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Information on the history and background of Allianz New Zealand.

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Allianz New Zealand


Allianz New Zealand provides selected insurance products through our Agent business partners.

The company operates in New Zealand as part of the Allianz Group, one of the world’s most renowned insurers and financial services providers.

History of Allianz New Zealand

2020December 2020 Club Marine cease offering new business policies and no longer renew existing policies.
2019Effective 31 May 2019 following a review of strategic opportunities available to our business in New Zealand, the difficult decision to exit the Commercial Motor & Fleet, Property Insurance and Public & Products Liability products underwritten and distributed by Allianz Broker & Agency (B&A) business is announced. At this time there is no change to the products underwritten and issued in New Zealand within the wider Allianz group, including: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty; Euler Hermes New Zealand Ltd; Allianz Partners; Club Marine; Allianz Marine & Transit, Primacy Underwriting Management Ltd and Hunter Premium Funding Ltd.
2017Global Transport & Automotive Pty Ltd trading as GT Insurance ceases to operate in New Zealand as an Underwriting Agency, but rather as a wholly integrated business of Allianz New Zealand, this allows for synergies in an expanded Allianz New Zealand commercial motor proposition, making it easier for our current and new clients to find the right transport solution.
2013Allianz New Zealand Ltd transferred its insurance business to the New Zealand branch of Allianz Australia Insurance Limited on 1 January 2013. This transfer was approved by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
2000Official change in title from MMI General Insurance (NZ) Ltd to Allianz New Zealand Ltd in July 2000
1998Allianz acquires majority shareholding in MMI and MMI becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz AG.
1990MMI enters into the insurance premium funding market and establishes an office in New Zealand.
1986MMI acquires the Australian operation of Allianz.
1920The company changes its name to Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Limited, (MMI).
1914The first annual report of the company showed that "The Manufacturers' Mutual Accident Insurance Association Limited" commenced its Workers' Compensation underwriting business on 30 May 1914.


Allianz Group


The Allianz Group is one of the largest and most renowned insurance and financial services providers in the world. Representing an international network of strong brands with first-class products, Allianz brings together the expertise of specialists in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, asset management and banking. Above all, the Group strives for commitment to excellence in its daily business - in relationships with customers, shareholders, employees and the wider community.

Founded in 1890 in Berlin, Allianz is now present through its subsidiary companies in more than 70 countries with approximately 147,000 employees and 100 million customers. At the top of the international group is the holding company, Allianz SE, with its head office in Munich.

Among the top 30 of the world’s largest corporations based on revenues.