Tag Archives: Christchurch Earthquake

Fast-tracking Christchurch Earthquake claims from 1 Feb


A welcome practice note was issued just prior to Xmas by Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue. The “practice note” can be viewed here for those interested in the details. In essence, from 1 February 2012 Christchurch earthquake related claims … Continue reading

Posted in Construction Law, Litigation, Property Law | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The end of New Zealand’s Building Heritage?


Alarming suggestions over the weekend that elderly New Zealand buildings in places other than Dunedin and Northland may simply be uninsurable in the near future. Crombie Lookwood insurance brokers’ Richmond-based relationship manager Karen Botica told more than 50 invited guests … Continue reading

Posted in Banking & Finance, Insurance Law, Property Law, Residential property | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Just in case some tardy Cantabrians should happen by…


You’ve got till the end of today (Monday the 23rd of May 2011) to get claims into the Earthquake Commission for property & contents lost due to the 22 Feb quake. For details generally, see the NZ Herald report here. … Continue reading

Posted in Business Law, Property Law | Tagged , , | Leave a comment