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17 Dec 2020

As a coastal country it should be no surprise that approximately one in every seven Kiwis owns a boat or small pleasure craft. And in summer 2020-2021 we can expect there to be even more boats in our waters. Globally,...

16 Dec 2020

Christmas is unfortunately the time of year when claims often spike, with an increase in burglaries and unexpected accidental damage at campgrounds and holiday houses. We know that one in five Kiwis don’t bother taking out...

07 Dec 2020

As issued to media by ANZIIF Friday 5 December 2020 The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is proud to announce Anna Graham of IAG as the winner...

02 Dec 2020

With Christmas trees and decorations appearing around town, and summer holiday’s getting closer, there are some important things to remember to keep this season as cheerful as possible. To help keep you safe this festive season...

22 Nov 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand has today released its preliminary figures for the Ohau fire, 4-5 October, with $34.8 million paid for insured losses. To date insurers have supported their customers with 154 house and...

10 Nov 2020

Insurers are supporting their customers following the severe weather that continues to track over the North Island, resulting in flooding and landslips in Napier overnight (Monday 9 November). The Insurance Council of New...

05 Nov 2020

Almost a year on and the cost of the Timaru hailstorm, that went through Timaru on 20 November 2019, has increased again, with insured losses now totalling $170 million. Tim Grafton, CE ICNZ, says the revised figure reflects the...

02 Nov 2020

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) and private insurers have today announced a new partnership that will provide an improved, more collaborative approach to supporting New Zealanders through natural disasters in the future. Under...

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