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Sovereign awarded 2018 White Camellia Awards

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 3:39 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign’s commitment to the professional development of women in the workplace has been recognised at the 2018 White Camellia Awards. More >>

Sovereign to be acquired by AIA Group Limited

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:40 am | Sovereign

Sovereign’s parent company, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), has today announced that it has agreed to sell its life insurance businesses in New Zealand (Sovereign) and Australia (CommInsure) to AIA Group Limited (“AIA”) for AUD $3.8 ... More >>

Sovereign gets down to business with new adviser rewards

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:15 am | Sovereign

Sovereign has reinvented the way its top advisers are rewarded with the launch of a new loyalty programme that recognises existing as well as new business. More >>

Sovereign Retains A+ (Superior) Financial Strength Rating

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:58 pm | Sovereign

New Zealanders can continue to count on Sovereign Insurance in life’s moments of truth after international credit ratings agency A.M. Best announced the company will retain its financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) for the ninth consecutive year. More >>

Sovereign announces health insurance enhancements

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 4:34 pm | Sovereign

Ongoing medical advancements are creating the need for health insurance products to evolve to ensure New Zealanders benefit from the improvements. In response to medical advancements, Sovereign has announced a number of key enhancements to its ... More >>

Kiwi health age wake up call

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:52 pm | Sovereign

A unique snapshot of how Kiwis are faring on the health front, including potential bonus or penalty ‘health age’ years, based on the lifestyle choices we make, has shown the degree to which everyday behaviour can impact our wellbeing outlook. More >>

Creating a healthier New Zealand

Friday, 22 April 2016, 2:41 pm | Sovereign

Leading health and life insurer, Sovereign, has launched New Zealand’s first loyalty programme to reward people for their everyday health choices including getting out for a walk, heading to the gym or simply doing a fresh grocery shop More >>

New study reveals a third of Kiwis are sleep deprived

Monday, 15 February 2016, 5:23 pm | Sovereign

35 – 49 year olds revealed as most sleep deprived • Women suffer from poorer quality and quantity of sleep • Stress, emotions and electronics noted as key sleep disruptors More >>

How and who you exercise with affects your mental wellbeing

Friday, 5 February 2016, 9:52 am | Sovereign

How and who you exercise with affects your mental wellbeing • Exercising with others improves happiness, energy and wellbeing • Getting active in natural settings improves overall wellbeing • High energy levels yet depressed mood for people who ... More >>

Sovereign leverages people-power to support Buddy Day 2015

Monday, 16 November 2015, 2:26 pm | Sovereign

To amplify its support for Buddy Day 2015, New Zealand life insurer, Sovereign, started with its 700-strong employee base to successfully drive awareness for the annual Child Matters initiative. More >>

Sovereign gets Rainbow Tick in a New Zealand first

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 5:00 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign has become the first insurance company in New Zealand to receive the Rainbow Tick in recognition of its successful diversity and inclusion programme, which includes a focus on sexual and gender diversity. More >>

Sovereign urges farmers to be proactive about their health

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 12:24 pm | Sovereign

The rural community need to take charge of their health to overcome some of the physical and mental health issues they are currently facing, many of which are preventable, according to New Zealand’s largest life insurer Sovereign. More >>

Study reveals what really makes Kiwis awesome

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:39 am | Sovereign

The results of the 2015 Sovereign Wellbeing Index, a landmark study into how New Zealanders are faring on a personal and social level, has revealed new insights into what makes Kiwis ‘awesome’ (those in the community with extremely high levels ... More >>

Sovereign CEO receives UN Award for leadership

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 9:28 am | Sovereign

Sovereign CEO Symon Brewis-Weston has become one of only five CEOs around the world to be recognised in 2015 by the United Nations (UN) for his progressive approach to workplace diversity and community engagement. More >>

Young Kiwis think big in Be the Difference challenge

Monday, 2 March 2015, 9:10 am | Sovereign

Five budding business ideas designed to improve the health and wellbeing of Kiwis have been announced as the winning concepts of the first ever Sovereign Be the Difference Challenge. More >>

Sovereign support a major boost for Buddy Day

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 5:09 pm | Sovereign

New Zealand’s largest life insurer, Sovereign, has taken its support of Child Matters Buddy Day (Friday, 14 November) to a new level, with a company-wide approach that transformed staff into advocates and provided a significant boost to the campaign. More >>

‘Healthy’ Kiwis wearing rose tinted glasses

Monday, 13 October 2014, 9:30 am | Sovereign

New research from Sovereign shows discrepancy in health perceptions More than half of us believe we’re above average when it comes to health but the country as a whole doesn’t fare too well, according to new research by Sovereign. “Our latest ... More >>

Insurer offers preventative screenings

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:30 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign has launched a new health insurance product, Private Health Plus*, giving Kiwis the opportunity to proactively manage their health through routine screening. More >>

Got a bright idea to help New Zealanders live better?

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:53 pm | Sovereign

Entries are now open for the Sovereign Be The Difference challenge. With five education scholarships of $5000 on the table, plus business mentoring from Sovereign, your idea could soon be lifting you - and others – to a brighter future. More >>

Ever wondered which is New Zealand’s happiest town?

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 12:57 pm | Sovereign

A new online tool could have the answer. The NZ MoodMap is an interactive website designed to capture the mood of New Zealand as it happens. From today, New Zealanders can visit and click to rate their current level of happiness, compare ... More >>