Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission (Uiuinga Tumatanui ki te Komihana Ruwhenua)

Closes 26 May 2019

Opened 9 Apr 2019


The Public Inquiry into the Earthquake Commission is examining the role and work of EQC in the aftermath of recent natural disasters.

The Inquiry wants to hear from a wide range of people and organisations about their experiences with EQC following recent events such as the earthquakes in greater Christchurch, Hurunui district and Kaikōura, Seddon, Eketāhuna, and the floods at Edgecumbe.

The Inquiry is focused on ensuring EQC is prepared for future events. It is not about apportioning blame, and will not operate in an adversarial way similar to what you might see in a courtroom.

You can attach supplementary information to support your submission points but please note that the Inquiry cannot address matters relating to specific claims.

You can request confidentiality for all or part of the submission (including documents submitted to the Inquiry), and EQC has agreed to waive confidentiality around its settlements for speaking to the Inquiry. 

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