News and media

13 December 2017

nib to grow market share under new whitelabel health deal

We've further strengthened our whitelabelling capabilities joining forces with Fairfax Media New Zealand to launch a new health insurance brand in the New Zealand market - Done.


Health insurance 101

20 November 2017

Jessica's story

Hear how Jessica has enjoyed the peace of mind of having her health insurance with nib.

20 November 2017

Majella and Nigel’s family story

Hear how Majella and Nigel’s daughter, Labella, recovered from her operations and bounced back to her usual self.

27 April 2017

Godfrey's story

Hear how Godfrey's spinal surgery has helped him get back on his feet.

27 April 2017

Jacinda's story

Hear Jacinda's brave story of cancer survival.

27 April 2017

Karen's story

Hear how Karen's innovative breast cancer treatment helped her recover.

28 September 2016

Choosing the right cover for you in 3 simple steps

Choosing private health insurance means no long waits in the public health system and financial support for dentist fees or private hospital costs when you need it. We help explain how to buy the right type of nib health cover for you and your family, in 3 simple steps.

28 September 2016

What is a waiting period?

When choosing or using your nib health cover, you need to understand your policy and how it works. So here we help explain what a 'waiting period' is and what it means for claiming on your nib health cover.

28 September 2016

What is a pre-existing condition?

Want to know what a pre-existing condition is and how it affects your nib health cover? Here we help make understanding how your cover works, easier, by explaining what it means.

28 September 2016

What is a benefit limit?

What is a benefit limit and what does it mean when claiming on your nib health cover? It’s good to know what limits apply to your cover and how it affects other people covered on your policy. Here we help make understanding how your cover works, easier, by explaining what it means.

28 September 2016

Why do I need private health insurance?

If you require treatment for a health issue, you typically have two choices: to access care through the public or private health system.

28 September 2016

Why join nib health insurance?

At nib, we believe health insurance should be simple to understand, easy to claim on, and most of all, great value.

Latest news releases

12 December 2017

nib earns first CQ Tick for cultural intelligence and capability

We've become one of the first corporate organisations in New Zealand to be awarded the "CQ Tick", reflecting our commitment to exploring and responding to gender and cultural diversity both within the workplace and our customer base.

06 December 2017

Christmas comes early for children visiting the Blues

We've helped a group of 15 children from KidsCan partner school, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Grey Lynn, join some of their Blues heroes at an afternoon training session today.

09 October 2017

We’ve partnered with OrbitProtect to take health cover international.

International visitors to New Zealand will soon be able to access health insurance through nib thanks to our new partnership with fellow Kiwi insurance innovator, OrbitProtect.

08 September 2017

Introducing Frankie, New Zealand’s first virtual consultant for health insurance

We’ve become the first health insurer to launch innovative artificial intelligence technology to assist Kiwis with their customer enquiries

01 September 2017

Nationwide support for network addressing health cost variation

Private health insurance consumers are set to be the big winners with private hospitals, specialists and healthcare providers across New Zealand joining our new First Choice network in a bid to reduce huge health care bills.

08 August 2017

We have responded to the changing face of NZ with next generation health cover

We have launched a new range of healthcare products designed to meet the changing demographics of an increasingly diverse New Zealand.

06 July 2017

nib employee grant programme helps save a life

Our employees have helped the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust to save another life as the result of the Trust winning of the health fund’s Good Cause Grants initiative in New Zealand.

26 June 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 6: Haircut

Welcome back to the Blues Player Challenge! This week our boys put their grooming skills to the test!

29 May 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 5: Cooking

Welcome back to the Blues Player Challenge! This week our boys put their cooking skills to the test!

24 April 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 4: Coastguard

This challenge see's our players head to the coast to test their water skills and save as many lives as possible. Check it out here and stay tuned for more coming soon.

12 April 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 3: Smoothie

In this instalment our boys put their smoothie-making skills to the test! They'll then take to the streets to have it judged by the public!

24 February 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 2: Stairs

Welcome back to the Blues Player Challenge! This week our boys need to convince every day Auckland office workers to take the stairs rather than lift.

20 February 2017

Blues Player Challenge Episode 1: Quiz Time

nib welcomes you to the 2017 nib Blues Player Challenge.

28 November 2016

New Director appointed to nib Board

We have welcomed barrister, Hanne Janes, as a Director of the nib Board.

03 October 2016

nib and AA become partners in health

We’ve partnered with the New Zealand Automobile Association to offer Kiwis private health insurance called AA Health.

01 July 2016

Tony Ryall appointed Chairman of nib New Zealand

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of former New Zealand Minister of Health, Tony Ryall, as Chairman of our Board.

28 June 2016

Meet Blues strength and conditioning coach Jason Price

nib has teamed up with the Blues and we sat down with the Blues strength and conditioning coach Jason Price.

28 June 2016

Meet Blues physio Mark Plummer

nib has teamed up with the Blues and we sat down with the Blues physio Mark Plummer.

28 June 2016

Meet Blues nutritionist Dave Shaw

nib has teamed up with the Blues and we sat down with the Blues nutritionist Dave Shaw.

06 November 2015

Our new health and travel agreement with The Warehouse Group

nib is joining forces with one of New Zealand's largest retailers to offer private health and travel insurance products under the Warehouse Money brand.

15 April 2015

nib launches travel insurance for holidaying Kiwis

We’re excited to launch our first travel insurance product in New Zealand, giving Kiwis peace of mind when they head overseas on short-term trips.

08 April 2015

nib reaffirms commitment to The Blues

We've upgraded our sponsorship of Super Rugby Club, The Blues, so you'll start seeing our logo on the players' jerseys from the start of the 2016 season

19 March 2015

Kiwis taking steps to improve dental health

Kiwis are taking more responsibility for their dental health, as shown by a doubling in the number of preventative dental-related claims paid by nib.

13 February 2015

Former Minister of Health joins the nib Board

We're thrilled to announce that former New Zealand Minister of Health, the Hon. Tony Ryall, has joined nib as a Director of the nib New Zealand Board