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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 >>

Burglaries cost $400,000 per day in festive season

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 11:27 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Christmas time is the busy season for burglars with a higher chance of homeowners being away from home on holidays, out shopping or socialising with friends and family. More >>

Simpler process for settling Kaikoura Earthquake claims

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:42 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

An agreement between private insurers and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will simplify how home and contents insurance claims are resolved for people affected by the Kaikoura Earthquake. More >>

Failure to comply with building standards, Wellington

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:34 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand believes a significant cause of damage to commercial property buildings following the 14 November Kaikoura earthquake series is a failure to comply with non-structural, seismic restraint guidelines. More >>

Earthquake insurance advisory: Temporary Accommodation

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:47 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand advise people who have uninhabitable homes due to earthquake damage to contact their insurer directly for help with temporary accommodation. Most home policies as well as contents policies provide cover for ... More >>

Earthquake insurance advisory

Monday, 14 November 2016, 10:18 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand are advising people to contact their insurer as well as the Earthquake Commission as a result of the earthquakes in the early hours of this morning. People who have suffered damage to their home, land or contents ... More >>

ICNZ welcomes new rules on water damaged cars

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 10:46 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand welcomed the announcement today from NZTA that water damaged light vehicles will now need electrical and pyrotechnic safety components replaced. More >>

Substandard Steel Mesh - ICNZ reassures homeowners

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 5:21 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

“People with home and contents insurance in houses built with steel slabs using sub-standard steel mesh in the last four years should not be unduly concerned about their insurance coverage. More >>

Youi and Commerce Commission charges

Friday, 12 August 2016, 11:38 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

“The Insurance Council of New Zealand is disappointed with the actions and processes at Youi, which have led to the Commerce Commission laying charges in the Auckland District Court. Youi has advised the ICNZ that it has speedily implemented all required ... More >>

Fire Service Funding – disappointment with poor policy

Friday, 29 April 2016, 11:06 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Continuing to tax only those people who pay insurance to fund the fire service is blatantly unfair and well out of step with best policy practice internationally, the Insurance Council of New Zealand said in response to today’s new funding arrangements ... More >>

 

 

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