Category Archives: Insurance

Massey Uni surveying quake insurance experiences

Massey University is conducting research into how badly or well the EQC and insurers responded to quake claims to ensure better responses to future large earthquakes.

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Homeowner EQ insurance issues

Location: Westpac Business Hub, adjacent to CBS Arena, Addington Time:  March 25  6-8pm Description: Dr Duncan Webb will provide a legal perspective on a number of legal issues arising from the earthquakes, including delays, reinstatement, contractual crossroads and cashing out. … Continue reading

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Flooding vulnerable being identified

Householders identified at being at risk of increased flooding vulnerability as a result of the Canterbury earthquakes will be sent individual letters to inform them of their status of their land claim in the New Year but will be largely … Continue reading

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Protest outside Southern Response

Frustrated and tired Southern Response policy holders and supporters will protest slow progress outside the company offices in Show Place from 7am on December 2.

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CERA being stingy with information

Mayoral candidate Hugo Kristinsson is lodging an official information request to get CERA to release community forum notices and minutes and to allow the public to access vital land information. He says that CERA won’t give financial information to current … Continue reading

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Fishhooks in determining “Sum Insured”

An Avonside resident has pointed out that online calculators provided by some insurance companies to help homeowners work out a “sum insured” for their future house insurance have shortcomings because they do not cover everything and do not give advice.

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Insurance Advocacy Service to be set up

An insurance advocacy service is being set up to help those affected by post quake insurance woes in their battles with insurance companies.

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Rights around rebuild

Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge, corner of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: Saturday, April 13 at 10:00am till lunchtime Description: Find out more about the history of the Treaty of Waitangi and discuss (democratic) rights around the rebuild. … Continue reading

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BNZ now offers loans and insurance for new TC3 homes

The Bank of New Zealand now provides a full package of home loans and insurance for newly built homes in all Christchurch locations, except the red zone. This includes newly built TC3 homes.

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Hunger strike protests insurance delays

After repeated delays from his insurance company over the past 30 months West Melton resident Jerry Larason has gone on hunger strike. STOP PRESS:The strike was over almost as soon as it started when the insurance company came up with … Continue reading

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Urgent advice for Tower Insurance EQ clients

If you receive a letter of intent from Tower Insurance, seek advice and put in a privacy act request to obtain your whole claim file. The rest of the article contains information on what reports to obtain and suggests you … Continue reading

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Southern Response customer meeting

Time: February 12 6.30pm Description: Southern Response is holding a meeting to update customers on its settlement progress, including its repair and rebuild programme.

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