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We'd like to think the Wrightway Construction team includes some of the best builders in Christchurch. This page is dedicated to us giving you construction information that could help you navigate EQC repairs, changes in legislations & provide you with evidence that your working with a Christchurch home repair contractor that has a high standard of workmanship. Wrightway's reputation, as well as our fantastic customer reviews, seem to tell the story.

EQC settlement cap & levies due to double

By Ash Horton | October 7, 2021

    Insurers have had it suggested to them that they should reduce their premiums after our Government has doubled the maximum amount the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will pay in a disaster. David Clark, the EQC Minister announced on in October 2021 that from October 2022, the EQC payout cap will be doubled. That takes the…

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Time nearly up for those who bought quake-damaged Christchurch homes

By Ash Horton | October 1, 2020

We are nearly at the cut-off point for registering your home with EQC’s for the governments ex-gratia support payment. See this article on stuff for more detail, or visit this page to get started. Wrightway Construction are happy to discuss any questions you may have about this, but please note the cut-off date is the…

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Earthquake repairs more than the payout?

By wrightway | April 23, 2020

Purchased a home post-quake, but the earthquake repairs are more than the payout? Keep reading. On the 15 August 2019 The Earthquake Commission (EQC) announced the governments ex-gratia policy stating that  owners of on-sold, over-cap properties can apply for an ex-gratia government payment to support their homes repairs. This means that If you’ve purchased a home in Canterbury…

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Christchurch ‘on sold’ owners warned of companies ‘clipping the ticket’ on payments

By wrightway | October 30, 2019

Christchurch “on sold” homeowners qualifying for a special earthquake payment are being warned using claims settlement companies will cost them. The Government has issued the warning as it promotes its “one stop shop” for settling claims, but claims services maintain there may still be a need for them. Read the full article here;

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Member Spotlight – Wrightway Construction

By wrightway | October 23, 2019

Member Spotlight – Wrightway Construction Wrightway Construction Ltd was started in May 2013, being primarily involved in the repairs of earthquake damaged homes in the greater Christchurch area and is one of the last building companies in the programme, Read more here

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Wrightway Joins The Canterbury ReBuild Safety Charter

By wrightway | May 9, 2018

Wrightway Joins The Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter This month Wrightway Construction joined up to the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter. Here’s a good video on what it is all about… Plus if you want more information go here.

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