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Know how much of your home and land we cover, and what to do if you need to claim.

EQCover covers the first $150,000 (+GST) towards the loss or damage to your home or land caused by disasters such as earthquakes, landslips, volcanic eruptions, hydrothermal activity and tsunami. We also cover damage caused by fire as a result of any of those disasters, and some land damage

What you’re covered for explains how EQCover works for damage to your home and land.

How much does EQCover cost?

EQCover costs 20 cents for every $100, up to a maximum annual cost of $345 including GST. You pay this levy as part of your insurance premiums to your private insurer, and your private insurer passes the levy onto EQC.