What is an Insurance Broker?

An insurance broker is an independent professional adviser who acts for you. Insurance brokers are specialists in insurance protection. They are independent, have an in depth working knowledge of the insurance market, are able to provide professional objective advice on identifying risks and exposures, and recommend cost effective solutions. Insurance brokers are instructed by you,…

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PIC announces partnership with Live Sail Die

Live Sail Die is pleased to announce a new partnership! PIC Marine Insurance, sponsors of New Zealand’s biggest yacht race the PIC Coastal Classic, has now joined forces with Live Sail Die. PIC are big movers and shakers in the world of insurance and are supporting many great sailing events and clubs across New Zealand.…

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PIC Coastal Classic will be livestreamed for the first time

For the first time in the history of New Zealand’s most iconic yacht race, the 2015 PIC Coastal Classic will be streamed live online at www.coastalclassic.co.nz. Thanks to the support of title sponsors PIC Insurance Brokers, race followers will be able to watch the action as it happens, on their computer, tablet or smartphone. Coverage…

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Angry bird causes thousands of dollars in damage

Insurers have had to step in after a particularly plucky peacock caused over $6000 dollars’ worth of damage to cars by attacking his own reflection. Percy the peacock has been causing havoc at a countryside visitor attraction in the UK by getting a little too riled up during breeding season and the attraction’s insurers have…

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PIC sponsor iconic race for another three years

The future of New Zealand’s biggest yacht race has been secured for the next three years, thanks to naming sponsor PIC Insurance Brokers. In a generous move, the NZ-owned insurance brokerage has committed to supporting the Coastal Classic until at least 2017. PIC Insurance Brokers are again excited about being part of this year’s race,…

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Insurance traps for the unwary

There is nothing worse than something unforeseen happening and you need to put in an insurance claim, only to find you are not covered for one reason or another.  Insurance policies don’t make for riveting reading, but they are full of traps for the unwary. Insurance policies don’t make for riveting reading, but they are…

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Kiwis believe their cover is adequate

Kiwis believe their cover is adequate. In April 2013, a major change took place in the NZ house insurance market.  Prior to this change most homes where insured under a home replacement policy.  Now homeowners are asked to state the dollar amount they want to insure their home for.  In a recent survey carried out…

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Forget yoga, wearables insurance is the path to a better life!

Forget yoga, wearables insurance is the path to a better life! It appears that Wearables are just not for the fitness fanatics.  The adoption of wearables-tech by insurers is growing. A 2014 survey by Strategy Meets Action(SMA), a Boston-based research firm found that 22% of insurers are developing a strategy for wearables. Ironically, the same survey…

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International Sports Events

International Sports Events – The bigger picture of recent events, an interesting read! World Cup insurers are likely to refuse to pay out on many cancellation contracts if Russia and Qatar lose the rights to hold the tournaments because of fraud, industry experts said. Russia and Qatar could be stripped of their World Cup hosting…

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