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EQC completes settlements for the Dunedin landslip claims Thursday, March 21, 2019Along with settling the claims, we have provided local residents and the Council with all of our engineering reports and data

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC completes settlements for the Dunedin landslip claims Thursday, March 21, 2019Along with settling the claims, we have provided local residents and the Council with all of our engineering reports and data

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission has settled the Dunedin landslip claims that were lodged by homeowners in St Clair. Head of Response and Recovery Robyn Nation says that EQC’s team met the homeowners on Tuesday 12 March to discuss the settlements. “We have worked closely with homeowners and the Dunedin City Council […]

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EQC advice ahead of Cyclone OmaFriday, February 22, 2019Keep a check on the weather forecasts and making sure that your home is secured and weather tight

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC advice ahead of Cyclone OmaFriday, February 22, 2019Keep a check on the weather forecasts and making sure that your home is secured and weather tight

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC As Cyclone Oma heads towards New Zealand, the Earthquake Commission is prepared to assist homeowners with lodging an EQC claim if the impact is as severe as some are forecasting. Deputy Chief Executive Operations, Paul Jepson, says whilst it remains unclear exactly which parts of the country could be affected […]

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Update on EQC’s response to Dunedin landslip Friday, February 15, 2019EQC has worked closely with Tonkin & Taylor to finalise and review geotechnical reports

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Update on EQC’s response to Dunedin landslip Friday, February 15, 2019EQC has worked closely with Tonkin & Taylor to finalise and review geotechnical reports

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Dunedin residents whose properties have been affected by the landslip have been contacted again this week by the Earthquake Commission to update them on the situation regarding their claims.   Deputy Chief Executive Operations, Paul Jepson, says that EQC has worked closely with Tonkin & Taylor to finalise and review […]

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EQC welcomes Act changes and gets ready to respondWednesday, February 13, 2019The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission has announced changes to the Earthquake Commission Act

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC welcomes Act changes and gets ready to respondWednesday, February 13, 2019The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission has announced changes to the Earthquake Commission Act

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Hon Dr Megan Woods has announced changes to the Earthquake Commission Act, which will be phased in over the next 12 months. The EQC Amendment Bill has been passed in Parliament and builds on the lessons of recent event responses including the Canterbury […]

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Recent earthquakes a reminder to check your home is safe and secureWednesday, January 30, 2019Summer is also a good time for keeping property well maintained and checking for any changes or work that needs to be done

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Recent earthquakes a reminder to check your home is safe and secureWednesday, January 30, 2019Summer is also a good time for keeping property well maintained and checking for any changes or work that needs to be done

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Following recent, widely felt earthquakes, the Earthquake Commission is encouraging homeowners to check the condition of their homes, making sure that their foundations, chimneys, and tall and heavy furniture are secure. Director Resilience Research, Hugh Cowan, says that summer is also a good time for keeping property well maintained and […]

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Update on EQC’s meeting with Dunedin landslip customersWednesday, January 30, 2019 EQC and Engineers from Tonkin & Taylor met with Dunedin residents and representatives from the City Council on Monday

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Update on EQC’s meeting with Dunedin landslip customersWednesday, January 30, 2019 EQC and Engineers from Tonkin & Taylor met with Dunedin residents and representatives from the City Council on Monday

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC A team from the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and Engineers from Tonkin & Taylor met with Dunedin residents and representatives from the City Council on Monday to discuss the latest geotechnical testing on land in the St Clair area that was damaged by a recent landslip. Head of Response and Recovery […]

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Still time to lodge EQC claims for October 2018 earthquake eventWednesday, January 23, 2019Homeowners who have incurred damage can lodge a claim with EQC through to 30 January

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Still time to lodge EQC claims for October 2018 earthquake eventWednesday, January 23, 2019Homeowners who have incurred damage can lodge a claim with EQC through to 30 January

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission is reminding customers whose homes and property suffered damage in the earthquake that struck the North Island near Taumarunui on 30 October last year that they still have time to lodge a claim. Head of Response and Recovery, Robyn Nation, says that homeowners who have incurred damage […]

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EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC funds science journalism awardWednesday, January 16, 2019The awards allow journalists to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC EQC is very pleased to announce that it is funding an Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund Award in 2019 in the area of natural hazards risk and resilience. The awards provide journalists with the opportunity to spend time investigating science-related issues that matter to New Zealanders. Dr Hugh Cowan, […]

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St Clair homes in Dunedin Update Friday, January 11, 2019Specialists were back on site yesterday and have analysed the data collected since late December.

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on St Clair homes in Dunedin Update Friday, January 11, 2019Specialists were back on site yesterday and have analysed the data collected since late December.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC View all News 11 Jan 2019 As a result of heavy rainfall in December 2018 a number of properties in St Clair Dunedin have been affected by a significant landslip. There are a total of eight claims lodged with EQC. Of these properties six have been deemed unsafe to occupy […]

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Ministerial Advisor Report updateThursday, December 20, 2018Information on the IMA report and progress made to date

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Ministerial Advisor Report updateThursday, December 20, 2018Information on the IMA report and progress made to date

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Background Earlier this year, Independent Ministerial Advisor (IMA), Christine Stevenson, was appointed to lead a team of senior officials who would work with the EQC Board and Management to gain insight into EQC operations, and provide advice to the Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission. The IMA team was tasked […]

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Reduced Hours – Christmas & New Year HolidayFriday, December 14, 2018We close for the holiday period on Monday 24 December at 5pm. We return to normal hours from 7am on Thursday 3 January.

