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8 Dec 2019 15:32
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    EQC is still grappling with ongoing claims from the Canterbury earthquakes

    EQC is still grappling with ongoing claims from the Canterbury earthquakes



    The commission's annual report shows it's resolved 84 percent of remaining claims from the earthquakes over the past year

    Its target was to have 98 percent of those claims resolved.

    EQC managed to resolve more than eight thousand reopened claims - but at the same time, received more than six and a half thousand new ones.

    The Commission is now trying to up its claim capacity to one thousand a month.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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