EQC overlooks 2200 extra repairs in error

The Press, Saturday 3 September 2016

The Earthquake Commission failed to pick up 2200 extra requests to re-repair damaged Christchurch properties.

EQC shared service general manager Gillian Dudgeon admitted the bungle on Friday afternoon, revealing EQC has 2200 more requests to fix repairs than previously thought. 

EQC recently announced a major downsize of Christchurch staff, including cutting 242 jobs, despite having thousands of remedial repairs on its books. 

Read full story on Stuff: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/83841932/eqc-discover-extra-2200-remedial-requests-following-internal-review

Additional reporting: NZ Herald http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11703110

Melanie Tobeck