News

  1. Changes to State branch network

    26 September 2014

    State insurance this week began consulting with employees on a proposal that could see the closure of the bulk of its branch network...Read more

  2. State: still keeping you safe on the road this Easter

    17 April 2014

    The long-awaited Easter/ Anzac break is upon us and while the weather may have taken a turn for the worse in some parts of the country, many Kiwis will still be packing up their cars to take a road trip...Read more

  3. Withdrawal of advertising from RadioLive

    08 November 2013

    State, through its media buying agency, announced today that it has withdrawn its advertising from RadioLive following comments by talkback hosts Willie Jackson and John Tamihere of a clearly offensive nature...Read more

  4. IAG launches campaign to inform homeowners of change

    25 March 2013

    Talking letterboxes and well-known builder John ‘Cocksy’ Cocks feature in a campaign launched today by IAG to help inform and educate the many home owners facing changes to their home insurance policies over the next 15 months...Read more

  5. State makes more insurance available in Canterbury

    20 September 2012

    IAG insurance brands including State will be making more insurance available to existing as well as new customers in Canterbury from 1 October...Read more

  6. State parent company IAG rectifies Home cover error, settles with Commerce Commission

    20 September 2012

    State insurance owner IAG and the Commerce Commission have reached a settlement agreement in relation to potential breaches of the Fair Trading Act as a result of the incorrect annual inflation adjustments being applied to sums insured on certain home and contents insurance policies...Read more

  7. Stay sharp at State Driver Reviver rest stops this Easter weekend

    10 April 2012

    State Insurance staff will be out on some of our main highways this Easter weekend giving drivers the chance to fend off fatigue at State Driver Reviver rest stops...Read more

  8. Shaky foundations

    15 February 2012

    With claims the Christchurch insurance industry is 'underperforming', State's Executive General Manager Mary-Jane Daly, sticks by her company's performance...Read more

  9. Thieves target evening beachgoers

    03 February 2012

    State Insurance is urging beachgoers to take extra care securing their cars at the beach this Waitangi weekend, particularly during the twilight hours...Read more

  10. State supermarket docket saved my life - State

    11 November 2011

    Adventurous Wellington local Deborah Booth had just spent two months carving up the slopes in Tahoe, when a last minute snowboarding trip to Utah almost became her undoing...Read more

  11. State warns not to go crackers over fireworks

    05 November 2011

    State is urging everyone to follow instructions and take care with the use of fireworks around people, property, pets and vehicles this Guy Fawkes...Read more

  12. Take a break on State this labour weekend

    20 October 2011

    A long weekend, rugby, celebrations for some… commiserations for others… either way State is warning drivers to take care while driving and to be aware of signs of driver fatigue which can contribute to some of the carnage that takes place on our roads...Read more

  13. Tool Blacks ready for the world

    05 October 2011

    Stokes Valley auto refinisher Drew Avery will don an ‘all black’ uniform of his own this week as he prepares to take on tradespeople from across the globe at the World Skills competition in London...Read more

  14. State issues advice on theft and burglaries during World Cup

    21 September 2011

    Local residents and travellers are being urged to be more security conscious following an increase in insurance claims for theft and burglaries since the beginning of the World Cup...Read more

  15. State Insurance Apprenticeship and Management Scheme

    09 September 2011

    State Insurance is getting behind the vehicle repair industry by providing scholarships to tradespeople who want to further their skills through the State Apprenticeship and Management Scheme...Read more

  16. Weather related prangs covered in the majority of cases

    16 August 2011

    State insurance has cautioned the public to heed advice about driving conditions from the policy and local authorities...Read more

  17. Sponsorships support automotive and building industries

    01 April 2011

    State is helping a new round of promising apprentices and mid-level tradespeople on to the next stage of their careers with our industry sponsorship schemes...Read more

  18. State participates in Earth Hour

    28 March 2011

    As part of State’s commitment to sustainability it actively promotes Earth Hour, and Saturday 26 March 2011 was no different. State staff throughout the country made extra sure that as many non-essential appliances as possible were switched off before leaving their offices, while State sites such as claim centres that operate 24 hours made concessions wherever possible towards energy conservation...Read more

  19. State mobilises to help Christchurch customers

    10 March 2011

    Knights in shining armour took on a new meaning in the wake of the Christchurch earthquake in February. In the days following the devastation eleven people from State and State’s parent company IAG volunteered to drive a convoy of camper vans from Auckland to Christchurch. Their goal? To create mobile claims centres that also doubled as the distributors of much-needed supplies such as fresh water, chocolate bars, raincoats, water bottles and colouring books and crayons for kiddies...Read more

  20. IAG partners with Hawkins to rebuild and repair Quake-affected Canterbury

    26 October 2010

    IAG’s New Zealand business advised today that it has partnered with Hawkins Construction to lead its project management of the rebuild and repair for residential and commercial customers affected by the earthquake for its Lantern, NZI and State brands, as well as general insurance customers of some of the country’s leading financial institutions, including ASB, BNZ and PSIS, which IAG underwrites...Read more

  21. New research proves you’re never too old to play

    06 October 2010

    It’s no surprise that Kiwi women are more sentimental than men when it comes to their favourite things, but who would guess that Playstation is the most loved possession for some of our nation’s 80-year-olds? While photos and computers are our overall favourite things, results of State’s ‘My 3 Things’ research have revealed we’re pretty consistent in what we really care about...Read more