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Our Life Insurers

We've selected six of NZ's largest and most respected life insurers - giving you freedom of choice and the confidence of knowing that you're selecting a solid, well known company to trust with your insurance.

AIA logo

AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group in the world, with a broad footprint spanning 17 markets in Asia Pacific. The Group traces its roots in the region back more than 90 years and has total assets of US$147 billion.

AIA New Zealand is a member of the AIA Group. As a company we draw on our global expertise and unparalleled heritage of 90 years experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

Since the company arrived in New Zealand in 1981, we have consistently provided the market with innovative personal and business insurance products that suit the Kiwi way of life. Today we offer a complete range of risk management products that focus on the needs of our customers.

Asteron Life logo

As a member of the Suncorp group of companies, Asteron Life is part of a group with approximately 8.7 million customers, $1 billion in life insurance premiums and $9.8 billion in funds under administration. Our sister companies in New Zealand include many well-known brands such as Vero and AA Life.

Fidelity Life logo

Fidelity Life is the largest Kiwi-owned and operated life insurer and New Zealand’s 2017 and 2018 Life Insurance Company of the Year. We support more than 300,000 customers and their families and in 2018 we paid out $106.9 million in claims. We distribute our products through a network of 2,700 independent financial advisers, as well as through strategic alliance partners, and employ around 250 staff nationwide. In 2018 we secured a cornerstone $100 million investment from the New Zealand Super Fund to drive further innovation and growth. Our goal is to set our business up for a sustainable and successful future, with the customer at the centre of everything we do. For more information please visit www.fidelitylife.co.nz.

OnePath logo

OnePath provide flexible solutions to meet your personal and business insurance needs to ensure you get the peace of mind you deserve. Our personal insurance options allow you to pick and choose from a range of products to suit your circumstances – including life cover, income protection, trauma and medical. And if you run your own business or farm, we have specific insurance solutions designed for that too, including our AgriBusiness Extra cover and Business Extra cover.

OnePath has an A+ (strong) insurer financial strength rating from Standard & Poor’s (Australia) Pty Limited. That means we are considered to have a strong ability to pay out on eligible claims and you can feel safe and secure about our financial decisions. We provide a level of certainty that you can trust us to be here when you need us.

Partners Life logo

Established in August 2010, Partners Life is a fresh, innovative, New Zealand Life Insurance company offering a full range of life risk products for the protection of New Zealand families and businesses. Products include life insurance, income protection, medical insurance, disability insurance, trauma cover and business risk protection. Over time, Partners Life aims to offer a comprehensive range of financial services products. The founders of Partners Life; Naomi Ballantyne, Chris Coon and Richard Coon - supported by Chairman Boyd Klap and non-executive directors Joanna Perry and Sam Knowles - bring many years of financial services experience in both international and domestic markets and have come together to create an entirely unique life insurance company.

Sovereign logo

After taking care of New Zealanders for over 25 years, Sovereign is dedicated to helping you take charge of your health.

Sovereign is New Zealand's largest life insurer and one of the country's leading private health insurers, protecting more than 646,000 New Zealanders and their families. In the past financial year, we paid out more than $350 million to support New Zealanders through illness, allowing them to get access to the best treatment and ensuring their families can continue to pay the bills if the main income earner can’t work or unexpectedly dies.

And as a values-based company, we believe in putting people first. That means not only our customer, but also our staff and the wider community. We are excited about our future and having our customers and community join us along the way.

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