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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

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

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

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.

Quake damage repairs leaving homes in worse state

Quake damage 'repairs' leaving homes in worse state

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 8:48 p.m. by EQCFix

Documents released under the Official Information Act reveal more than half of EQC repairs over the last 200 referrals have left houses in a worse state than before the quakes.

Govt buckled over quake cash settlements, say Canterbury group

Govt buckled over quake cash settlements, say Canterbury group

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 8:52 a.m. by EQCFix

A group which supports Cantabrians through their experiences with EQC says the government has buckled to insurance companies which don't want to help homeowners.

3,000 Kiwi kids descend upon the Alpine Fault

3,000 Kiwi kids descend upon the Alpine Fault

Monday, 22 August 2016 11:19 a.m. by GovtEQC

Queensland earthquake could have been devastating

Queensland earthquake could have been devastating

Friday, 19 August 2016 4:07 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQ Fix

EQ Fix

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 1:39 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

A super quick update, and some useful links relating to last nights launch.

Elderly Christchurch woman faces mammoth wait for second time repairs, despite being a priority

Elderly Christchurch woman faces mammoth wait for second time repairs, despite being a 'priority'

Sunday, 14 August 2016 4:55 p.m. by MediaThePress

An elderly Earthquake Commission (EQC) customer has waited months for the insurer to fix botched repairs to her house, even after being classified a "highest priority" customer in March.

EQC prepares for an exit from Christchurch

EQC prepares for an exit from Christchurch

Friday, 12 August 2016 6:08 p.m. by EQCFix

David Slack talks with Peter Woods from Anthony Harper Law Firm to discuss the on-going issues facing people 5 years after the big earthquakes as EQC prepares to finish its work in the city.

EQC no show as hundreds meet over botched repairs

EQC no show as hundreds meet over botched repairs

Friday, 12 August 2016 12:58 p.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission was a no-show at a meeting of hundreds of people complaining of botched earthquake repairs. More than 300 people packed into last night's meeting in Christchurch, organised by advocacy group EQC Fix.

EQC announces major downsizing despite thousands of second-time repairs

EQC announces major downsizing despite thousands of second-time repairs

Thursday, 11 August 2016 1:14 p.m. by EQCFix

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will slash hundreds of jobs next year, despite having thousands of second-time repairs on its books.

Is EQC abandoning Christchurch?

Is EQC abandoning Christchurch?

Thursday, 11 August 2016 12:55 p.m. by EQCFix

Christchurch City Councillor Ali Jones talks about what the cull of EQC staff will mean for life in the post-earthquake city.

The changing shape of EQC

The changing shape of EQC

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 12:30 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

 

EQC clarifies its position on Limitations Act

EQC clarifies its position on Limitations Act

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 12:19 p.m. by GovtEQC

Creaky Homes Crisis Canterbury

Creaky Homes Crisis Canterbury

Monday, 25 July 2016 4:28 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Support agencies for customers

Support agencies for customers

Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:52 a.m. by GovtEQC

ILV community meetings on...

ILV community meetings on...

Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:47 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EQC awarded costs from Action Group

EQC awarded costs from Action Group

Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:43 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

February 2016 earthquake response

February 2016 earthquake response

Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:39 a.m. by GovtEQC

Marking GeoNet’s 15th birthday

Marking GeoNet’s 15th birthday

Thursday, 21 July 2016 10:33 a.m. by GovtEQC

Could Dunedin be hit by a large, local earthquake?

Could Dunedin be hit by a large, local earthquake?

Monday, 18 July 2016 12:48 p.m. by GovtEQC

EQC alerts customers about scam phone callers

EQC alerts customers about scam phone callers

Thursday, 14 July 2016 4:07 p.m. by GovtEQC