New Zealand

FMG, the New Zealand based member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) has been announced as the inaugural winner of the Cooperative Business of the Year award in New Zealand.

FMG was announced the winner on Wednesday 10 August during the Cooperative Business New Zealand association (the trade body for cooperatives in New Zealand, also known as NZ Co-...

FMG, in partnership with the New Zealand farming community, has developed an innovative new type of insurance cover for sheep farmers called “Livestock Catastrophe Insurance”.

The product is affordable and is the first of its kind in New Zealand. It is designed to help protect farmers’ bottom line in the event of large scale stock losses incurred during severe weather events and natural...

Insurance companies in New Zealand have faced a raft of challenges in the wake of the strong earthquake that rocked Christchurch around a month ago and two mutual insurers have responded admirably by helping to reduce the hassle for their customers.

ICMIF member and mutual insurer FMG have decided to waive their customer excess for all earthquake claims. CEO of FMG Chris Black said "In...

Voice is ICMIF's quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

The idea for the workshops was born at the ICMIF conference in Toronto last October, where several executives and board members from Capricorn Mutual took part in the strategic decision making workshop that preceded the conference....