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30 Jun 2020

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...

19 Jun 2020

A landlord policy is similar to a home policy in many ways but has been designed to also reduce the financial impact of loss or damage arising from additional risks that renting out your house brings. Some options included under...

03 Jun 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) is proud to announce its official Support Partnership of Banqer High, an online financial education tool for secondary students. The partnership formalises a long relationship. The two...

28 May 2020

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has today issued updated figures for weather-related losses during 2019, with insurers paying $167.6 million to support their customers recover from severe weather events. The figures...

08 May 2020

By Tim Grafton, CE Insurance Council of New Zealand

06 May 2020

As New Zealand moved to Alert Level 3 last week (28 April) the ability to undertake non-essential repairs were able to get underway. To ensure these repairs comply with tighter health and safety requirements, a number of...

04 May 2020

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...

23 Apr 2020

From 28 April New Zealand will move into Alert Level 3 as part of its response to COVID-19. So, what does this mean for insurers? As an essential service provider, insurers have been open and helping customers throughout the...

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