Earthquake Insurance FAQs
This page contains links to helpful information about insurance claims relating to earthquake damage here in Kaikōura.
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Kaikōura earthquake FAQ's - EQC
KDC has worked with the Insurance Council of NZ and Earthquake Commission to come up with some answers to frequently asked insurance questions for Kaikōura residents, as the claim settlement and rebuild/repair process continues.
EQC has a page dedicated to information specifically about the Kaikōura earthquake. It contains information on progress, updates, using your cash settlement, resolving complaints, subsequent Kaikōura related events, how EQC are settling Kaikōura claims, EQCover, Community support, FAQ's and EQC guides and resources.
Below are some FAQs covering some of the most common questions about assessments, settlements, post-settlement, private insurers as EQC’s agents, timeframes and customer care.
Managing your home repair
EQC also has some handy FAQ'a about managing your home repair. They have a page that sets out some of the important things to think about once you have received an EQC cash settlement to repair natural disaster damage to your property.
Changes to EQC Insurance Claims
For claims on earthquake related damage caused by an earthquake after December 13 2017, you may now have to claim directly through EQC.
Free legal advice
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1 August 2018