Skip to main content

Media releases

12 May 2022

Provisional insurance claims data collected over 21-29 March 2022 for the torrential rain, thunderstorms and flash flooding that affected much of the top half of Te Ika-a-Māui (The North Island) but were particularly focused...

22 Apr 2022

With our borders opening and global travel starting up once again, it’s a good time to think about all the new requirements around getting away. To checking long disused passports aren’t now out of date and brushing up on visa...

04 Apr 2022

Provisional general insurance claims for cyclone Dovi, which traversed the North Island and the top of the South Island between 9 and 14 February, have come in at $44.43 million across 8,767 claims says the Insurance Council of...

22 Mar 2022

The Insurance Council of New Zealand Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ) today released claims progress data on Westport’s July 2021 floods. They show 85% of home claims were fully settled or near completion. Around 85% of home...

07 Mar 2022

The whole point of insurance is to protect the things we value most. For many of us, outside of whānau and friends, that means our homes. Our homes not only provide us with a place to live, they are also central to our financial...

25 Feb 2022

The initial estimate of insurance claims within Aotearoa New Zealand arising from the tsunami resulting from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai eruption is 60 claims totalling $5,876,560.   Of the 60 claims, 49 relate to...

23 Feb 2022

With the borders starting to open on 28 February, it’s essential that travellers are insured for both Covid and traditional travel risks.  “With the much higher transmissibility of Omicron, we expect the proportion of...

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...

Displaying results 17 to 24 out of 215