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    98% of full repairs completed, or underway, for the 68,500 homes in the Canterbury Home Repair Programme

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    99% As at 5 June 2015 EQC has resolved 99% of the 12,268 Cook Strait earthquake claims and paid out over $30 million.

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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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    98% As at 5 June 2015 EQC has resolved over 98% of the 5,243 claims from the Eketahuna earthquake and has made payments of $9.446 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
  • 2,386Full repairs to do or underway
  • 66872Completed home repairs as at 26 June 2015

Affected by the recent flooding?

If your home, or the surrounding land, has been damaged by the recent heavy rain, here are a few things you need to know about what EQC covers:

• For landslip damage, EQC covers homes, contents and land.

• For flood and storm damage, EQC covers land only.

• Your own insurer will cover house and contents damage, according to the terms of your policy.

Householders' Guide to EQCover

Make a Claim

Things you'll want to do straight away


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

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