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NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Craig Kirk, Delta Insurance, Environment, environmental risk, Insurance, liability, Make Lemonade Media, Make Lemonade NZ, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, pollution, Press Release, Press Release Service, risk, rma  /  Comments Off on NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

MIL OSI – Auckland – The increase in environmental pollution and contamination incidents in New Zealand means businesses are increasingly vulnerable to the potentially high financial cost of such events, a leading insurance expert says. Delta Insurance general manager Craig Kirk says various combinations of traditional liability policies, albeit each coming with their own exclusions, […]

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​EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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EQC warns of scam callers around Kaikoura and Marlborough areas

Published By   /  December 15, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC warns of scam callers around Kaikoura and Marlborough areas

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC warns of scam callers around Kaikoura and Marlborough areas The Earthquake Commission is warning residents in the Kaikoura and Marlborough areas to be aware of people claiming to be from EQC and offering to make an assessment of their houses.  General Manager Customer […]

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Simpler process for settling Kaikoura Earthquake claims

Published By   /  December 13, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Simpler process for settling Kaikoura Earthquake claims

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Simpler process for settling Kaikoura Earthquake claims   An agreement between private insurers and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will simplify how home and contents insurance claims are resolved for people affected by the Kaikoura Earthquake.  Under the agreement, private insurers will act as EQC’s […]

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The year ahead – a message from EQC’s outgoing CE Ian Simpson

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on The year ahead – a message from EQC’s outgoing CE Ian Simpson

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: The year ahead – a message from EQC’s outgoing CE Ian Simpson The Kaikoura Earthquake has been an unwelcome reminder of the sheer power and unpredictability of geological forces and of New Zealand’s vulnerability to these. The earthquake has also highlighted yet again the […]

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Positive response to February 2016 settlement process

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Positive response to February 2016 settlement process

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Positive response to February 2016 settlement process 90 percent of claims from the February 2016 earthquakes have been settled. EQC’s February 2016 Event Response Manager, Jayne Lapin, says of the 13,879 claims received for the 14 and 29 February earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks, EQC […]

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2017 changes | EQC Earthquake Commission

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on 2017 changes | EQC Earthquake Commission

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 changes | EQC Earthquake Commission From later this month, EQC will be the main point of contact for all customer enquiries relating to Canterbury Home Repair Programme (CHRP) repairs. Until now, customers have dealt with EQC and/or Fletcher EQR – depending on what […]

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Don’t wait to hear from EQC – lodge your claim now

Published By   /  December 8, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Don’t wait to hear from EQC – lodge your claim now

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t wait to hear from EQC – lodge your claim now Most people seen by EQC in the first weeks since the Kaikoura Earthquake of 14 November have wanted help lodging their claims and advice on how to get emergency repairs underway to get […]

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Remedial work in Canterbury remains a priority

Published By   /  November 25, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Remedial work in Canterbury remains a priority

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Remedial work in Canterbury remains a priority Remedial work in Canterbury will continue largely unaffected by the recent Kaikoura earthquakes, EQC’s General Manager Customer and Claims Trish Keith says. “EQC is keeping its focus on remedial and other repair work in Canterbury, despite the […]

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Kaikoura – a very different earthquake

Published By   /  November 25, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura – a very different earthquake

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura – a very different earthquake [By Dr Richard Smith (PHD Geological Sciences), Manager Research Strategy and Investment, EQC] Since the Kaikoura Earthquake almost two weeks ago there has been a lot of comparison to the Canterbury Earthquake sequence. The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that […]

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Media Release – Claims Information 14 Nov quake

Published By   /  November 14, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Media Release – Claims Information 14 Nov quake

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Media Release – Claims Information 14 Nov quake People have three months to lodge EQC claims from today’s earthquakes People who have suffered damage to their home, land or contents from the earthquakes overnight have three months to lodge their claim with the Earthquake […]

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Strong earthquake rocks Opunake in Taranaki

Published By   /  November 8, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Strong earthquake rocks Opunake in Taranaki

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Strong earthquake rocks Opunake in Taranaki [Reprinted from Stuff website] A seismologist says another quake of the same size can’t be ruled out, after a strong 5.0 tremor struck the Taranaki town of Opunake this morning. The quake, which hit at 5.59am on Tuesday, […]

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Taking the Quake Safe message to the classrooms

Published By   /  November 7, 2016  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Taking the Quake Safe message to the classrooms

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Taking the Quake Safe message to the classrooms It was going to be a big call for EQC to compete with sirens, uniforms, hoses and police dogs at last week’s Civil Defence Day at Trentham School in Upper Hutt. Over the course of the […]

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