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Suncorp New Zealand a finalist for Sustainable Business Award

Suncorp New Zealand has been named as a finalist for the Sustainable Business Network’s Climate Action Leader Award for 2020, for its commitment to renewable energy generation and reducing emissions.

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Suncorp New Zealand announces 2020 full year results

Suncorp NZ reports NPAT of $259 for its 2020 financial year, driven by underlying premium growth, offset by higher natural hazard claims following periods of benign weather conditions, COVID-19 customer support, customer remediation provisions and increased life insurance claims.

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Suncorp New Zealand commits to renewable energy scheme

Suncorp New Zealand is the first New Zealand insurer to adopt Meridian Energy's 100% Certified Renewable Energy product.

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Applications for Suncorp 2021 Graduate Program open August 2020

Do you want to work with people who are passionate about improving the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders, in a company that is committed to fostering young talent? Applications for Suncorp New Zealand’s 2021 Graduate Program open August 2020!

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Suncorp New Zealand CEO to take up new executive role at Group headquarters

Suncorp New Zealand CEO Paul Smeaton will be leaving the New Zealand business later this month to take up a newly created role as Chief Operating Officer - Insurance in Brisbane as part of a wider set of executive changes announced today.

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Suncorp’s Michelle Ashby celebrates prestigious ANZIIF award

Suncorp New Zealand’s Michelle Ashby has received a prestigious insurance award for her service to the Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

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Suncorp announces Kate Armstrong as Director of New Zealand Boards

Suncorp today announced the appointment of Kate Armstrong as an independent director of the Suncorp’s New Zealand Boards (Vero New Zealand Insurance Limited, Vero Liability Insurance Limited and Asteron Life Limited), effective 4 May 2020.

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Suncorp New Zealand makes $100,000 donation to Shine

Leading New Zealand insurer, Suncorp New Zealand, is helping children affected by domestic violence stay connected with their schools and online learning through a one-off $100,000 donation to the domestic violence charity, Shine.

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Suncorp New Zealand & AA Insurance make $4m worth of hardship funds available to customers

Suncorp New Zealand, the majority shareholder of AA Insurance, is matching AA Insurance’s newly established $2m customer hardship fund by establishing a further $2m hardship fund for its Vero and Asteron Life customers.

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Suncorp steps up support for customers affected by COVID-19

Suncorp New Zealand has put a comprehensive suite of options in place to support Vero and Asteron Life insurance customers experiencing financial hardship as a direct result of COVID-19.

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Vero and Asteron Life part of New Zealand’s ‘essential services’

Suncorp New Zealand is ensuring its general insurance business Vero and life insurance business Asteron Life will remain open for business from Thursday onwards, in line with the government’s classification of insurance as an essential service.

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Suncorp New Zealand announces strong half year result

Suncorp New Zealand today announced a net profit after tax of NZ $108 million for the half year to 31 December 2019, down 10 per cent on the prior corresponding period (HY19).

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TupuToa intern Ruahei Demant sets her sights on career as sports agent

Suncorp NZ's TupuToa intern Ruahei Demant says her dream job is to be a sports agent, so she can help athletes, particularly female athletes, get a fair deal.

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Suncorp, Vero and Asteron Life websites now shielded sites

Leading insurance websites Suncorp New Zealand, Vero and Asteron Life are now Shielded Sites. Shielded Sites are a Woman’s Refuge initiative aimed at enabling more New Zealanders to safely gain support if they are experiencing domestic violence.

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Olivia Panzic seizes opportunity to learn from world’s biggest start-ups

With the support of Suncorp, Olivia took part in the Startmate Fellowship, a two-month programme which exposes corporate talent to the world of start-ups and provides them with a world-class community of mentors.

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Suncorp NZ wins Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion ANZIIF Award

Suncorp New Zealand is proud to announce it has been awarded Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion at the eighth annual ANZIIF NZ Insurance Industry Awards 2019.

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