general insurance

22nd May 19, 6:50am
Insurer Tower returns to profit as fewer storms and reduced exposure to risky places see it pay a low $45 in claims for every $100 received in premiums
Insurer Tower returns to profit as fewer storms and reduced exposure to risky places see it pay a low $45 in claims for every $100 received in premiums
22nd May 19, 6:50am
6th May 19, 4:44pm
A 'principles-based' approach towards regulating conduct and culture may sound flaky but it's the best option, say lawyer, ombudsman and consultant
A 'principles-based' approach towards regulating conduct and culture may sound flaky but it's the best option, say lawyer, ombudsman and consultant
6th May 19, 4:44pm
1st May 19, 3:04pm
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
David Hargreaves argues that the Government must take a more realistic approach than currently intended in its initiatives on financial conduct
1st May 19, 3:04pm
27th Apr 19, 10:30am
Rip-off insurance products could be banned, banks made to get 'conduct' licences, insurers given time limits to settle claims, and bank/insurance managers held personally liable for misconduct under law changes being considered
Rip-off insurance products could be banned, banks made to get 'conduct' licences, insurers given time limits to settle claims, and bank/insurance managers held personally liable for misconduct under law changes being considered
27th Apr 19, 10:30am
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12th 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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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 
12th Mar 19, 2:59pm
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11th 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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IAG pulls back from providing contents insurance to new customers in Wellington in further move to more risk-based pricing
11th Mar 19, 4:05pm
24th 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
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
24th Aug 18, 9:21am
11th 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
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
11th Jun 18, 5:10pm
22nd 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
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
22nd May 18, 11:39am
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6th 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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Government commits to reviewing archaic laws criticised for putting consumers on the back foot when dealing with insurers
6th Mar 18, 11:47am
30th 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
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
30th Nov 17, 3:48pm
15th 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
Tower CEO sets sights on embattled insurer becoming a 'leading digital challenger brand' that uses better data to assess risk and target premiums
15th Nov 17, 9:29am
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14th 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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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
14th Nov 17, 9:58am
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13th 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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Trading halt on Tower shares with insurer at 'advanced stage of finalising underwriting for a capital raising'
13th Nov 17, 2:32pm
23rd 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
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
23rd Aug 17, 3:12pm
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23rd 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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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
23rd Aug 17, 9:14am
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24th 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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Youi's boss to take up new role as CEO of OUTsurance - a South African insurer with the same parent as Youi
24th Feb 17, 10:07am
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15th 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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Insurer Youi cops $320,000 fine for widespread Fair Trading Act breaches; Side-steps fine of up to $9 million
15th Dec 16, 3:37pm
6th 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'
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'
6th Dec 16, 10:02am
2nd 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
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
2nd Dec 16, 12:02pm

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