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Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal?

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal?

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Multi-fault earthquakes – the new normal? A new look at historical earthquakes is leading to fresh insights for earthquake forecasting. Until recently, each earthquake was expected to mainly take place on an individual fault. However research led by University of Canterbury Professor Andy Nicol, […]

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EQC update on Edgecumbe response

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC update on Edgecumbe response

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC update on Edgecumbe response The Earthquake Commission is continuing to work closely with Edgecumbe residents to resolve their claims following the April 2017 flood event. Event response spokesperson, Paul Walsh, says that under the direction from Government, the settlement of most claims has […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update June marks four months since the claims lodgement deadline for the 14 November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. EQC and private insurers are making good progress on settling customer claims and we’d like to give you an update on where we are at. […]

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Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready?

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready?

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Homeowners, are your foundations earthquake-ready? Foundations are the primary connection of your house to the ground and ensuring they are strong will help keep you and those inside safe in an earthquake.  “Checking your foundations are properly secured will help minimise any movement in […]

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Still time to lodge EQC claims for Auckland-Coromandel flood event

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Still time to lodge EQC claims for Auckland-Coromandel flood event

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Still time to lodge EQC claims for Auckland-Coromandel flood event The Earthquake Commission is reminding customers whose land suffered damage from landslips or flooding during the storms in March this year that they still have time to lodge a claim. General Manager, Customer and […]

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Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Budget Announcement: EQC levy to increase The Government has today announced an increase to the Earthquake Commission levy as part of Budget 2017. Under the changes, EQC’s premium will be raised to 20 cents per $100 of cover, from 15 cents per $100 of […]

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EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme The Earthquake Commission’s Biennial Research Funding Programme is now open for applications.  The work that is carried out by researchers across the country informs greater community preparedness and resilience, the development of techniques and […]

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Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds The Canterbury rebuild is being carried out using earthquake resilient construction designs such as buckling restrained steel braces, post-tensioned rocking systems, and base isolations. However the question is do we need newer, imported […]

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Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers The Earthquake Commission is close to resolving all of the claims that were lodged for of the February 2016 Christchurch earthquake.  Customer Experience Champion Jayne Lapin says that 14,339 claims have been resolved and EQC is working […]

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New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone The Earthquake Commission is funding research to improve the understanding of known and potential faults in the Hauraki Rift; a geological area running through the Auckland and Waikato regions including the Hauraki Gulf, Firth of Thames […]

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EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims The Earthquake Commission is advising homeowners whose properties suffered damage from landslips or flooding, during this week’s severe weather that has hit the country, that they have three months to lodge a claim.    General Manager […]

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Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims Here’s an update on where we are at with the settlements of claims for damage caused by the 14 November Kaikoura earthquake. EQC has received around 38,000 residential claims for damage caused by the 14 November Kaikoura earthquake. The […]

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​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on ​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: ​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods The Earthquake Commission is advising homeowners whose properties suffered damage from landslips or flooding, during the recent storms, that they have three months to lodge a claim.    “There is plenty of time to lodge a claim […]

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Kaikoura Land Tests

By   /  March 3, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura Land Tests

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura Land Tests Drill rigs collecting soil samples for EQC in Lyell Creek area The Earthquake Commission has commissioned two drilling rigs to undertake investigations and collect soil samples in the area of Lyell Creek for two days next week.  General Manager Customer and […]

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Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends The Earthquake Commission has received 26,875 claims following the close of the three month deadline for lodging claims for the 14 November Kaikoura earthquake.  Acting General Manager Customer and Claims John Johnston says that EQC is working with insurers […]

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EQC announces new CE appointment

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC announces new CE appointment

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC announces new CE appointment EQC announces new CE appointment Earthquake Commission Chairman Sir Maarten Wevers said he was very pleased to announce the appointment of Sid Miller as Chief Executive of the Earthquake Commission with effect from 13 February, 2017. “Sid brings a […]

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Letter to the Dominion Post editor

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Letter to the Dominion Post editor

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Letter to the Dominion Post editor Editor A recent op-ed, which suggested that the agreement between EQC and insurance companies for those affected by the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes causes uncertainty, is wrong.  Natural disaster events create uncertainty. The Canterbury earthquakes taught EQC the […]

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Still time to lodge EQC claims for Kaikoura quake event

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Still time to lodge EQC claims for Kaikoura quake event

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Still time to lodge EQC claims for Kaikoura quake event The Earthquake Commission is reminding customers whose homes and property suffered damage in last year’s Kaikoura earthquakes that they still have time to lodge a claim. General Manager Customer and Claims Trish Keith says […]

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EQC land assessments underway | EQC Earthquake Commission

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC land assessments underway | EQC Earthquake Commission

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC land assessments underway | EQC Earthquake Commission The Earthquake Commission’s assessments of claims for customers whose properties suffered land damage in last November’s Kaikoura earthquake are underway. General Manager Customer and Claims Trish Keith says that EQC began working with private insurers before […]

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EQC supports Auckland students to attend world earthquake conference

By   /  December 21, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC supports Auckland students to attend world earthquake conference

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC supports Auckland students to attend world earthquake conference Five Auckland University earthquake engineering students are amongst a group of post-graduate students and practitioners from New Zealand who will be attending the World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (16WCEE) in Chile this January. EQC and […]

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