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Suncorp New Zealand receives DVFREE Tick

This week Suncorp New Zealand received the DVFREE Tick, joining a network of employers with a strong commitment to a workplace free from domestic violence.

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Suncorp New Zealand recognised with excellence award in HR Awards

Suncorp New Zealand is proud to announce it has gained an Excellence Award in the Employer of Choice category at the first-ever HR Director New Zealand Awards.

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Suncorp New Zealand announces strong half year result and continued support for customers facing financial hardship due to Covid-19

Suncorp New Zealand today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT) of NZ$129 million for the six months to 31 December 2020, up 19.3% on the prior corresponding period.

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Suncorp New Zealand welcomes seven TupuToa interns for 2020

Suncorp New Zealand has welcomed seven new interns to the organisation this week as part of its ongoing partnership with TupuToa.

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EQC and Suncorp New Zealand settle claims cost from Canterbury earthquakes

The Earthquake Commission and Suncorp New Zealand, which includes Vero insurance and AA Insurance, a joint venture partnership between Vero and the New Zealand Automobile Association, have concluded negotiations to settle cost allocations for claims resulting from the Canterbury Earthquake events in 2010 and 2011.

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Need for community and collaboration may drive a shift in office space use following Covid-19

A survey of employees at Suncorp New Zealand has revealed that community, connection and collaboration are the main drivers for employees wanting to return to the office at least part time following a period of working at home due to Covid-19.

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Suncorp New Zealand appoints new CEO

Suncorp New Zealand has today announced the appointment of Jimmy Higgins to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

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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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Media team:
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