Spring 2019 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter

November 26, 2019

Click here to view a PDF version of our latest newsletter Spring 2019 Newsletter More for mental health Despite the incredible progress in improving life expectancy and physical health, we have high levels of mental illness across New Zealand. It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, and statistics show that 47% of New Zealanders will live with … Read More

Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Autumn 2019 Newsletter

May 30, 2019

Download the current version of our newsletter Autumn 2019 Newsletter Assessing your risk is key to health cover “I went for a jog one morning, felt some chest pain and thought just to be safe I’ll see my doctor and see if there’s anything to worry about. After a few tests my doctor concluded it … Read More

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

November 20, 2018

Download our current PDF version of the newsletter Spring 2018 Newsletter Returning to work after a disability Returning to work after a lengthy health issue can be a daunting prospect. Often a person’s self-esteem and confidence have been affected, and a feeling of not having the competence to return. There may be concern about discrimination … Read More

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

April 30, 2018

Download our current PDF version of the newsletter Autumn 2018 Newsletter Life insurance is for the living Life insurance is not a popular topic of conversation, because in doing so we are contemplating our eventual death. It’s not something anyone likes to dwell on for long, however it’s an important consideration in financial planning. So, … Read More

Spring 2017 Newsletter

October 30, 2017

Download our current PDF version of the newsletter Spring 2017 Newsletter Trauma Insurance evolves as New Zealanders live longer In New Zealand, our average life expectancy is around 83 for women and 79 for men.  A consequence of living longer is that our lives are more likely to be interrupted with survivable health events. As … Read More

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

February 16, 2017

Download the PDF version of our current newsletter Improve your wellbeing – get to know your neighbours Whether you live in a suburb, an apartment, or rurally, you have neighbours – and every connection you have with them significantly improves the wellbeing of individuals, family/whanau and communities. Neighbours Day Weekend, held annually in March, encourages … Read More

Hang on to your new home

February 7, 2017

SPRING 2015 Hang on to your new home Buying a new home is a major step forward in life. It’s the biggest investment you’re likely to make – and it’s a commitment that can affect not only you, but your family too. So it pays to play it safe and protect yourself for all eventualities.  … Read More

In Memory of Sarah

June 28, 2014

Autumn 2014   In memory of Sarah Michael and Sarah met while visiting Japan on a Lions Club scholarship, moving to England, where Sarah completed an MA in Irish literature at LeedsUniversity, followed by a doctorate in modern poetry at OxfordUniversity. She then lectured English literature in Oxford. Michael became a lawyer. Marrying in Oxford … Read More

Proactive about health

May 29, 2013

Autumn 2013 Proactive about health Campaigns such as Movember, where guys sprout moustaches of all shapes and sizes to promote prostate awareness and men’s health, and Breast Cancer Take Action month that encourages women to be proactive and make breast cancer awareness part of their life, are important in understanding symptoms and seeking help when … Read More

Health insurance – to pay or not to pay?

October 29, 2012

Spring 2012 Health insurance – to pay or not to pay? Did you know that around 1.4 million Kiwis have health insurance? With a good public health system why would such a significant number of New Zealanders choose to pay for health insurance? We are fortunate to have a good public health system in New … Read More