Insurers have already received over 21,000 claims and paid out millions
Seven affected areas are covered by the declaration
They have already received over 21,000 claims and paid out over $23m, CEO says
About 45,000 passengers have already had their plans impacted
This has held true across house, contents, and car insurance policies
Mixed feelings follow central government's Auckland flood support
Only a select few countries remain 'strong Western allies'
Partnership continues an existing relationship