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A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Avani Vyas. Craig Kirk, Business, Delta Insurance, Insurance, kiwi, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on A first for NZ: Delta Insurance releases cover for IP

Auckland – Kiwi businesses can now afford to protect themselves against intellectual property (IP) risks, thanks to an audacious move by Delta Insurance. Filling a serious gap in New Zealand’s insurance market, Delta’s IP offering has been designed to make it easy for Kiwi companies to cover their legal costs in a battle over intangible assets […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 7

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 7

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 7 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find: an update on EQC claims progress as at 30 November for the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, and information on Kaikoura MOU variation period finishing and what this means for EQC customers. […]

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2016-17 Annual Report

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on 2016-17 Annual Report

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: 2016-17 Annual Report 28 Nov 2017 The Earthquake Commission released its Annual Report for 2016-17 today.   The report shows that EQC responded to a number of different events during the year while continuing to settle claims for the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes.   The […]

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A Shaky Reminder to ‘Fix. Fasten. Don’t Forget.’

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on A Shaky Reminder to ‘Fix. Fasten. Don’t Forget.’

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: A Shaky Reminder to ‘Fix. Fasten. Don’t Forget.’ Recent earthquake activity and the first anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake this week, are reminders for people to quake-safe their homes.  General Manager Research and Education Dr Hugh Cowan says that while an earthquake can happen […]

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EQC clarifies how it applies the EQC Act

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC clarifies how it applies the EQC Act

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC clarifies how it applies the EQC Act The provision in the Earthquake Commission Act which states that a property can be replaced or reinstated “only as circumstances permit and in a reasonably sufficient manner” provides practical guidance for EQC when carrying out a […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 5

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 5

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 5 Kia Ora, In this month’s newsletter you can find: an update on EQC claims progress as at 30 September 2017 for the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake, where we expect to be by the end of the year and when the […]

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Kaikoura earthquake update 4

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura earthquake update 4

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura earthquake update 4 How we are doing EQC and private insurers continue to make steady progress on the over 38,000 residential claims. As at 31 August, we have completed 80% of initial assessments of residential buildings and settled 45% of claims for building […]

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EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC welcomes recent High Court decision in the He case The Earthquake Commission has welcomed the recent decision by the Christchurch High Court which found that EQC had correctly assessed the damage that Xaioming He’s dwelling incurred in the Canterbury earthquakes.  General Manager Internal […]

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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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