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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 NZ appoints Marie Hosking EM Corporate Affairs

Suncorp New Zealand announced today that Marie Hosking will join Suncorp New Zealand as Executive Manager Corporate Affairs, effective 28 January 2020.

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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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Suncorp NZ's wellbeing funds under management now at $20M

Recent $6M investment in Housing New Zealand bonds emphasises Suncorp New Zealand's commitment to responsible investment goals and brings total wellbeing funds under management to $20M.

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How Suncorp’s Waka Ama world champ Katja Hildebrandt juggles work and play

Before flexible working was introduced, Katja started training at 4am so she would be finished in time to make it to work. Now she works from home three days a week so her afternoons can be spent out on the water.

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Suncorp announces new Chair of New Zealand Boards

David Flacks has been confirmed as Chair of the Suncorp New Zealand Boards, effective 1 October 2019.

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Suncorp New Zealand and Asteron Life finalists for two ANZIFF Awards

Suncorp New Zealand is a finalist in the Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion category. Asteron Life is a finalist in the Life Insurance Company of the Year category.

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Suncorp NZ appoints Mark Wilkshire EGM Customer Experience

Suncorp New Zealand announced today that Mark Wilkshire will join Suncorp New Zealand’s leadership team as Executive General Manager Customer Experience, effective 4 November 2019.

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Bridget Catchpole
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