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09 Apr 2020

ICNZ supports the move by the Government to provide a ‘safe harbour’ for directors of companies facing significant liquidity problems due to COVID-19 pandemic. The move is part of wider temporary changes being made to the...

09 Apr 2020

ICNZ has today acknowledged the release of the Review of the Earthquake Commission (EQC) by Dame Silvia Cartwright, culminating more than a year of engagement. Commenting on the release of the review Tim Grafton, CE Insurance...

02 Apr 2020

In recognition of the widening implications of the Covid-19 crisis, ICNZ has been working closely with regulators and government departments on how to adjust the regulatory and policy programme planned for 2020. Insurance is a...

02 Apr 2020

We are sure that you werent the only kiwi sitting safe at home during our COVID-19 lockdown wondering why have car insurance when you’re not driving your car or why have contents insurance because there’s no chance of a burglary...

01 Apr 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) is pleased to announce the appointment of its Board following its virtually conducted AGM on the 27th of March, 2020. Paul Smeaton, CEO of Suncorp, was elected President and Craig...

31 Mar 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand has today launched its revised Fair Insurance Code which encourages good conduct and professionalism in the insurance industry and describes how the relationship between insurers and their...

30 Mar 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and its members have announced a set of core principles they have each pledged to use to guide their individual response to support their customers and suppliers during the Covid-19...

30 Mar 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has issued advice for car owners whose WOF may fall due during New Zealand’s Alert Level 4 period which started at 11:59pm on 25 March 2020. Tim Grafton, CE ICNZ, assures car owners...

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