The Insurance Aftershock:The Christchurch Fiasco Post-Earthquakes 2010-2016
by Sarah-Alice Miles
More than five years have passed since the September 4, 2010 Canterbury earthquake. Many thousands of Cantabrians are still living away from their homes, paying rents, mortgages and rates on uninhabitable properties, slowly going broke and as yet there is no end in sight. In the background is an insurance industry and a Government that has done little to assist the population in its time of need.