ANZIIF reveals winners of 10th NZ insurance awards

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ANZIIF reveals winners of 10th NZ insurance awards

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance has announced the winners of 10th ANZIIF New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards.

According to the industry body, the award winners have “demonstrated exceptional dedication to the New Zealand insurance industry and all share a common pursuit for excellence.”

The awards were given at ANZIIF’s annual awards night, held in Auckland on Wednesday, marking the comeback of the event in an in-person format, following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The individual award recipients were Tama Rawhiti of AIG as young insurance professional of the year, Craig Kirk of Delta Insurance as insurance leader of the year, and Chris Curtin of AA Insurance received the ANZIIF lifetime achievement award. 

Corporate award winners were:

  • Small-medium broking company of the year – Sherpa Insurance Brokers & Advocates
  • Large broking company of the year – Marsh
  • Authorised representative network of the year – Insurance Advisernet New Zealand  
  • Underwriting agency of the year – Delta Insurance 
  • General insurance company of the year – Vero New Zealand
  • General insurance claims team of the year – IAG New Zealand 
  • Life insurance company of the year – Partners Life  
  • Insurtech startup of the year – Morgan Project Services (NZ)
  • Professional services firm of the year – McLarens New Zealand
  • Service provider to the insurance industry – Smith&Smith 
  • Excellence in workplace diversity and inclusion – IAG New Zealand  
  • Excellence in environmental, social and governance change – Smith&Smith

“As an ANZIIF judge, I’ve seen first-hand the incredible ways our industry has supported customers and its people,” said Prue Willsford, ANZIIF chief executive officer. “Our industry plays such a vital role in supporting the community when they need it most; through natural disasters, the pandemic, or a skills shortage, we collaborate, we innovate, we inspire.”