveal EQ repairs and methodology dont meet building code

Documents reveal EQ repairs and methodology don't meet building code

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 6:03 p.m. by EQCFix Popular

With the sixth anniversary of the September earthquake in Canterbury only days away, documents obtained by EQC Fix, under the Official Information Act, show hundreds of repairs referred to the MBIE’s Technical Engineering Panel, did not comply with the Building Code.