The cost of insurance payouts for weather events this year will be more than $200 million.
Critics warn the app intrudes on people's privacy and it's unclear who is really getting the benefits.
Limited contents insurance includes cover for tenant careless damage.
A general insurer and charity have teamed up to provide cheaper car insurance.
The model will come into effect between April and June next year.
Customers who catch the disease and can't travel would be covered.
Countries particularly at risk of a corresponding economic collapse have a "heavy dependence on agricultural sectors".
A Kiwi woman is urging others to plan for the unexpected and get a will in-place.
The Reserve Bank will continue its review of the Insurance Act from October.
"My youth has been destroyed."
CEO Chris Curtin said they wanted to give back to customers.
The choice of model could add $1500 to the repair bill.
The Financial Services Council report shows a link between financial and general wellbeing.
It might come as a surprise.
Claims savings that could potentially be passed to customers is lower than expected.
"Customers can be assured that refunds will be paid."
Leading insurers say that if cover was in place before COVID-19, terms remain the same.
"This arrangement is very unusual."
Anyone buying travel insurance now will almost certainly not be covered for COVID-19-related occurrences.
You can still get protection for upcoming international travel.
RBNZ says that cyber attacks are likely to affect profit within the banking and insurance sectors.
Keep your dog away from the socks.
"We've had our ups and downs."
"This just feels a little bit naive, slightly discriminatory and heavy-handed."
You can't put a price on health - unless you're in one of these countries.
Would you leave a note if noone saw?
Businesses are continuing to brace themselves.
Some travellers 'may not be covered at all'.
A heavily indebted Italian man seeking to make a false insurance claim confessed.
Some policies require three or six-monthly inspections.