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Reduced Hours – Christmas & New Year HolidayFriday, December 14, 2018We close for the holiday period on Monday 24 December at 5pm. We return to normal hours from 7am on Thursday 3 January.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC 14 Dec 2018 We close for the holiday period on Monday 24 December at 5pm. We return to normal hours from 7am on Thursday 3 January. You can call EQC over the holiday period during the following reduced hours 8.00am – 6.00pm, closed the public holidays and Saturday: Monday 24th December […]

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National Geohazards Monitoring Centre is GoWednesday, December 12, 2018GeoNet helps power the state-of-the-art National Geohazards Monitoring Centre

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on National Geohazards Monitoring Centre is GoWednesday, December 12, 2018GeoNet helps power the state-of-the-art National Geohazards Monitoring Centre

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC GeoNet helps power the state-of-the-art National Geohazards Monitoring Centre which opened today at GNS Science’s Avalon campus. The new centre shows what can be achieved when government agencies work together, says EQC’s Director of Resilience Research Dr Hugh Cowan, who attended the opening. “EQC has been a founding partner in […]

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EQC advice for lodging claims following the storm this weekWednesday, November 21, 2018There is plenty of time to lodge a claim with EQC and the priority for is for people to look after themselves.

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC advice for lodging claims following the storm this weekWednesday, November 21, 2018There is plenty of time to lodge a claim with EQC and the priority for is for people to look after themselves.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Homeowners whose properties have suffered damage from the storm hitting the south of the country this week should contact the Earthquake Commission for advice on lodging a claim.   Head of Response and Recovery, Robyn Nation, says people have three months to lodge an EQC claim from the time that the […]

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EQC welcomes Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission Tuesday, November 13, 2018The Inquiry is an opportunity for an independent examination of EQC’s approach to the Canterbury earthquakes and the events that followed.

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC welcomes Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission Tuesday, November 13, 2018The Inquiry is an opportunity for an independent examination of EQC’s approach to the Canterbury earthquakes and the events that followed.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC View all News 13 Nov 2018 Hon. Dr Megan Woods has today announced a Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission. EQC Board Chair Sir Michael Cullen says that the Inquiry will ensure that lessons from the Canterbury earthquakes and subsequent events are captured, and that EQC has the appropriate policies […]

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International earthquake experts meet in OamaruMonday, November 12, 2018This month, Oamaru is host to 70 top earthquake scientists at the 2018 Taiwan-Japan-New Zealand Seismic Hazards Assessment Meeting.

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on International earthquake experts meet in OamaruMonday, November 12, 2018This month, Oamaru is host to 70 top earthquake scientists at the 2018 Taiwan-Japan-New Zealand Seismic Hazards Assessment Meeting.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC This month, Oamaru is host to 70 top earthquake scientists at the 2018 Taiwan-Japan-New Zealand Seismic Hazards Assessment Meeting, which is being held between 14 – 18 November. Lead convener Professor Mark Stirling, Chair of Earthquake Science at the University of Otago, says scientists from the three countries meet each […]

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EQC advice for lodging claims following latest stormFriday, November 9, 2018There is plenty of time to lodge a claim with EQC and the priority for is for people to look after themselves.

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC advice for lodging claims following latest stormFriday, November 9, 2018There is plenty of time to lodge a claim with EQC and the priority for is for people to look after themselves.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Homeowners whose properties have suffered damage from the storm hitting the country this week should contact the Earthquake Commission for advice on lodging a claim. Head of Response and Recovery, Robyn Nation, says people have three months to lodge an EQC claim from the time that the storm, flood or […]

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EQC seeks clarity on ‘on-sold overcap’ issueFriday, November 9, 2018The hearing will be a significant step in enabling homeowners with on-sold overcap issues to move forward.

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC seeks clarity on ‘on-sold overcap’ issueFriday, November 9, 2018The hearing will be a significant step in enabling homeowners with on-sold overcap issues to move forward.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission is working with a group of homeowners to seek legal clarity on EQC’s liability for on-sold overcap claims. An ‘on-sold overcap claim’ is a claim that has been sold since the earthquakes, and has subsequently had unscoped or missed damage identified, and costed at more than the […]

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Sir Michael Cullen takes up role as EQC Board ChairFriday, November 2, 2018Sir Michael acknowledged that there is still work to do in settling Canterbury claims and improving EQC’s claim management processes.

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Sir Michael Cullen takes up role as EQC Board ChairFriday, November 2, 2018Sir Michael acknowledged that there is still work to do in settling Canterbury claims and improving EQC’s claim management processes.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Sir Michael Cullen has officially started as the new Board Chair of the Earthquake Commission. “I am very much looking forward to working with the Board, management and the teams across EQC in my new role. “I have joined EQC as the organisation continues to undergo a great deal of […]

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Looking after yourself and your home following today’s earthquakeTuesday, October 30, 2018People have plenty of time to make a claim, after making sure they and their families and friends are safe.

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Looking after yourself and your home following today’s earthquakeTuesday, October 30, 2018People have plenty of time to make a claim, after making sure they and their families and friends are safe.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC Our thoughts are with all New Zealanders following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake today. Our first priority is your safety and the safety of your family. EQC Deputy Chief Executive Canterbury and External Affairs Renée Walker says that people have plenty of time to make a claim, after making sure they […]

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EQC’s Crown guarantee fundingMonday, October 29, 2018The funding will provide financial support for EQC and gives certainty for customers that claims will continue to be settled.

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on EQC’s Crown guarantee fundingMonday, October 29, 2018The funding will provide financial support for EQC and gives certainty for customers that claims will continue to be settled.

Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC The Earthquake Commission will receive $50m + GST in funding this Thursday [1 November] from the Government under the Crown Guarantee. Chief Executive Sid Miller says that the funding will provide financial support for EQC and gives certainty for customers that claims will continue to be settled. “The Natural Disaster […]

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