This page includes a directory of land publications and reports into land damage written or commissioned by EQC. They are grouped by topic.
Geotechnical land reports for the Canterbury earthquakes - these reports were prepared for EQC by Tonkin & Taylor (environmental and engineering consultants). The purpose of the reports is to communicate information that may be relevant to residential land claims under the Earthquake Commission Act 1993. Please note: This information is not intended to form a complete technical report on land changes in all or any part of Canterbury.
Stage 3 land report - Canterbury Earthquakes 2010 and 2011. Land report as at 29 February 2012. Published: July 2012
Stage 2 land reports - Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Geotechnical factual reports by suburb. Published: December 2011
Stage 1 land reports - Darfield Earthquake Recovery. Geotechnical factual reports. Published: October 2010–Feb 2011
Guide to Canterbury Land Claims - Visible Damage (PDF 2560KB)
Guide to Settlement of Canterbury Flat Land Claims (PDF 1,119KB)
Guide to Settlement of Port Hills Land Claims (PDF 2,597 KB)
Diminution of Value methodology
Liquefaction Vulnerability Study - EQC engaged Tonkin & Taylor to undertake a study to determine a method for predicting where liquefaction-related damage is likely to occur in future seismic events in Canterbury.