Homeowners struggling with Earthquake Commission claims get welcome news

UPDATE: The Government will be conducting an independent inquiry into EQC and its performance in the wake of the Canterbury earthquakes. Find the survey here.


More than 3500 homeowners are still struggling with unsettled Earthquake Commission (EQC) claims.

But on Friday, there was a glimmer of hope in the form of an email to homeowners stuck in limbo with EQC repairs.

With a new Government comes new promises. Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Megan Woods has been tasked with settling thousands of unsettled repairs - and she's thrown her support behind homeowners.

Full story here: http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/12/homeowners-struggling-with-earthquake-commission-claims-get-welcome-news.html


Public to have say on EQC inquiry into Christchurch earthquake response

We know that this won’t be the last natural disaster EQC has to deal with and we want to make sure all of the lessons from the Canterbury earthquakes are being learned so that the system is better for people in the future.
— Megan Woods
Melanie Tobeck