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Sovereign Assurance calls in Best Doctors

Thursday, 29 July 2010, 5:08 pm | Sovereign

From next week Sovereign customers will get unprecedented access to some of the best medical specialists in the world, as its partnership with the international Best Doctors network kicks off. More >>

Sovereign teams up with the world’s Best Doctors

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 3:53 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign is the first New Zealand insurer to team up with Best Doctors, a worldwide network that offers patients and doctors a comprehensive medical review of serious illnesses by recognised health experts. More >>

Sovereign warns its advisers against complacency

Friday, 11 June 2010, 2:30 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign is cautioning its financial advisers to resist the temptation to scale back their qualifications following a proposed easing of regulation requirements.   New draft legislation released today by the Commerce Select Committee, which is ... More >>

Sovereign mitigates worst of the tax impact

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 11:07 am | Sovereign

Media release Wednesday 19 May 2010     Sovereign mitigates worst of the tax impact     Industry leader Sovereign today confirmed its intent to limit the impact on policy holders of impending tax increases on life insurance business, when the new ... More >>

Sovereign to protect customers from tax increases

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 4:48 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign is mobilising to ensure that its customers are shielded from the immediate impact of life tax changes that take effect on July 1. The changes affect the way in which life insurers determine the tax they pay in respect of life insurance business. More >>

New Zealand role for leading British actor

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 12:29 pm | Sovereign

When international filmmakers and theatre directors need a character that exudes gravitas and conveys a sense of trust and benevolence, Sir Michael Gambon is always at the top of the wish list. More >>

Sovereign partners with Open Polytechnic

Monday, 8 March 2010, 12:55 pm | Sovereign

Sovereign today announced a new partnership with the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand that will see it provide integrated training solutions to help financial advisers obtain the government’s new National Certificate in Financial Services. More >>

Sovereign Awarded A+ Rating

Friday, 15 January 2010, 10:05 am | Sovereign

At a time when financial institutions have been rocked by instability and waning consumer confidence, Sovereign Assurance Company Limited (Sovereign) has been deemed as having “ a superior ability to meet its ongoing obligations to policyholders ... More >>

Sovereign Awarded A+ Rating

Friday, 15 January 2010, 9:57 am | Sovereign

At a time when financial institutions have been rocked by instability and waning consumer confidence, Sovereign Assurance Company Limited (Sovereign) has been deemed as having “a superior ability to meet its ongoing obligations to policyholders”. ... More >>

Sovereign website to shed light on regulation

Friday, 18 December 2009, 10:26 am | Sovereign

Auckland, 17 December 2009; New Zealand’s largest life-insurance provider, Sovereign, has recently launched a new website, ‘Sovereign Insider’, aimed at providing advisers with the facts around the impending life tax and industry regulation changes. More >>

Sovereign Harbour Crossing To Stop Marine Traffic

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 2:49 pm | Sovereign

Marine traffic on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour will this Saturday come to a complete halt to make way for close to 1400 swimmers who will take to the sea at Bayswater on the North Shore and head 2.8km across the harbour to Viaduct Harbour in Auckland ... More >>

Sovereign's financial strength again endorsed

Monday, 9 February 2009, 1:36 pm | Sovereign

For the second consecutive year, Sovereign Assurance Company Limited (Sovereign) was, on 23 December 2008, the recipient of a Best's financial strength rating of A+ (Superior). This rating reflects Sovereign's leading market position in New Zealand, ... More >>

Sovereign Superstars Found At South Island Champs

Friday, 5 December 2008, 4:36 pm | Sovereign

13 year old Christchurch tennis player Ben Johnston and has had the win of his life. Ben today took out the South Island Primary and Intermediate Schools tournament in Ashburton and in doing so has booked a place at the Sovereign Superstars at the Heineken ... More >>

Sovereign Sees Positives In Governance Proposals

Friday, 11 April 2008, 10:42 am | Sovereign

Impending legislation* that will increase governance and regulations around the activities of financial advisers has the potential to work to the advantage of professional advisers, and could also lead to an increase in the level of business they write. More >>

Wanganui Youngster Wins Sovereign Superstars 2007

Wednesday, 3 January 2007, 10:41 am | Sovereign

Wanganui 13 year old Emma McLeod is the winner of Sovereign Superstars for 2007 after going through the round robin competition unbeaten at the ASB Tennis Centre. More >>

If You Can’t Beat Them, Be Ball Kids To Them!

Thursday, 21 December 2006, 5:07 pm | Sovereign

For some kids January means sunshine, beaches and lazy days camping around New Zealand. For 80 tennis mad youngsters it means sweating it out courtside looking after some of the very best tennis players in the world. More >>

Sovereign continues to lead non-bank home loans

Monday, 4 December 2006, 10:37 am | Sovereign

Sovereign announced today that it has reached the milestone of $6 billion in home loan lending, strengthening its position as the country's leading non-bank home loan lender and making Sovereign the fifth largest home loan lender in New Zealand. More >>

Sovereign Communicates Message of Hope

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 10:47 am | Sovereign

Sovereign Communicates Message of Hope to Manawatu Sovereign Spirit sponsorship enables the development of a communication programme designed to enrich the lives of people with acquired brain injuries More >>

Getting by with a Little Help from their Friends

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 9:21 am | Sovereign

Sovereign Spirit enables Wellingtonians to deal with life threatening illness with more peace of mind Wellingtonians suffering from rare and crippling Lysosomal diseases are no longer fighting their battle alone. More >>

Sovereign's $102.6 Million Profit a Record

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 11:24 am | Sovereign

Sovereign today announced a record after tax profit of $102.6 million, up 27%, for the year ending 30 June 2006. The result reflects Sovereign’s focus on improving the service it delivers to its customers and its key distribution partners – independent ... More >>