Canterbury suicide numbers increase for forth year
EQC Minister estimates the total cost for fixing botched repairs at more than $1 billion
More than 5,000 householders still struggle with damaged homes
93% of homes checked by MBIE in 2015 had earthquake repair problems
As many as 1 in 5 kids born 2007–2010 in Christchurch have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
Another earthquake insurance claim settled. This one, for 275% more that the insurers first offer.
Government investigation finds six our of seven IAG earthquake repairs deficient.
569 – The number of earthquake claims before the High Court (as of 30/09/18)
MBIE Guidelines is not a substitute for EQC Act or insurance policy standards.
While disputing and delaying claims, EQC spent $29.1 million on legal fees since 2015 (as of 31/10/18 and still climbing).
There are approximately 3,000 unresolved EQC residential property claims as of 13/11/18.
EQC spend on legal fees – 2015:$6 million; 2016: $7.5 million; 2017: more than $8.2 million; and in 2018: more than $7.4 million as of 31/10/18.
Mental Health: Some still 'in uteri' when the quakes happened, now have 'profound' issues, according to CDHB Chief Executive David Meates.
As at 30 June 2018 EQC estimated more that $1 billion still to be paid for 2010-11 earthquake damage.
Including those in litigation or being managed by Southern Response, EQC have approximately 4,800 outstanding claims, according to the EQC Annual Report 2018.
Recent research estimates a 30%–50% likelihood of a significant alpine earthquake in the next 50 years. Source: Roxburgh, 2017.
2018 saw earthquake claims still pouring into the High Court, averaging 21 a month as of 30/09/18.
Mental Health: Health Board see 400 more children and adolescents each month than before the earthquakes. The domain and complexity is not tailing off, according to CDHB Chief Executive David Meates.