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ICNZ Newsletter, April 2018

Friday, 27 April 2018, 1:12 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

ICNZ is currently reviewing the Fair Insurance Code to ensure it remains relevant for consumers. More >>

ICNZ statement on announcement of ministerial adviser in EQC

Friday, 23 February 2018, 3:31 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

ICNZ welcomes the appointment of an independent ministerial advisor to EQC. We continue to be supportive of measures the government takes to speed up settlements of outstanding claims arising from the Canterbury quakes. More >>

First storm of 2018 costs more than $26m

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:49 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Figures released by the Insurance Council this morning show the provisional cost to insurers of the first storm of 2017 is likely to exceed $27 million. The total provisional cost, which encompasses claims made to private insurers in the first ... More >>

ICNZ urges people affected by Gita to contact their insurers

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:50 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council is advising people affected by Cyclone Gita to contact their insurers directly. More >>

Preparation advice ahead of Cyclone Gita

Monday, 19 February 2018, 1:09 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council is advising people to take the time today to prepare their properties for Cyclone Gita. Gita is due to make landfall at Wellington and on the West Coast around 10 o’clock tonight. With it, it’s forecast to bring strong ... More >>

Council Urges Caution in Face of Extreme Weather

Friday, 2 February 2018, 9:15 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council is advising people affected by recent heavy rain and flooding to be cautious with their own safety and to contact their insurer as soon as they’re able. More >>

Kaikōura Earthquake Claims Progressing Well

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 1:35 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Kaikōura earthquake recovery is progressing well, according to new data out today from the Insurance Council of NZ. More >>

Insurance Council Seeks Submissions on Review of Code

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:04 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of NZ is encouraging consumers of insurance and community and consumer groups to have their say on the review of the Fair Insurance Code. The Code sets high standards for general insurers who are members of ICNZ in all their ... More >>

ICNZ welcomes buried problem coming to light

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:26 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the Deep South report out today on climate change and stormwater and wastewater systems which highlights the need for a long term approach to adapting to climate change. More >>

Most of Kaikōura & Edgecumbe claims complete by year-end

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:51 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Private insurers are confident that the majority of Kaikōura earthquake and Edgecumbe flood settlement offers will be complete by year-end the Insurance Council of New Zealand reported today. More >>

Quake outcasts decision unfair to people who insure

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 3:43 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Future governments must pass legislation to clarify how they will treat uninsured property owners after natural catastrophes says the Insurance Council of New Zealand. More >>

July Weather Costs Insurers $31m

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 8:47 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Ten days of snow, rain wind and flooding in July has caused $31 million damage to people’s homes, contents, businesses, boats and motor vehicles the Insurance Council of New Zealand reported today. More >>

Government raises homeowner insurance premiums

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:38 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Major increases in taxes and levies on people who insure their homes could see low income households not able to protect themselves from disasters the Insurance Council of New Zealand said today. More >>

Insurance advisory: Easter heavy rain expected for BOP

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:57 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

With up to 300mm expected to hit Bay of Plenty in the 72 hours from midday Wednesday, on an already saturated region, the Insurance Council of NZ is urging people in the region and throughout the country to be prepared for flooding. “We want to help ... More >>

Edgecumbe insurance advisory: Temporary Accommodation

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:56 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

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. More >>

Risk reduction insurance advisory: North Island heavy rain

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 11:58 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

With more heavy rain expected today and tomorrow as a result of the remnants of Cyclone Debbie, the Insurance Council of NZ is urging people in the North Island to be prepared for flooding. More >>

ICNZ supports IPSA review process

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 2:24 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomes the review of the legislation that regulates insurers that was announced today. More >>

Insurance advisory: flooding in Upper North Island

Friday, 10 March 2017, 9:42 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of NZ advises people affected by flood damage with the weather related events in the Upper North Island to contact their insurer as soon as possible. More >>

First Fair Insurance Code data released

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:36 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand released today its first Fair Insurance Code annual report of the number of claims received, the number of complaints made to internal and external dispute resolution schemes, along with the number of significant ... More >>

Kaikoura earthquake business claims reach $900 million

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 10:40 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand announced today that private insurers have received business claims valued at more than $900 million from the 14 November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

 

 

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