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1 August 2020

Leading Together

In such times of uncertainty, good leadership can be the difference between calm & crisis. This has never felt truer than now, as the world responds to the fast changing & ever growing treats of Covid-19. All around us change is happening with a...

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27 July 2020

When robots get it wrong

Our customers know that we provide New Zealand’s leading specialist insurance products, for everything from Motorhomes and Caravans to high-end prestige vehicles, enthusiast cars, motorcycles and more. We are the industry leaders because we don’t rely on technology to create generic policies. Instead, we personally...

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HanmerSprings2 Travel / Lifestyle

14 April 2020

Hanging out in Hanmer

There is no doubting that Hanmer Springs is synonymous with the Hanmer Springs Hot Pools and although we like a good old soak there is so much more to explore in this area!The town is surrounded by dramatic mountains and towering forests.  There are some...

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SIS Vehicle Policy Wording 01 copy

14 April 2020

Introducing Our New Policy Wording

You’ve probably all been teased enough about our re-write to our vehicle policy wording which has been finalised and released to everyone. We re-wrote the previous Prestigio policy wording into a single document that now covers:Elite and Prestige vehicles Enthusiast vehicles including classic cars, and everyday...

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Kaitangata1 Events

1 April 2020

Katitangita Car Show

Star Insurance was again a sponsor of the 2019 Kaitangata Car Show and Cruise last November. We provided our new tote bags for entrants containing sunglasses, chocolates and brochures. Key Account Mangers John Edie & Joanne Smith spent the day in glorious sunshine chatting...

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triumph daytona 5289 Events

1 April 2020

Burt Munro Challenge

Star Insurance Specialists was a key sponsor at this years event, which is the largest motorcycle rally in the Southern Hemisphere. The Star Insurance NZ Hill Climb Champs were held on Waitangi Day in the small township of Bluff. Our promotional flags were lined...

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Cheese Roll Recipes / Food

1 April 2020

The Great Southland Cheese Roll

The great Southland Cheese Roll... a local tradition and delicacy that is a must try for any traveller to Southland. 2 cups grated cheese 2 Tbsp dried onion soup mix ½ cup milk ½ loaf white or wheatmeal sliced sandwich bread Melted butter (optional) Instructions Mix cheese, onion soup and milk together. To make bread easier to roll...

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