EQC by the numbers

a snapshot of our activity
  • $7.5 Billion
    Paid out by EQC to date to Canterbury earthquake claimants.
  • 287
    The number of home repairs completed last week as part of CHRP. The total completed home repairs is now 58,020
    Just $4 a week gives EQC’s customers natural disaster insurance of up to $100,000 for their home and up to $20,000 for their contents. Customers are also covered for land damage. All this for the price of a cup of coffee per week
  • 99%
    EQC has assessed 99% of the 5,000 claims from the Eketahuna earthquake and has so far settled over 20% of them
  • 50%
    So far we have resolved 50% of the Cook Strait earthquake claims and paid out over $21 million.
  • 20,498
    Since 1 July 2013, EQC has received 20,498 claims nationally for natural disaster damage.

Activity as at 28 July 2014

Canterbury Quake Information

Canterbury Earthquakes

Find out what's happening right now, and access information and factsheets.

Quake safe your home 

Undertaking some simple earthquake preparedness measures can save lives. Read more

WCC Quake Check website


EQC estimators examine the damaged piles of a house.

EQC insurance

Read about EQC’s natural disaster insurance: EQCover.

Learn more


Solar panel to power GeoNet monitoring equipment on Conical Hill.

EQC research programme

Learn about research grants and awards; and projects, programmes and sponsorships we're involved in. 

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