About Us

Manawatu Insurance was formed out of AMP Manawatu Financial Services which has been serving clients since 1985.

Manawatu Insurance is a wholly New Zealand owned and operated business looking after the insurance needs for people throughout New Zealand. Manawatu Insurance looks for the best deal for their clients matching together the covers that best meets their needs and premiums that are competitive and remain this way. Where this really counts is at claim time – we have a dedicated claims team that make sure your claims are dealt with in the best possible way, we know it is a stressful time so anything we can do to make it easier on you – we will do!

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Financial Adviser, Cert (Bus Studies) – Owner/Director

John is an Financial Adviser and has been in the insurance industry for the best part of a decade and understands what is needed to work as a team to get the best results for you. From both a Farming & Business background he fully understands the needs and complexities that make up a business. He also has three boys so understands how important families are and how essential it is to make sure they are well protected if the worse was to happen.

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Broker, BBS (Acct Studies) – Owner/Director

Shane, a graduate of Massey University, has developed a wealth of experience with over twenty five years in the insurance industry with roles in underwriting, management, broking, claims and compliance in New Zealand and England. He is committed to using that experience and expertise to identify risks, give objective advice and recommend the best protection for your needs. Priding himself on attention to detail and understanding his client’s needs allows him to negotiate the best terms with the insurance market for the benefit of his clients.



Our dedicated support staff keep the business moving ensuring there is always someone available to take your call and that clients queries and requests are looked after quickly and with a smile.

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Ensuring you’ve bought the right insurance isn’t easy. Getting it wrong could mean the difference between peace of mind and loss of livelihood. That’s where brokers and advisers come in. Insurance brokers and advisers can save you time, money and worry. Just like an accountant or lawyer who provide you with professional advice based on years of training and experience, we can do the same with your insurances.

Insurance can be incredibly complicated to fully understand and Manawatu Insurance can help you understand the details of a policy and work out what level of cover you need so that you are properly protected.

Manawatu Insurance are specialists in insurance protection. We have an in-depth working knowledge of the insurance market, can provide professional objective advice on identifying risks and exposures and recommend cost effective solutions.