Gisborne Quake Claims Pass $30 Million

Claims for damage caused by the magnitude 6.8 earthquake off the coast near Gisborne on the 20th of December 2007 have now passed $30 million.

In figures released today, disaster insurer EQC reports that 4,610 claims from the Gisborne area total $28,041,463 whilst another 121 claims from Wairoa add up to $613,203. A further 1,374 claims from other areas comprise $2,237,457 bringing total claims to $30,892,123.

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