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The main insurer of churches in New Zealand will no longer cover acts of God – namely, damage from earthquakes.
More than 600 churches are likely to be affected by leading insurer of faith organisations Ansvar NZ's decision to stop providing them with earthquake cover.
Ansvar has handled $700 million of quake-related claims since Christchurch suffered its first big quake in September last year. It collected just $35m in premiums over the same period.
Anglican Insurance Board chairman Don Baskerville said the move to refuse any new earthquake cover, and to renew existing cover on