Skip to main content

Media releases

01 Feb 2022

The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) urges West Coasters and Cantabrians to act now and follow the advice of local Civil Defence to protect themselves, homes and property following the Red Heavy...

18 Jan 2022

Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) members are working with the Harbour Master and marina management to co-ordinate the safe recovery of wrecks, pollution management and health and safety matters...

18 Jan 2022

Gale force winds and storms between 9 and 13 September 2021 resulted in insurers supporting communities to the tune of $36.5 m. This is a significant rise, of $16.7 m, on preliminary figures for the event and lifts the end of...

22 Dec 2021

Total weather-related insurance costs have already hit a record high in 2021 at $304.9 m*, beating the previous record, set in 2020, of $274 m. Insured losses are only part of the picture. Taking under-insured and uninsured...

16 Dec 2021

Christmas Kirihimete is unfortunately a time of year when empty homes, full cars and perhaps being off our guard while staying away means more opportunities for burglaries and accidental loss or damage. While insurance can often...

10 Dec 2021

Whether you’re spending Christmas Kirihimete at home or heading away, especially with the Auckland border set to open on 15 December, take care not to let fire ruin the festive season says the Insurance Council of New Zealand...

09 Dec 2021

The storm of 16-19 July 2021 that affected large parts of the country led to $140.5 million in insurance pay-outs across to the community covering 5,534 claims. Worst affected areas included Buller and Westland, particularly...

01 Dec 2021

Check your travel insurance for COVID-19 cover before you book overseas travel. That’s the message from the Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) following the recent announcement of plans for the...

Displaying results 9 to 16 out of 200