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Tornado The Costliest On Record With $32m Paid To Customers For Insured Losses

Monday, 9 August 2021, 6:29 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Preliminary figures released by the Insurance Council of New Zealand - Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa - report that insurers have supported their customers with $32m paid for insured losses resulting from the tornado that tore through the South Auckland ... More >>

‘Just Wondering - How Well Do You Understand Your Insurance?’

Monday, 9 August 2021, 7:03 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

This Money Week the Insurance Council of New Zealand - Te Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa - is encouraging New Zealanders to make one day during the week their ‘Insurance Day’ to check their insurance and that the cover it provides meets their needs. ... More >>

ICNZ Supports Steps For Constant Improvements To Customer Outcomes

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 6:12 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand - Te Kāhui Inihiua o Aotearoa - acknowledged the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) conduct and culture review of the fire, general and health insurance sector, and the need for constant improvement of the sector. ... More >>

Severe Weather Clean-up Advice To Help Insurance Customers

Monday, 19 July 2021, 1:48 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The severe weather of the weekend has left many Kiwis with a lengthy clean up, especially those in Westport and Buller. As people start to return home the Insurance Council of New Zealand - Te Kāhui Inihui o Aotearoa - has some useful tips and advice. "Those ... More >>

Single Point Of Contact For New Zealanders' Insurance Claims For Future Natural Disasters

Monday, 28 June 2021, 10:15 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

From 30 June 2021, New Zealanders will have a single point of contact to support their insurance recovery if their home or land is damaged in a natural disaster. This follows the commencement of the new Natural Disaster Response Model between ... More >>

Insurance Support For Customers Affected By South Auckland Tornado

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 5:39 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand - Te Kāhui Inihui o Aotearoa - is urging those affected by the tornado that ripped through the South Auckland suburb of Papatoetoe to stay safe and reach out to their insurer for support. "It is exactly these ... More >>

Insurers Support Canterbury Customers Affected By Floods

Monday, 31 May 2021, 12:17 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

As the rain continues to hit the wider Canterbury region the Insurance Council of New Zealand is encouraging Canterbury residents to contact their insurer to support them with their recovery. "Floods can leave vast damage in their wake and your ... More >>

End Of Daylight Savings Reminder - Check Your House Is Fire Safe And Ready For Winter

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 10:49 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

With clocks going back an hour this Sunday (5 April 2021) ICNZ is reminding Kiwis to check their house and property is ready for the cooler months ahead. Tim Grafton, CE Insurance Council of New Zealand, says that while winter is a couple of months ... More >>

2020 The Costliest Year For Severe Weather - Customers Get $248m Support From Insurers

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 9:41 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Insurance support for communities around the country hit by extreme weather events has hit a new annual record of $248m, with insurance customers making more than 13,600 weather related claims for the twelve months to December 2020. The revised figure ... More >>

Insurers Caution Home Buyers To Be Wary Of Insurance Pitfalls For Multi-unit Buildings

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 2:13 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Are you buying a new home attached to others? Is it being sold without a body-corporate to reduce costs and issues? The Insurance Council of New Zealand is urging all potential or existing owners of multi-unit property to check they can adequately insure their ... More >>

ICNZ Issues Advice For Boaties Planning To Capitalise On The America’s Cup Challenge Races

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 12:01 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) is warning all vessel operators to check they comply with the necessary Maritime New Zealand safety system requirements before heading out to watch the America’s Cup races this summer. "There are some ... More >>

2020 ICNZ And ANZIIF Scholarship Winner Announced

Friday, 4 December 2020, 1:12 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is proud to announce Anna Graham of IAG as the winner of the 2020 ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship. Anna is an Operational Risk Analyst ... More >>

Insurance Claims For Ohau Fire Reach $34.8m

Sunday, 22 November 2020, 7:11 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand has today released its preliminary figures for the Ohau fire, 4-5 October, with $34.8 million paid for insured losses. To date insurers have supported their customers with 154 house and contents claims, 19 business ... More >>

Money Week 2020 - ICNZ Answers Kiwis Top Insurance Questions

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 11:20 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Over the next five days ICNZ is asking Kiwis what their top insurance questions are to help improve their understanding of insurance this Money Week, 10-14 August 2020. "We know that insurance can often be confusing and complicated, and that ... More >>

Cost Of Southland February Floods Grows To $29.6m To Support Customer Recovery

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 9:49 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The extent of damage caused by the February floods has been reaffirmed, with insurance customers receiving $29.6 million for weather related losses. The cost to support customers recover from the flood, that saw a state of emergency declared in Southland, ... More >>

Fire Service Must Be Funded As An Emergency Service

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 11:18 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) is calling on political parties to back our volunteer and paid firefighters by funding them appropriately for their services much like the Police are funded. The comment follows the publication of the summary ... More >>

Customers Get $20 Million From Their Insurers For First Flood Of 2020

Monday, 4 May 2020, 11:17 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

Insurance customers received $19.7 million to meet losses from the February 2020 floods that lead to a state of emergency being declared in Southland, Fiordland and Clutha. The preliminary figures show the severity of the event which affected the ... More >>

ICNZ Clarifies Extent Of COVID-19 Impacts On Motor Insurance

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 11:37 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) welcomes the announcement from Finity Consulting that savings on personal motor claims will amount to approximately $35 million during the four-week Level 4 period. Tim Grafton, CE ICNZ, says the independent ... More >>

ICNZ Reaffirms Proactive Steps Of Industry To Support Its Customers

Friday, 17 April 2020, 10:42 am | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand says that contrary to some reports the insurance industry acted fast and early to actively support its customers facing increased financial hardship. "Since March, our members have ensured they are fully open ... More >>

ICNZ Respond To The Release Of The Public Inquiry Into The Earthquake Commission

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:49 pm | Insurance Council of New Zealand

The ICNZ has today acknowledge the release of the Review of the Earthquake Commission (EQC) by Dame Silvia Cartwright, culminating more than a year of engagement. Commenting on the release of the review Tim Grafton, CE Insurance Council of New Zealand, says ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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