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EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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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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