About EQC

The Earthquake and War Damages Commission began in 1945 following the 1942 Wairarapa Earthquake. In the over 70 years since, the role of EQC has changed significantly.

"This is EQC" is a short video that gives an overview into the functions EQC is charged with performing - before, during and after a natural disaster – to support New Zealanders and their communities. (Please note the video does have background sound)

In this section you can also:

Page last updated: 25 Jul 2016

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