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02 Aug 2016

Two days of wild weather in March that caused several rivers to overflow has cost insurers $30 million dollars, the Insurance Council of New Zealand reported today. Hundreds of people were evacuated after 350mm of rain in a...

13 Jul 2016

The Insurance Council of New Zealand supports the broad outline of proposals to lift the quality of financial advice released by Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today.  “We have been strong proponents...

09 May 2016

The Insurance Council of New Zealand announced today that private insurers have settled 20,000 Canterbury earthquake over cap residential property claims in its latest release of quarterly progress data.  Chief Executive...

29 Apr 2016

Continuing to tax only those people who pay insurance to fund the fire service is blatantly unfair and well out of step with best policy practice internationally, the Insurance Council of New Zealand said in response to today’s...

01 Feb 2016

Private insurers are on track to settle the vast majority of Canterbury earthquake claims by the end of this year, the Insurance Council announced today.  Nearly 5,400 major repairs and rebuilds were settled in 2015 which...

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