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    99% EQC has assessed 99% of the 5,000 claims from the Eketahuna earthquake and has so far settled over 20% of them.

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    $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.

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    80% So far we have resolved 80% of the Cook Strait earthquake claims and paid out over $24 million.

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    20,498 Since 1 July 2013, EQC has received 20,498 claims nationally for natural disaster damage.

Canterbury Home Repair Programme

More progress updates
  • 10,447Full repairs to do or underway
  • 59299Completed home repairs as at 25 August

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.

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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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