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About Toka Tū Ake EQC

Toka Tū Ake EQC is a New Zealand Crown entity investing in natural disaster research, education and providing insurance to residential property owners.

What we do Awards and recognition
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Our history

To understand the environment that gave rise to the formation of Toka Tū Ake EQC, we have to understand the history of the natural disasters that have happened in Aotearoa. 

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Our role

The Earthquake Commission, Toka Tū Ake (EQC) is a Crown entity, established under the Earthquake Commission Act 1993. 

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Our people

Read about the people who govern and manage Toka Tū Ake EQC.

Our name

Toka Tū Ake is the foundation from which we stand strong, together. 

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Our policies

Read more on how Toka Tū Ake EQC is committed to protecting public resources. 

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Customer code

Read more about our commitment to our customers.

Natural Hazards Portal

Find out about natural hazard risk in Aotearoa New Zealand, and see how previous events have impacted a property by looking at past EQCover claims.

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Community input

Learning lessons and improving our response.

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The Public Inquiry into Toka Tū Ake EQC

Read more information on the Public Inquiry.

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Natural Hazards Insurance Act 2023

From July 2024, Toka Tū Ake EQC will have new legislation, the Natural Hazards Insurance Act 2023.