2021 Sponsors

The New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards is insurance’s annual celebration of excellence, professionalism and community. Hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF), the Awards are now in their 9th year.

Each year, the Awards recognise the achievements of individuals and businesses across the industry.

The 2021 Awards bring us together to celebrate teamwork and recognise the outstanding talent who have risen to the many challenges in the last year.

For further information on the sponsorship opportunities, please email Sara Cheong, Sponsorship Executive, or phone +61 (03) 9613 7200.



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Sponsor of Insurance Leader of the Year


DLA Piper

DLA Piper was the first global, business law firm operating in New Zealand. We have lawyers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Across every major sector and practice, we provide innovative, commercially astute advice to organisations and businesses already operating in, or considering entry into, the New Zealand market. 

At DLA Piper, we believe great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, we help our clients succeed. Bold thinking and trusting relationships are at the heart of our work, helping clients embrace change and seize opportunities. Together, we can make business better.



Sponsor of Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion


Fidelity Life

Fidelity Life is New Zealand’s largest locally owned life insurer and the 2017, 2018 and 2019 ANZIIF New Zealand Life Insurance Company of the Year. We’ve paid more than $1.1 billion in claims since we were founded in 1973. We employ around 270 people and distribute our products through a network of 2,000+ independent financial advisers, as well as through strategic alliance partners.

In 2019 we launched our Winning Aspiration, a bold customer-led transformation strategy which aims to reimagine life insurance for New Zealanders. Underpinned by a brand-new technology platform, it’s all about delivering sustainable growth, building trust and continuing to deliver on our promise of protecting New Zealanders’ way of life. For more information please visit www.fidelitylife.co.nz



Sponsor of General Insurance Company of the Year


JB Hi-Fi Solutions

JB Hi-Fi Solutions for Insurance has been Australia and New Zealand’s leading insurance replacement service since 2005. Solutions for Insurance have supported the insurance industry by providing end-to-end replacement and fulfilment for home, warranty and travel insurance companies. Operating from a centralised call centre in Melbourne, with a team of 24 experienced and highly skilled Insurance Advisors, Solutions for Insurance offers a simple, one-stop electronic replacement process for claimants throughout Australasia.

Our Insurance Advisors are trained to validate claims, replace and arrange the supply of products. Working in conjunction with the JB Hi-Fi retail store network, Solutions for Insurance accelerates the product replacement process by allowing claimants to collect their lost or damaged products the same day as claim lodgement.

Solutions for Insurance is unique in the industry as it offers a broad range of products, decreases claim touch points, accelerates the product claim process, facilitates timely replacements, and seamless operations and service to clients through our product validation, a dedicated insurance system and gift card replacements.



Sponsor of Innovation of the Year



Manheim is one of the largest sellers of written off assets for insurers across the Asia Pacific region selling more than 150,000 salvage motor vehicles, motorcycles and damaged Truck, Plant and Machinery. 

As part of Cox Automotive Australia and operating in Australia for more than 60 years Manheim is one of the leading providers of innovative online solutions for asset management and remarketing in the automotive and truck and machinery salvage sectors with products including ExactBids, TMS and MARS. 

In addition to providing auction sales for insurance salvage assets Manheim provides logistics support through a network of national transport providers across Australia and New Zealand, manages a regional partnership storage network and provides reporting and analytics services.  As part of Cox Automotive Australia, Manheim’s partner brands include MVR, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer Solutions, Xtime and DealerCell.


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Sponsor of Young Insurance Professional of the Year



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Sedgwick brings together local expertise and unrivalled global capabilities to provide leading claims management and integrated business solutions across New Zealand and around the world.

Sedgwick New Zealand has 22 dedicated branches throughout New Zealand, providing the services and solutions you are looking for, where and when you need us most. Backed by our digital capabilities, we offer a cost-effective and innovative approach that allows you to centralise and simplify your claims management. In addition, we are leaders in specialist services including Major and Complex Loss, forensic accounting, Third Party Administration, Building Consultancy and Engineering.

Our guiding corporate principles support all those we work with through our caring counts® philosophy. Taking care of people and organisations — from public and private employers, to insurers and their customers — is at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to support the New Zealand insurance industry by sponsoring these awards. 




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