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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 >>

Safety pays when travelling overseas

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 9:21 am | Southern Cross

Natural disasters such as the recent earthquake in Nepal and volcano eruption in Chile serve as a timely reminder to check your destination is safe and purchase insurance long before you travel, advises Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). More >>

Southern Cross Customers Ready For Cloud Demand

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 12:46 pm | Southern Cross

HAMILTON, Bermuda – March 24, 2015 – Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that it had successfully completed arrangements with six of the largest ISP providers in the Australia/New Zealand region to supply their international capacity needs ... More >>

Southern Cross brings pet into the family

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 3:48 pm | Southern Cross

Ellenco Pet Insurance has today officially become Southern Cross Pet Insurance (SCPI) and with the name change comes a whole new set of simplified products, a new website and now the ability to get a quote and apply online. Anthony McPhail, Head of SCPI, ... More >>

A dog, a horse and a monkey walked into a bar…

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 10:16 am | Southern Cross

It would be nice if there was a punchline, but in fact there’s a very good reason that interacting with these and dozens of other animals result in anguish not laughs. More >>

New Leadership Team for Southern Cross

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:36 pm | Southern Cross

Effective 1 July 2014, Peter Tynan will become CEO - Southern Cross Medical Care Society (the health insurance business), Terry Moore will become CEO - Southern Cross Health Trust (owner of the hospitals, travel insurance, primary care and pet insurance ... More >>

Independent Role Recommended to Drive Healthcare Change

Monday, 12 May 2014, 3:10 pm | Southern Cross

A high-powered healthcare Think Tank has recommended that a politically independent working group or health commission be established to help shape long term health policy and to drive the significant change needed to avoid a healthcare funding crisis. ... More >>

Southern Cross appoints new CEO

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 2:34 pm | Southern Cross

Anthony Briscoe has been appointed as the new President and CEO of the Southern Cross Cable Network, Chair Nick Clarke announced today. Anthony replaces Fiona Beck, who has been CEO since 2001, who is stepping down to pursue roles as an independent ... More >>

Survey highlights trust issues

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 12:17 pm | Southern Cross

Survey highlights trust issues Men are more likely than woman to try to cheat their insurer – ironically , they also have the least faith in their insurer doing the right thing. More >>

Snakes on a claim

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:34 am | Southern Cross

A near-fatal brush with a rattlesnake, an infected spider bite and multiple scorpion stings top Southern Cross Travel Insurance’s (SCTI) list of unusual medical claims resulting from chance encounters with wildlife. One SCTI customer travelling in the ... More >>

Disruptions, Bedbugs & Other Tourists Top NZers Gripe List

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 9:57 am | Southern Cross

Delays and inferior accommodation are the biggest irritations for New Zealanders when travelling according to Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI). An SCTI-commissioned TNS survey, carried out in September 2013, quizzed 2,000 Kiwis on the things that ... More >>

Absenteeism Costs $1.3 billion

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 9:54 am | Southern Cross

An estimated 6.1 million days of work absences cost the New Zealand economy approximately $1.3 billion last year, according to the first Wellness in the Workplace survey to be conducted here. Wellness in the Workplace is a joint study undertaken by the country’s ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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