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FMG announces new Chief Executive Officer

Monday, 20 September 2021, 12:18 pm | FMG

Rural insurer FMG has announced Adam Heath as its new Chief Executive Officer who will start in the role on 20 December 2021. More >>

FMG rewards three aspiring agriculturalists

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:58 pm | FMG

FMG rewards three aspiring agriculturalists Following a record number of applications, FMG has this year offered an additional place on its Agriculture Scholarship programme – rewarding three outstanding school leavers. The recipients include; James Robertson ... More >>

Manawatu Contact Centre Awards showcases talent in region

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 1:02 pm | FMG

FMG is proud to be part of the Manawatu Contact Centre Awards and to have picked up two honours during Friday’s award ceremony in Palmerston North. New Zealand’s leading rural insurer won CSR Agent of the Year, with the award going to Phillippa ... More >>

FMG extends its university scholarship programme

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 3:03 pm | FMG

Applications for FMG’s agriculture scholarships are now open and will this year include school leavers looking to study ag-based degrees at Waikato University. More >>

NZ's largest rural insurer launches awareness campaign

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 2:20 pm | FMG

New Zealand’s largest rural insurer, FMG, is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the risks of tractor fires during the nesting season. The campaign comes with the endorsement of the National Rural Fire Authority. FMG Head of Claims, Sean Beattie, ... More >>

Wild weather brings timely reminder for farmers

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 10:21 pm | FMG

Arctic storms raging across the country this week provided a timely reminder of the impact on livelihoods bad weather can bring. And for farmers about to get into full swing with lambing, the potential losses are very real. FMG General Manager and former ... More >>

Buoyant agriculture set to benefit NZ economy – FMG chairman

Friday, 24 June 2011, 1:16 pm | FMG

New Zealand is set to benefit from a buoyant agriculture as high commodity prices throughout the industry begin flowing through to the rest of the economy, predicts Greg Gent, chairman of FMG insurance company. More >>

FMG reports solid result & confirmation of “A” credit rating

Friday, 24 June 2011, 1:15 pm | FMG

New Zealand’s leading rural insurer, FMG has reported a solid profit for the year ending 31 March 2011 of $10 million and confirmation of its “A” rating from ratings agency A M Best. FMG chief executive Chris Black said the result was outstanding ... More >>

FMG announces purchase of Quadrant Insurance Group

Friday, 24 June 2011, 11:03 am | FMG

New Zealand's leading rural insurer, FMG today announced the acquisition of Quadrant Insurance Group, the country's leading provider of comprehensive equine and livestock related insurance. More >>

Blizzard prompts FMG to offer livestock catastrophe cover

Friday, 1 April 2011, 3:35 pm | FMG

FMG in partnership with the farming industry has developed an innovative Livestock Catastrophe Policy for sheep farmers. This introductory offer is the first of its kind in the New Zealand insurance market and has been developed in response to the ... More >>

FMG fronts up for Christchurch

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 9:40 pm | FMG

Rural New Zealand insurer, FMG, has donated $200,000 to the New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Appeal. More >>

High Returns for Local Market

Tuesday, 29 August 2006, 2:21 pm | FMG

After 101 years in the field, New Zealand’s leading rural insurance firm is looking forward to a bright future. More >>

FMG fit for the future with strong result

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 10:50 am | FMG

Leading rural insurance firm FMG has begun their second century with a strong 2005/06 profit and growth result, announced today. More >>

FMG campaign aims to safeguard dairy farmers

Thursday, 4 May 2006, 6:07 pm | FMG

New Zealand rural insurer FMG has launched a campaign to ensure dairy farmers are aware of, and protected from, the risks associated with farming. More >>

FMG & Australian Unity to join forces

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 5:12 pm | FMG

New Zealand rural insurer FMG announced today the formation of a new Australian based joint venture with Australian Unity. More >>

FMG & Australian Unity to join forces

Wednesday, 12 April 2006, 1:03 pm | FMG

New Zealand rural insurer FMG announced today the formation of a new Australian based joint venture with Australian Unity. More >>

Smoking Jumps, Profanity Decreases: Oscar Nominees

Wednesday, 1 March 2006, 9:37 am | FMG

LOS ANGELES – In a comparative analysis of this year’s to last year’s Academy Award Best Picture nominees, reported a 313% increase in measurable instances of tobacco use and a 31% drop in overall profanity. More >>

Vote of confidence in rural sector

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 2:43 pm | FMG

Leading rural insurance and finance company FMG has revealed plans to expand its activities within the rural sector. More >>

Rural Customers to Benefit from New IT Project

Monday, 27 June 2005, 11:34 am | FMG

A major IT contract was recently signed by leading rural insurer, FMG (formerly known as Farmers’ Mutual Group) for a project to redevelop FMG’s customer/sales network. The supplier is application software specialist, Sales Technologies Ltd. More >>

FMG achieves excellent results

Tuesday, 21 June 2005, 11:44 am | FMG

Leading financial services company FMG has posted a profit before tax of $20.0 million in the 2004/2005 year, up from $12.6 million the previous year. More >>