Important notice for FinTel customers

FinTel customers who held more than one policy (at the same time) between 1 July 2003 and 1 October 2014 may be eligible for a refund.
For more information visit www.tower.co.nz/fintel-refund

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Changes to house insurance

House insurance in New Zealand has changed and we want to make sure you’re ready.

It’s now your responsibility to specify the maximum cost for rebuilding your home in event of total loss. This is called your ‘sum insured’ and it’s important you understand how this works and avoid under-insuring.

You’ll find lots of helpful information and links here to get you started, so take the time now to learn more about how these changes affect you and what to do next.




What’s changing?

As a homeowner, you need to know how sum insured works so you can ensure you have enough cover.


What does this mean for me?

Why are things changing?
What you need to do?

The key thing to decide is what your sum insured should be. Here’s some information to get you started.


How to work out the size of your home?

How to work out the sum insured of your home?



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