EQCover: An Insurer's Guide

Cover: EQCover - An Insurer's Guide.


EQCover is the Earthquake Commission’s natural disaster insurance for personal property, homes and land.

EQCover: An Insurer's Guide outlines:

  • what is and isn't covered
  • premiums and excess
  • the claims process
  • calculating EQCover
  • offshore placements
  • EQCover direct with the Earthquake Commission
  • conditional building consent issues.

The provisions for EQCover are outlined in the relevant legislation – the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 and the Earthquake Commission Regulations 1993.


EQCover: An Insurer's Guide PDF (473 KB)


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Page last updated: 19 Sep 2012

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