general insurance

12 Mar 19, 2:59pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi tells insurers to communicate price and policy changes more clearly, but won't force them to ensure insurance remains accessible 
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11 Mar 19, 4:05pm
IAG pulls back from providing contents insurance to new customers in Wellington in further move to more risk-based pricing
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24 Aug 18, 9:21am
A kiwi start-up that lets you buy insurance via Facebook is taking on the Aussie giants that dominate the market. Jenée Tibshraeny examines its offering
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11 Jun 18, 5:10pm
Buying insurance via Facebook Messenger a step closer to becoming a reality as Lloyd's of London agrees to underwrite Auckland insurance start-up, Cove
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22 May 18, 11:39am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi seeks feedback on insurance law revamp that aims to regulate insurers' conduct and better protect consumers who risk having their claims declined due to non-disclosure
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6 Mar 18, 11:47am
Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
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30 Nov 17, 3:48pm
The insurance market may be consolidating, but the RBNZ says it's still attractive to overseas companies. We consider who's showing interest and look at what the new entrants to the market are up to
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15 Nov 17, 9:29am
Tower CEO sets sights on embattled insurer becoming a 'leading digital challenger brand' that uses better data to assess risk and target premiums
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14 Nov 17, 9:58am
Tower's share price drops to record low of 64c as it unveils discounted share offer to address 'inherent uncertainty' via a $70m capital raise; Insurer reduces its annual loss to $8m
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13 Nov 17, 2:32pm
Trading halt on Tower shares with insurer at 'advanced stage of finalising underwriting for a capital raising'
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23 Aug 17, 3:12pm
IAG says 'high risk regions' like Wellington to be hit hardest with further insurance premium increases; Notes households and businesses can also expect to pay higher excesses
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23 Aug 17, 9:14am
Tower supports Vero as it challenges the Commerce Commission's decision to prevent the insurers from merging; Tower to push on with plans to raise capital
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24 Feb 17, 10:07am
Youi's boss to take up new role as CEO of OUTsurance - a South African insurer with the same parent as Youi
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15 Dec 16, 3:37pm
Insurer Youi cops $320,000 fine for widespread Fair Trading Act breaches; Side-steps fine of up to $9 million
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6 Dec 16, 10:02am
Government confirms it has not been approached by Tower as the insurer seeks capital to ring-fence its quake-related business; Forsyth Barr expects Tower to sell 'RunOff Co'
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2 Dec 16, 12:02pm
IAG's chief risk officer believes Wellingtonians will soon stop being subsidised by insurance policyholders in other parts of the country for living in a quake hotspot
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29 Sep 16, 12:53pm
Commerce Commission investigates Tower as the insurer refunds 23,000 customers after incorrectly calculating their multi-policy discounts
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12 Aug 16, 1:50pm
Youi may be ditched or fined by the Insurance Council, as it's expected to plead guilty to 15 Fair Trading Act charges
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19 Jul 16, 9:43am
Tower's CFO resigns; Ratings agency red flags concerns over the company's 'financial profile deteriorating' as its reinsurance for the Feb 2011 Canterbury quake runs dry and it's left to fend for itself
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28 Jun 16, 5:05am
Rock bottom interest rates around the world slow NZ insurers' premium growth
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