Ensuring you’re Insured

 

We place our clients needs first

About Us

Welcome to First Commercial Insurance Brokers, a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet NZ.

Established in 2018, our newly formed company strives to bring a fresh approach to Insurance in an industry otherwise dominated by large national corporations. We work with a select number of clients across New Zealand.

First Commercial clients enjoy the personalised service and expertise of our business principle, First Commercial, from initial risk analysis right through to the settlement of any claims. First Commercial brings an unrivalled wealth of knowledge and experience working with some of the country’s largest insurance brokerages.

As business owners ourselves, we understand where the risk and value is in a business. We appreciate the daily commitment required to run a business and the importance of being able to rely on trusted professionals for the services outside of your primary business operations. Working closely with you, our focus is to ease the ‘labour of insurance’, allowing you to focus on what you do best – running your business successfully.

OUR PRINCIPAL

Company Overview

Stewart formed his business called First Commercial Insurance Brokers via Insurance Advisernet in 2018. Stewart is focused on providing insurance and risk advice for SME businesses in New Zealand.

First Commercial Insurance Brokers Ltd is a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet, one of the biggest General Insurance Broker Groups in New Zealand & Australia. Our knowledge of the local insurance industry is second to none and our experience in handling insurance for many thousands of customers enables us to provide independent advice you can always trust. It also means you’ll benefit from access to unrivalled financial strength, business efficiencies and buying power spanning every major insurer in New Zealand & Australia and access to major overseas insurers if and when required.

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+64 27 555 2652
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Stewart Hunt

Our Principal

Stewart Hunt is the Managing Director of First Commercial Insurance Brokers Ltd, which he formed in 2018. Stewart began his insurance career in 2003 when he first emigrated to New Zealand from the UK. He started at State Commercial then got into insurance broking in 2005 with Crombie Lockwood. He then worked at Marsh as a senior risk adviser in a contractor role for nearly 10 years.

Stewart is a strong believer in “one to one” business relationships. He believes it is important to understand your business first then provide the right risk advice and a tailored insurance program that suits their business needs. Honesty, integrity and trust are the hallmarks of our business practices and these are underpinned by consistent business advice processes.

Stewart is married to Erin and together they have daughter called Darcy. In his spare time he plays 11 a side football for an over 40s team on Saturdays in the winter and in the summer enjoys family weekends away around New Zealand.

Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. We never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and continue to build our trusted relationship.

As your appointed General Insurance Broker, First Commercial Insurance Brokers Ltd commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.

Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.

Only recommend secure and stable insurers.

Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via installments.

Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.

Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. We never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and continue to build our trusted relationship.

As your appointed General Insurance Broker, First Commercial Insurance Brokers Ltd commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.

Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.

Only recommend secure and stable insurers.

Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via installments.

Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.

Need more information on our industry related products and services?
Call +64 27 555 2652  or view

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Products & Services

Business Insurance
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Having adequate general insurance cover is one of the most fundamental parts of being in business, as it provides invaluable protection against a range of risk events – from equipment and assets to legal liability – reducing financial uncertainty and protecting your livelihood and that of your workforce. Insurance companies provide a wide variety of general business insurance policies so it’s essential to get the right one for your needs.

Professional Indemnity
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This specialised area of insurance covers liability arising from the ‘professional services’ provided by a business. Importantly, as the nature of modern business continues to change rapidly it’s no longer only for traditional occupations such as Engineers, Accountants, Doctors, Lawyers, Architects and Insurance Brokers.

Directors & Officers / Management Liability Insurance

If you have a small to medium sized private company, you could be protected by a policy that covers claims from a wide range of management liabilities, such as; directors and officers liability, company reimbursement, company liability and employment practice liability.

Property Insurance
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A must if you have one or more business premises, property insurance provides financial protection in the event they are damaged or destroyed in a one-off event.

Motor Insurance / Commercial / Heavy Motor Insurance

One of the more common types of business cover, motor/vehicle insurance protects your business fleet against costs arising from theft and accidents. Your policy can be tailored to include a range of commercial vehicles from cars and motorbikes to vans, trucks and even buses and heavy motor vehicles.

Home & Contents Insurance
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For most New Zealanders the family home is the largest asset they’ll ever own. This means it’s essential to protect it now with the right insurance cover. After all, no one wants to discover they’re inadequately insured when it’s too late.

