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Switch Phones Off for a Better Break These School Holidays

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:34 am | Southern Cross

These days we rely on our smart phones to keep us connected to the world, but research from Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) suggests the devices may be doing just the opposite. More >>

CopWatch : Hassled by police? Know your rights

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 2:02 pm | Southern Cross

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New survey results reveal health of kiwi workers, workplaces

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 8:38 am | Southern Cross

New Zealand lost around 6.6 million working days at a cost of $1.51 billion in 2016 More >>

Kiwis Relying More on Private Healthcare

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 9:24 am | Southern Cross

A significant rise in the number of elective surgical procedures paid for by not-for-profit health insurer, Southern Cross Health Society, shows more New Zealanders are choosing to rely on the private health system. More >>

‘Human’ treatments for man’s best friend is costly

Monday, 27 June 2016, 10:56 am | Southern Cross

There is a growing trend of pet owners forking out for treatments that have traditionally been associated with humans, and pet ownership can break the bank More >>

Southern Cross release top claims for each age group

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:37 pm | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Society has released the top five surgical claims by paid total for men and women in each age bracket. More >>

One in five get sick on holiday

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:52 pm | Southern Cross

Sickly sightseers, green globetrotters and tepid tourists – unfortunately, most of us have either been or seen these types of travellers struggling through a holiday. More >>

Southern Cross members among New Zealand’s most satisfied

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10:31 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Society members are among New Zealand’s happiest customers, according to a run of awards the insurer has won recently. The Health Society has recently taken out the Gold Award in the Health Insurance category at the Reader’s ... More >>

New health insurance plan for younger Kiwis

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:07 am | Southern Cross

New Zealand’s leading health insurer Southern Cross has today announced the release of a new health insurance product specifically designed for younger individuals, couples and families. More >>

Southern Cross expanding into life insurance

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 9:41 am | Southern Cross

Not-for-profit health insurer Southern Cross is launching into the life insurance business. More >>

Southern Cross Announces Unprecedented Insurance NZ Benefits

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 3:52 pm | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Announces Insurance Benefits Not Seen Before In NZ New Zealand’s largest health insurer Southern Cross is adding an allowance for prophylactic treatment and increasing the surgical claim limit on most of its plans. Prophylactic or preventative ... More >>

One in five lie to their doctor

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 10:45 am | Southern Cross

Do you smoke? How often do you drink? Do you exercise often? And how much do you spend on takeaways? More >>

Health and wealth stress us out

Thursday, 24 December 2015, 3:12 pm | Southern Cross

Health and money are the two things stressing us out according to a recent survey by New Zealand’s largest health insurer Southern Cross. More >>

Parents anything but sun smart

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 10:53 am | Southern Cross

The sun-smart message isn’t fully getting through to parents with over half (51%) admitting their children have been sunburnt, according to a survey by Southern Cross. The survey into the living habits of Kiwis, conducted by TNS, has revealed the most ... More >>

A Tooth Fairy For Adults

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 11:50 am | Southern Cross

Southern Cross Health Trust and the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) are playing tooth fairy for low income adults around New Zealand through an initiative called Smile NZ. More >>

Wellness in the Workplace Survey

Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:41 am | Southern Cross

This morning the second Wellness in the Workplace survey - a nationwide study of 113 employers (with 116,000 employees) by Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ is being released. The full Wellness in the Workplace 2015 survey can be found here ... More >>

Kiwi coffee lovers prefer an instant fix

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 11:05 am | Southern Cross

Hold onto your flat white! Despite being a country renowned for our coffee culture a new survey shows the preferred drink is instant. More >>

Hung over Kiwis still show up for work

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 11:04 am | Southern Cross

New Zealanders are more likely to show up for work hung over than take a day off to nurse their sore heads. More >>

Health Insurance Payouts Top $800 Million

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 11:52 am | Southern Cross

Figures released today show Southern Cross Health Society paid 2.3 million claims in the last calendar year with a combined value of $803,400,000. Though just 7% or 163,370 of those claims were for elective surgery they accounted for 73% of costs. ... More >>

Free Dental Care for Adults

Friday, 15 May 2015, 9:47 am | Southern Cross

Free dental care is being provided for up to 1500 low income adults through a new initiative - Smile New Zealand - funded and organised by Southern Cross Health Trust and the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA). More >>

 

 

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