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Quake insurance advisory service extended

Thursday, July 06, 2017   Posted in: Earthquake By: Administrator With tags: housing, earthquake recovery, advice, services

Christchurch City Council Newsline: 5th July 2017

The Government has approved $600,000 to extend the Residential Advisory Service until the end of the year.

The Residential Advisory Service was set up in 2013 to help greater Christchurch residents navigate their earthquake insurance claims. It has since evolved from a free legal advice service to one that helps broker solutions with insurance companies.

“The service has done an exceptional job of closing over 4300 difficult claims. However there are still some residents stuck in insurance limbo,'' said Minister supporting Great Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner.

“The extension of the service will mean those people will continue to be supported. Exit surveys show 76 percent of RAS clients feel better informed about their situation, 72 percent are more confident about their next steps, and 82 percent would recommend the service to others,” Ms Wagner said.

RAS moves to being fully-funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment this week.

Visit the Residental Advisory Service website for more information. You can also contact them by phone (03 379 7027 or 0800 777 299) or email (info[at]

Residental Advisory Service for Property Owners: 0800 777 299 or

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