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Would you be prepared to pay a special earthquake levy?

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Colombo Street in Christchurch after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake.   Photo / Simon Baker
Colombo Street in Christchurch after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Photo / Simon Baker

The Treasury's early estimate of the damage of last week's earthquake is $10 billion to $15 billion.

That comes on top of the $5 billion cost of last September's quake, Prime Minister John Key said yesterday.

"I think we have got around $15 billion provisioned. That doesn't mean there won't be an impact on the Crown accounts. There absolutely will and you will see that in the May Budget," he said.

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