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Diversity festival coming to Auckland

NZbrokers has announced its sponsorship of this year’s first Dive In Festival event to held in Auckland - an event promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry. Dive In has been raising awareness of the busines...
True potential for Insurers

Aon  has launched the latest edition of its  “2018 Global Insurance Market Opportunities”  studies, discussing blockchain and how the insurance industry can fully utilise it. The study, entit...
SMEs too busy for planning

A leading figure in risk management has urged brokers to discuss business continuity plans with their SME clients, saying most are underprepared for any significant disruption. “Understandably, most SMEs, who are operating on...
EQC 2018 claims update

The Earthquake Commission has settled 727 claims from the storms and ex-cyclones that crossed the country between January and June, out of a total of 1,042 claims lodged for storm events so far this year. The average time for settlement...
Code Working Group

The Financial Advice Code Working Group has released the following update on their March/April 2018 consultation:     As you probably know, on 12 March we released a consultation document and invited...
Pessimistic about meeting challenge

A new opinion poll has found that while New Zealanders accept that climate change is coming, and acknowledge the need to prepare, few believe enough will be done.   One thousand New Zealanders agreed to take part in the...
Submission on Issues Paper

Insurance Contract Law Review

Following consultation with members IBANZ has submitted on the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment: Issues Paper, Insurance Contract Law Review. Our submission is available on the IBANZ website . ...
Premium increases lead inflation

Statistics New Zealand’s inflation data confirms the public’s grumblings over soaring home, car and contents insurance premiums are justified. Pulling insurance premiums out of Stats NZ’s Consumer Price Index...
Reinsurers continue support

International reinsurers have agreed to provide approximately $5 billion of cover for the Earthquake Commission following the conclusion of the 2018 reinsurance negotiations.  Chief Executive Sid Miller says that EQC’s...
Marketing automation technology

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A New Zealand company with international experience that have developed a marketing solution uniquely for Insurance and Financial Advisers. They recognised that to be successful, the technology needed to be able to run on modern devices...

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