AA Insurance a finalist in 2020 Diversity Awards NZ

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Auckland, 8 July 2020 – AA Insurance has been shortlisted for this year’s Diversity Awards with its first-time entry.

The New Zealand general insurer is a finalist for the Emerging Diversity and Inclusion Award and is one of 32 entrants across 10 categories to be recognised for the work it’s doing to advance a culture of inclusion in the workplace.

“As a first-time entrant in these important awards, we are particularly proud to be shortlisted for the category we entered, which showcases our commitment to raising awareness against domestic violence,” says Nikki Howell, Head of People & Capability at AA Insurance. “Given the calibre of entries, it’s a significant achievement to reach finalist stage of these awards.”

“Diversity in the workplace is extremely important to us at AA Insurance. It’s part of our culture to ensure all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Being a finalist in these awards tells us we’re doing the right thing by our people, which also has a positive impact on how we work and help our customers.”

Now in its 23rd year, the awards are held by Diversity Works New Zealand to celebrate companies delivering best practice in workplace diversity and inclusion. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 16 September.

About AA Insurance

AA Insurance is an independently operated, New Zealand-based joint venture between the New Zealand Automobile Association Limited (NZAA) and Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited (VINZL). Since 1994 we have demonstrated trusted expertise in home, contents and car insurance in New Zealand, and in 2018 introduced commercial small business insurance. We underwrite our own policies and sell direct to New Zealanders. Our 1000+ employees look after 500,000+ customers with more than 1,000,000 policies.

We proudly partner with Variety New Zealand – the Children’s Charity (as the lead partner of its Beds for Kids programme), Student Volunteer Army and support grassroot school sports via our Big Little Sponsorship sports grant in partnership with Eden Park. We are consistently recognised in industry awards and honours, including being voted the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted General Insurer for 13 years running, named Canstar’s 2023 Home and Contents Insurer of the Year and Outstanding Value Award winner, and currently ranked 7th amongst 100 of New Zealand’s most successful companies in the Kantar Corporate Reputation Index (since 2015).

Find out more at www.aainsurance.co.nz

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