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EQC’s insurance covers loss or damage to residential property caused by natural disaster.

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Kaiaua street flood

Kaiaua & Thames coast storm

In early January a storm and tidal surges caused major flooding and damage to homes and properties in the Kaiaua and Thames coastal area.

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Floods

April floods

In early April, parts of the North Island experienced large amounts of rain due to Cyclone Debbie. This resulted in flooding, particularly in the Bay of Plenty. An event has been established to manage the expected claims from landslip damage.

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Man looks at a landslip with houses close to the edge.

Auckland - Coromandel floods

We had a major weather event that caused significant storm/flood/landslip damage across the Auckland/Coromandel area.
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Kaikoura peninsula from plane

Kaikōura Earthquake

We’re working with private insurers to settle more than 38,000 claims for damage to homes, contents and land.  Progress and updates
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View of the East Cape

Te Araroa - 2 September 2016

Check here for updated information regarding the event that occured off Te Araroa and the resultant tsunami warnings.

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Earthquake
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Woman in high visibility jacket inspects ground damage

Christchurch February 2016 Earthquake

 

[Above photo - Elyse Armstrong from EQC’s engineers, Tonkin+Taylor, inspects land damage in the Christchurch suburb of Parklands.]

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Earthquake
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Flood area blocks footpath - two walkers stopped.

June Floods - Wanganui

An event was established to manage the anticipated number of landslip claims from the weather event over the weekend of 21-22 June 2015.

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View of central Dunedin

Dunedin earthquake

A shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake rocked parts of the South Island on Monday night - 1 June 2015.

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View of Wanaka lake

Wanaka earthquake

Wanaka, in New Zealand's South island, was shaken at 2.29pm on Monday 4th May, by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hitting 30 kms north west of the town at a depth of only 5kms.

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Earthquake
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Landscape view of St Arnaud area

St Arnaud Earthquake

At 1.40am on 26 February 2015, a 4.6 earthquake was detected 45km east of St Arnaud, in the Tasman District, at a depth of 24km.

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