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EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

21 April 2017

The work that is carried out by researchers across the country informs greater community preparedness...


Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds

10 April 2017

The testing was carried out at one of the world’s largest shake table facilities in Shanghai...


Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

07 April 2017

Ms Lapin says that the customer feedback and level of satisfaction has been very positive.


New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

07 April 2017

Dr Jennifer Eccles is leading an international team of researchers who are focused on understanding the dynamics of this slow moving seismic structure...


EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

05 April 2017

EQC covers only damage to residential land within certain limits...


EQC staff

Update on Kaikoura earthquake claims

28 March 2017

We can now confirm that EQC and insurers are working towards having made the majority of building and contents settlement offers by the end of 2017.



EQC claim information following March 2017 floods

13 March 2017

If you have been affected by the flooding … make sure your house is safe and weather-tight.


Kaikoura Land Tests

03 March 2017

The Earthquake Commission has commissioned two drilling rigs to undertake investigations and collect soil samples in the area of Lyell Creek for two days next week. 


Kaikoura claims lodgement period ends

15 February 2017

The Earthquake Commission has received 26,875 claims. The final number is expected to increase.


EQC announces new CE appointment

07 February 2017

Sid Miller appointed as Chief Executive of the Earthquake Commission with effect from 13 February, 2017.


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