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A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
3rd Oct 21, 6:00am
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A closer look at the Government's decision to transfer risk from private insurers to the state natural disaster insurer, EQC
Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
30th Sep 21, 5:00pm
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Homeowners to receive twice as much cover from EQC in the event of a natural disaster, as the Government transfers a whole lot of risk from private insurers to the state
Tower upbeat despite fall in half-year profit and reduced annual profit guidance
26th May 21, 9:40am
Tower upbeat despite fall in half-year profit and reduced annual profit guidance
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
24th May 21, 4:41pm
Morgan Stanley report shines a light on IAG and Suncorp's dominance of New Zealand's general insurance market
AA Insurance to offer customers like-for-like insurance premium comparisons
11th Jun 20, 11:45am
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AA Insurance to offer customers like-for-like insurance premium comparisons
General insurers told to be more open-booked with their pricing and to self-review on conduct and culture; RBNZ Governor says it's too early to say whether insurance capital changes will 'lead to the kind of uplift we have proposed for bank capital'
5th Nov 19, 1:18pm
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General insurers told to be more open-booked with their pricing and to self-review on conduct and culture; RBNZ Governor says it's too early to say whether insurance capital changes will 'lead to the kind of uplift we have proposed for bank capital'
Tower says it has a deal to pay $13 million for the 34,000 policies issued by Youi in this country; Tower to raise $47 million to pay for purchase and to boost its own solvency position
24th Sep 19, 8:52am
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Tower says it has a deal to pay $13 million for the 34,000 policies issued by Youi in this country; Tower to raise $47 million to pay for purchase and to boost its own solvency position
As mortgage interest rates fall, home & contents insurance premiums are rising, and fast, undermining the benefits of low interest rates. We investigate where that insurance premium goes and how it has changed
26th Aug 19, 4:45pm
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As mortgage interest rates fall, home & contents insurance premiums are rising, and fast, undermining the benefits of low interest rates. We investigate where that insurance premium goes and how it has changed
IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
20th Aug 19, 7:49am
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IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
Chapman Tripp's John Knight looks at the impact of climate change on insurance and insurers, the legal risks, and the responses he expects to see
29th Jul 19, 3:07pm
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Chapman Tripp's John Knight looks at the impact of climate change on insurance and insurers, the legal risks, and the responses he expects to see
Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
30th May 19, 5:00am
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Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
18th May 19, 9:31am
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Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
Low-risk home, car and contents policyholders to stop subsidising high-risk customers as IAG ups the ante on risk-based pricing; Company denies move is a money grab
29th Apr 19, 4:03pm
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Low-risk home, car and contents policyholders to stop subsidising high-risk customers as IAG ups the ante on risk-based pricing; Company denies move is a money grab
Insurers happy as Government considers different ways of funding Fire and Emergency NZ that don't involve a levy being added to insurance premiums
15th Mar 19, 2:31pm
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Insurers happy as Government considers different ways of funding Fire and Emergency NZ that don't involve a levy being added to insurance premiums
Jenée Tibshraeny on why you should spend more time talking to insurers before buying a property
1st Dec 18, 10:16am
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Jenée Tibshraeny on why you should spend more time talking to insurers before buying a property
CPI data shows kiwis' grumbles over hefty insurance premium hikes are justified
17th Jul 18, 3:43pm
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CPI data shows kiwis' grumbles over hefty insurance premium hikes are justified
Public wrongly lead to believe that 97% of Tower's customers will receive home insurance premium decreases due to new quake risk-based pricing changes, Jenée Tibshraeny says
22nd Jun 18, 3:43pm
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Public wrongly lead to believe that 97% of Tower's customers will receive home insurance premium decreases due to new quake risk-based pricing changes, Jenée Tibshraeny says
Vero stops offering excess-free windscreen replacement cover in bid to counter soaring motor claims costs
20th Jun 18, 2:20pm
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Vero stops offering excess-free windscreen replacement cover in bid to counter soaring motor claims costs
Tower widens half-year loss off the back of storms and disappointing settlement with reinsurer; Risk-based pricing gets underway
29th May 18, 12:56pm
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Tower widens half-year loss off the back of storms and disappointing settlement with reinsurer; Risk-based pricing gets underway
Question marks remain over the extent to which further insurance premium hikes flagged for more disaster-prone parts of the country will be offset by decreases in lower risk places
6th Apr 18, 12:37pm
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Question marks remain over the extent to which further insurance premium hikes flagged for more disaster-prone parts of the country will be offset by decreases in lower risk places
Insuring your car with one insurer over another could cost you twice as much. But would this see you get more bang for your buck? Jenée Tibshraeny investigates  
9th Feb 18, 6:02am
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Insuring your car with one insurer over another could cost you twice as much. But would this see you get more bang for your buck? Jenée Tibshraeny investigates  
Interest.co.nz got a bunch of car insurance quotes in January 2016. We then got quotes for the same profiles in January this year. Here's what happened to premiums 
8th Feb 18, 9:33am
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Interest.co.nz got a bunch of car insurance quotes in January 2016. We then got quotes for the same profiles in January this year. Here's what happened to premiums 
The NZ Initiative calls for shareholders and policyholders, not taxpayers, to be made to take the hit if an insurer goes belly-up; Industry experts have their hesitations
25th Jan 18, 5:02am
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The NZ Initiative calls for shareholders and policyholders, not taxpayers, to be made to take the hit if an insurer goes belly-up; Industry experts have their hesitations
Youi points to US study that finds marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender; Says it has never rejected a legitimate claim based on marital status
13th Jan 18, 8:55am
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Youi points to US study that finds marital status is almost as significant in car insurance pricing as age and gender; Says it has never rejected a legitimate claim based on marital status
Youi charges single and divorced drivers 16% to 21% more for car insurance than married drivers. Why? Jenée Tibshraeny shares her view
11th Jan 18, 11:14am
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Youi charges single and divorced drivers 16% to 21% more for car insurance than married drivers. Why? Jenée Tibshraeny shares her view