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Our resources will help you better prepare for natural disasters, and to recover afterwards.

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Easy Ways to Quake Safe Your Home

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There are simple things you can do around your home to help prevent damage and injury from earthquakes. This guide shows you how.

Householders' Guide to EQCover

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Householders' Guide to EQCover (PDF, 712KB)

A guide to the Earthquake Commission’s natural disaster insurance, EQCover.


A Guide to Your Claim with EQC

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Information about home and contents claims with EQC, including a step-by-step guide to the settlement process. Some of the most frequently asked questions about EQC’s cover are also answered.


Fix. Fasten. Don’t Forget. Kids' Quiz

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Fix. Fasten. Don’t Forget. Kids’ Quiz (PDF, 121KB)

What should be secured in preparation for an earthquake? Put your knowledge to the test with our fun quiz. Then colour it in!




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