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14 Jan 2019

It’s summertime, which means it’s the best time of year to camp. While most people just want to relax, ICNZ is reminding people to check their contents cover is up to date to ensure they don’t find themselves bearing unnecessary,...

19 Dec 2018

The Insurance Council of NZ (ICNZ) is urging people to stay safe this summer after an analysis of claims data showed that January is the busiest period of the year for burglaries. According to the data from 2017 and 2018,...

13 Dec 2018

Insurers have spent more than $226 million this year helping customers recover from extreme weather, according to data from the Insurance Council of NZ (ICNZ). The severe weather stats place 2018 as the second most expensive...

12 Dec 2018

Consumers are enquiring about whether they will be covered under travel insurance policies for delays and cancellations caused by the proposed Air NZ engineering and logistics staff strike planned for 21, 22 and 23...

13 Nov 2018

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) today welcomed the announcement of the Public Inquiry into EQC, headed by Dame Silvia Cartwright. ICNZ is pleased the focus will be on lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquake...

24 Oct 2018

New Zealand is ranked as the second riskiest country in the world in a major international study released by Lloyd’s of London. The report looks at non-life underinsurance and insurance penetration data for 43 countries. It’s...

08 Oct 2018

ICNZ is reminding small and medium sized business owners to take a look at their cyber security this Cyber Smart Week. “Managing cyber risks is key for small-medium enterprises hoping to succeed in a modern, digital world,” says...

01 Aug 2018

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the introduction of a Bill to Parliament today to establish a Canterbury Earthquakes Tribunal because it hopes it will accelerate claim settlements. “The people of Canterbury have...

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