Your guide to general insurance in New Zealand

Welcome to Covered, the website that covers everything you need to know about general insurance in New Zealand to help you protect what's important to you. Visit us regularly as we continue to enhance the website with online tools and information that will help you to better understand risk and the insurance solutions that are available to protect your possessions against unforeseen loss or damage.

Business insurance


Download your first guide to small business insurance. Whether you're a small business owner, a body corporate or a major company, making sure you're able to recover from unforeseen circumstances such as natural peril events, fire, theft, accidental damage, property damage and third-party liability is important. Read more ...

Travel insurance


Overseas travel can be an exciting but there can be times when things may go wrong and Kiwi travellers find themselves faced with a medical emergency, or finding the funds to replace lost luggage. Travel Insurance is a way to manage your risk. Read more ...

Motor vehicle insurance


Motor vehicle insurance is a very common form of insurance as it protects many Kiwi from having to pay out significant amounts should you have a motor vehicle-related accident. So what types of motor vehicle insurance are available and what will it cover you for? Read more ...

House and Contents insurance

Home & Contents

Download your first guide to house and contents insurance. Home and contents is designed to protect what for most Kiwis is their most valuable asset, their house and their household possessions. So what's type of insurances are available and what do you need to know with the shift to Sum Insured home insurance? Read more ...

Education Resources

Your first guide to insuranceThe Young Enterprise Trust has developed a suite of teaching resources for the classroom. Also to better understand the risks we face daily and the potential insurance solutions available, download this Student Insurance Handbook written specially for students embarking on their journey beyond school. Read more ...

Unit Standard Packages

Unit Standard PackagesTeachers will find these four Unit Standard Packages an invaluable teaching resource. The resources cover Financial Management Unit Standards at Levels 2 & 3 and includes a Student Workbook, Student Assessment, Assessor Guidelines and Teaching PowerPoints for each unit standard. Read more

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Insurance Council of New Zealand

Level 2 Asteron House,
139 The Terrace,
P O Box 474, Wellington
New Zealand

Phone: 64 4 472 5230
Fax: 64 4 473 3011

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