Canty DHB quake insurance payout largest in NZ's history

Topham-Kindley, Liane
November 2013
New Zealand Doctor;11/6/2013, p25
The article reports on the $320-million insurance payout to repair earthquake-related damages to buildings and infrastructure at Canterbury District Health Board (DHB).


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