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PI insurance gap dispute

Marge* is a physio with professional indemnity insurance. In December 2021 Marge’s insurer advised that they would not be renewing her insurance policy when the policy expired the following March. In June 2022 Marge learned t...

FSCL Case Study

Better cover available

Rai* owns three rental properties, and in 2014 he engaged an insurance adviser (broker) to help him get the right cover for his needs. Rai’s broker advised him to take out home insurance policies, with additional landlord’s ...

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IAG joins Net-Zero Insurance Alliance

IAG has joined the United Nations-convened Net-Zero Insurance Alliance as part of its overall commitment to achieving net zero.  The insurer joins 28 other leading insurance companies worldwide, representing just under 15 per ...

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Fight the flight: how to navigate the Great Res...

Gabrielle Cook, national people and culture manager, Gallagher Bassett

Keeping employees motivated is a challenge that all managers face at the best of times, and as we shift into a post-pandemic world, this challenge has never been greater.  As New Zealand opens its borders to the rest of the...

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Keegan Alexander on the Financial Markets (Cond...

The Financial Markets (Conduct of Institutions) Amendment Act became law on 29 June 2022. Before that date it was nicknamed the COFI Bill, short for Conduct of Financial Institutions. Most of the Act is not in force yet; its likely...

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Why IAG created a collision repair service

When IAG, the general insurance giant behind NZ brands AMI, State and NZI conducted research with several hundred of its customers in 2021, the results underlined one burning issue - customers wanted a better vehicle repair experience....

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Vero research reveals Covid-related SME insuran...

Small and medium-sized businesses might not have adequate insurance coverage after changing policies since the pandemic, according to a survey conducted by Vero. Vero’s SME Insurance Index revealed that only 79% of broker SME...

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AIG New Zealand appoints new chair

AIG Insurance New Zealand appointed Mary-Jane Daly as chair of its board of directors, replacing Craig Stobo, who retires from the position after more than 10 years. Daly has a strong background in insurance, banking and finance,...

Humans of NZI

Leading from the heart

Introducing Kerrie Lawrence, NZI’s principal national broker partner, where t...

Kerrie Lawrence, recently promoted to Principal, National Broker Partner, started her insurance journey with NZI 26 years ago, after making what in her words was a brave and bold move. “I was 25 when I applied for my first...

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The future of insuring greenhouse gas emitters

Andrew Horne and Jade Yu, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

In a recent speech to Lloyd's of London, the Prince of Wales told the insurance market “We have never needed you more than we need you today”, urging insurers to do their part to help with the transition to a low carbon...

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