Monday, April 12, 2021

Financial Advice New Zealand Seeks CEO 

The board of Financial Advice New Zealand has announced it is searching for its first CEO. “Given the importance of this role in driving direction and delivering on the key objectives of advocacy, standards and...

AIA Launches Airpoints Bonus Campaign

AIA New Zealand has released a limited-time commission bonus initiative for advisers. For business submitted between 1 February 2018 and 30 April 2018, advisers will receive an additional 20% commission, payable in Air New Zealand...

Rothbury Expands to Nelson 

Committed to its growth strategy, Rothbury Insurance Brokers has set down a permanent presence in Nelson, bringing its total office locations to 18 nationally. With more than 40,000 clients, the expansion will help cater to the...

Financial Advisers Held in High Esteem

Consumers reveal what they think of financial professionals and what they want from them, in a recent study commissioned by the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Of US consumers who have a financial adviser, 77%...

IFSO Scheme Welcomes New Chair

The Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman Scheme (IFSO) has welcomed new Chair Sue Suckling. Suckling brings 25 years of public and private sector governance to the role and commercial and leadership experience, in sectors including science...

Asteron Life’s Mark Frecklington Killed in Tragic Accident

Mark Frecklington, Asteron Life’s Executive Manager, Life Distribution, died in a motorcycle accident near Taupo on Saturday 20th January 2018. The 65-year-old was critically injured after his motorcycle and a car collided on Whangamata Rd, Kinloch,...

Raft of Fidelity Life Appointments to Support Advisers 

Fidelity Life has boosted its adviser professional development with a key appointment and more new roles to come. The New Zealand-owned life insurer has appointed Trecia Brown to the newly created role of Head of...

Asteron Life Releases New Quote And Application Tool 

Asteron Life has released the second stage of its new quote and application tool for life insurance advisers, AsteronConnect. Tablet-friendly, the platform can be used on the go and is complete with underwriting capability, allowing...

Financial Services Council Appoints New Board

A new Board has been voted in at The Financial Services Council’s 2017 Annual General Meeting this week. Chairman Rob Flannagan said the new Board has a wealth of experience. “The team brings a keen focus...