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Insurance advisory for people affected by Nelson fires

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 3:01 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Residents who’ve suffered property damage or evacuation due to the Nelson fires are being advised to take care when returning to their properties and to get in touch with their insurer. More >>

Summer safety tips for campers

Monday, 14 January 2019, 9:04 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

It’s summertime, which means it’s the best time of year to camp. While most people just want to relax, ICNZ is reminding people to check their contents cover is up to date to ensure they don’t find themselves bearing unnecessary, and sometimes ... More >>

Insurers pay $226m to support recovery from extreme weather

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:09 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The severe weather stats place 2018 as the second most expensive year for severe weather events since 1969, with 33,064 claims costing $226.4 million. 2018 fell just short of 2017’s record, a year in which severe weather events cost insurers $243 ... More >>

ICNZ supports PGF funding for 3D mapping

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 4:04 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand is pleased with the decision of Regional Economic Development Minister, Hon. Shane Jones, to provide funding through the Provincial Growth Fund for expanded LiDAR data mapping in the regions. More >>

Managing cyber risks key for SMEs

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:38 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

ICNZ is reminding small and medium sized business owners to take a look at their cyber security this Cyber Smart Week. More >>

Survey shows 24% of directors don’t have insurance

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:35 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

One in four directors may have to meet damages, legal costs and fines as well as costs incurred by their own organisations from their own pocket because they don’t have the right insurance cover. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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