Kōrero: Crown entities

EQC minister Bill English

EQC minister Bill English

The minister in charge of the Earthquake Commission (EQC), Bill English, and EQC insurance manager Lance Dixon visit Sea Breeze Close in the Christchurch suburb of Bexley to examine properties damaged in the Canterbury (Darfield) earthquake of 4 September 2010. The EQC was established in 1945 to provide earthquake and war damage cover for those who bought fire insurance. Cover for other natural disasters was introduced later and cover for war damage was dropped. The EQC is a type of Crown entity known as a Crown agent.

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Photograph by Ross Setford

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Rob Laking, 'Crown entities - How are Crown entities governed?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32666/eqc-minister-bill-english (accessed 19 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Rob Laking, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jun 2015