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EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC information for residents following ex-Cyclone Gita EQC is encouraging homeowners to lodge a claim if their property has been damaged as ex-Cyclone Gita crosses the country. Chief Customer Officer Trish Keith says that although many people are still cleaning up and repairing damage caused by […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 8

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 8

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 8 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find an update on how many EQC customers have received their Kaikoura earthquake settlement and hear more about our plans, and timeframes, to complete remaining claims. How we are doing As at 31 January […]

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Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand?

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Would an earthquake early warning system work for New Zealand? Earthquake early warning systems are starting to come into use in a number of countries. Here, a team of researchers is asking if and how New Zealanders would use earthquake early warnings. EQC is providing $61,000 […]

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Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals’ skills in risk communication Jacqueline Dohaney, Thomas Wilson, University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 15/SP714) RSK 1405 – Knowledge transfer for sustainable risk communication practice: Advancing student and professionals skills in risk communication – (EQC […]

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EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC funds research to track the path of Porirua tsunamis Where are tsunamis likely to flow in Porirua, and what does that mean for where you put buildings?  This is the question EQC has funded GNS scientist Dr Wendy Saunders to research. “Porirua City Council is […]

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EQC claim numbers for February storm

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC claim numbers for February storm

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC claim numbers for February storm The Earthquake Commission has so far received 60 claims for damage caused by the remnants of Cyclone Fehi earlier this month, with 53 of them from the South Island and the remaining seven from the North Island. Chief Customer Officer […]

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Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Improved understanding of liquefaction effects on shallow foundations for enhanced aseismic design Nawawi Chouw, Rolando Orense, Gonzalo Barrios, Tam Larkin, University of Auckland  (EQC funded project 14/662) Non-Technical Abstract This experimental research project was carried out to determine the response of saturated sandy soil to strong […]

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Community meeting assists customers following the February storm

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community meeting assists customers following the February storm

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community meeting assists customers following the February storm The team from the Earthquake Commission (EQC) met with West Coast residents at an information session in Westport yesterday to discuss what support EQC can provide following the recent storm in the area. The session was organised by […]

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Cyclone Fehi advisory

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Fehi advisory

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Fehi advisory Homeowners with properties damaged by the storm, flooding or landslips as remnants of Cyclone Fehi cross the country can lodge a claim with EQC, but the priority is to stay safe. There is plenty of time to lodge an EQC claim. The priority […]

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NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ’s big natural disaster questions get $1m EQC research funding Would New Zealanders benefit from an earthquake early warning system?  What do emergency managers need to know before evacuating Aucklanders ahead of a volcanic eruption?  Can liquefaction in Blenheim improve national understanding of keeping water, electricity […]

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Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis)

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis)

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Volcanic architecture and unrest processes: Insights from static and time-varying potential field models (PhD thesis) Craig Miller, University of Auckland (EQC funded project 14/U678) A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philophy in Earth Sciences was accepted as […]

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Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Collaborative governance after a New Zealand disaster Sarah Beaven, University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 16/SP736) Abstract The report presents the findings of a six-month case study of the collaborative governance of the Residential Advisory Service (RAS), with a view to informing policy and practice, including […]

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Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Quantifying the incompleteness of New Zealand’s prehistoric earthquake record A Nicol, R J Van Dissen, M W Stirling, M C Gerstenberger (EQC funded project 14/668) Non-Technical Abstract Many damaging earthquakes in New Zealands historical period have occurred on faults that were previously unknown, or not known […]

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A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A seismic investigation of the evolution and structure of the Kerepehi Fault, in the context of the Hauraki Rift, New Zealand Ashleigh Rose Fromont (supervised by Jennifer Eccles), University of Auckland  (EQC funded project 16/722) A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requiement for the degree […]

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Community meeting assists customers following Kaiaua floods

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Community meeting assists customers following Kaiaua floods

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community meeting assists customers following Kaiaua floods Staff from the Earthquake Commission (EQC) met with Kaiaua, Thames and Coromandel residents at an information hub in Kaiaua last night to discuss what further support EQC can provide following the 4-6 January storm in the area. The hub […]

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Kaiaua & Thames coast storm

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kaiaua & Thames coast storm

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kaiaua & Thames coast storm In early January a storm and tidal surges caused major flooding and damage to homes and properties in the Kaiaua and Thames coastal area. If you have flood or landslip damage to the land around your home, or landslip damage to your home, […]

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EQC making strong progress in settling Kaikoura earthquake claims

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC making strong progress in settling Kaikoura earthquake claims

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC making strong progress in settling Kaikoura earthquake claims The Earthquake Commission has now settled close to two thirds of all residential building claims that have been lodged following last year’s Kaikoura earthquake.  General Manager Customer and Claims Trish Keith says that EQC is on track […]

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Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Virtual field trips bring natural hazards into classrooms Over a thousand school children from across New Zealand have been taking part in a virtual field trip to Hawkes Bay this week. The field trip, called Life at the Boundary, focuses on the Hikurangi plate boundary situated […]

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EQC premium increases 1 November 2017

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC premium increases 1 November 2017

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC premium increases 1 November 2017 The EQC premium on home and contents insurance increases on 1 November, in line with the Budget 2017 announcement on 25 May 2017.   The total EQC premium increases to a maximum $276 including GST annually, up from a maximum […]

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EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe The Earthquake Commission has cleared silt and debris for 251 properties in Edgecumbe which is 92 per cent of all claims it received following the April 2017 flood.  General Manager Customer and Claims, Trish Keith, says […]

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