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Earthquakes can’t shake capital city’s insurance cover

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Wellington City Council has talked its insurers into upping its quake cover. But it comes at a cost, reports RUSSELL PALMER.

Council bid to up quake insurance may be futile

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington City Council officials are off to Europe to increase the city’s earthquake insurance by a third.

But they’re not confident, reports SAMANTHA IVES, because recent disasters have stretched the insurance industry. AARON VAN DELDEN’s video report looks at other council quake work.