Author name: Christian Judge

Flood advice: stay safe and contact your insurer early

The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) urges those affected by floods and storms across Tairāwhiti and Hawke’s Bay to put their safety first, heed the advice of local authorities, including to self evacuate as per the State of Emergency declaration in Tairawhiti, and contact their insurer early if their …

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Insurers welcome next step in climate disaster recovery

The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) welcomes the next step in the recovery from the twin climate disasters of the Auckland Anniversary Weekend floods and Cyclone Gabrielle.  ICNZ acknowledges this will provide certainty for many customers, but some customers will not have all the information they need to make …

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$395.3 million of $2.47 bn of 2023 climate claims settled

Note – this is corrected version of the original which overstated the number of claims settled. Combined claims for the Auckland Anniversary Weekend flooding and Cyclone Gabrielle now stand at 96,586 claims worth $2.47 billion. Insurers have so far paid out over 14,124, 15%, of claims. On 1 April, insurers had put $395 million back …

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