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28 Aug 2017

The Insurance Council of New Zealand today firmly rejected Labour’s plans to set up an Arbitration Tribunal against insurers in Christchurch. “This is a misconceived, poorly thought through seat-of-the-pants policy that runs...

25 Aug 2017

The two cyclones that swept through New Zealand during April and caused residents of Edgecumbe to be evacuated has resulted in insured costs of $109 million the Insurance Council of New Zealand reported today. Provisional data...

17 Aug 2017

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) today urged residential Canterbury customers to contact their insurer if they have an outstanding 2010/2011 earthquake claim and are unsure on how the Limitation Act will affect...

07 Aug 2017

The Insurance Council of New Zealand is supporting the decision by the Government to exempt travel insurance and insurance on certain types of property from having to pay the Fire Service Levy. “While we oppose the policy of...

27 Jul 2017

The Insurance Council of New Zealand says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s recommendations on long-term planning for climate change fell short in not dealing with how New Zealand should adapt to climate...

24 Jul 2017

The Insurance Council of New Zealand advise people who have uninhabitable homes due to flood damage to contact their insurer directly for help with temporary accommodation. “Reports in today suggest that some people may be...

21 Jul 2017

Private insurers have paid out over half a billion dollars in claims from the 14 November earthquake, with $108 million paid to customers in the month of June, the Insurance Council reported today. “Progress is moving at a rapid...

21 Jul 2017

With heavy rainfall expected in Dunedin and parts of Canterbury receiving up to 180mm before noon Saturday, the Insurance Council of NZ is urging people in the region to be prepared for flooding. “We want to help communities to...

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