Cyber Insurance

In the past two decades the global proliferation of digital technology, and unscrupulous figures seeking to exploit it, has seen cyber risk become one of the leading risk factors for businesses.

Business Interruption Insurance

From your family and employees to customers and suppliers, there are a lot of people who are dependent on your business. Given this, have you ever considered what would happen if your were unable to operate due to crucial assets being damaged or destroyed by a major event like fire, flood, significant storm damage or an earthquake?

Marine & Hull Insurance

Marine insurance is designed to provide peace of mind, whether you have a pleasure craft that requires insurance or if you are moving cargo across water, land or air. Marine transit covers provides point-to-point coverage between your premises and those of your customers.

Plant & Equipment Insurance

If you have mobile plant and equipment, we can arrange to ensure this plant and equipment is properly insured to protect both the equipment but importantly also the liabilities associated with its use. This product is designed to cover the smallest earthmoving machine though to the largest fixed or mobile crane as examples. This product is designed to cover everything from the smallest of earthmoving machines though to the largest fixed or mobile cranes – and everything in between.

Body Corporate Insurance

Body Corporate Insurance offers you peace of mind by providing liability cover in the event people are injured on common property. Typically it includes cover for lifts, pools, car parks, stairwells, gardens, wiring, balconies, walls, windows, ceilings and floors.

Contract Works Insurance

You need contract works insurance in place before a peg is put into the ground. Many things can go wrong where building works are involved, whether that be at excavation or even completion stage of any project. This insurance is designed specially to provide any physical damage as well as loss of building materials, fire and malicious damage.

Liability Insurance

Despite your best intentions sometimes accidents still happen. Today’s businesses are exposed to an ever growing list of legal liabilities.

Rural Insurance

This insurance cover protects you against damage to farm buildings, contents, farm machinery, vehicles, as well as the many other assets required in your day to day operations.

Need more information on our industry related products and services?
Call +64 27 555 2652 or

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Claims

At First Commercial Insurance Brokers Ltd we believe the true test of the relationship with your Insurance Adviser is when you need to make a claim. We know it can be a stressful and unsettling time, so we’re committed to providing you with fast, efficient and personalised claims services.

Claims Process

Making a claim can be a daunting task, especially as it typically occurs at an already difficult time. With this in mind we see it as one of the most important times in our relationship with you. We’ll do everything we can to make the process and smooth and easy as possible.

This includes

Providing you with your Insurer’s Claim Form
Arranging for a Loss Assessor to be appointed if necessary
Guiding you carefully through to completion of Claim Form
Submitting your Claim Form to the Insurer on your behalf
Providing ongoing advice to ensure a fair and reasonable settlement.

Lodging a claim

Step 1. Contact us so we can discuss what’s happened and carefully review the event/s against your insurance cover.

Step 2. We’ll send you the relevant claim form/s and outline any other documentation your Insurer is likely to require.

Step 3. Fill out your claim form in as much detail as you can. (Remember, if you have any questions we’re always here to help!)

Step 4. Post or email your completed claim back to us so we can check everything and then forward it to the Insurer on your behalf.

Please phone First Commercial’s office,
+64 27 555 2652 to lodge your claim or

EMAIL US

Local Understanding. National Strength

First Commercial Insurance Brokers is proud to be a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet, a network of more than 190 independent advisers across New Zealand and Australia. Insurance Advisernet New Zealand is a principal member of the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Inc. and the largest member of the publicly listed AUB Group – one of the leading general broking groups in Australasia with over 450,000 clients. This relationship gives First Commercial Insurance Brokers access to unrivalled financial strength, business efficiencies and buying power that spans every major insurer in New Zealand and Australia, even access to major overseas insurers when required.

Strength Under The Insurance Advisernet Banner

First Commerical Insurance Brokers Ltd is a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet New Zealand Ltd. Founded in 1996 Insurance Advisernet operates in both New Zealand and Australia, delivering strength that allows First Commerical Insurance Brokers Ltd the benefit of maintaining its local presence whilst also being part of a national group for the products and services needed by our customers in today’s increasingly complex business world.

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PO Box 37670, Parnell, Auckland 1151
First Floor, 235 Parnell Road, Auckland 1151
+64 27 555 2652

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