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February 12, 2024

Delta Spotlight - Chloe Millar

Bursting with enthusiasm and delighted to be right where her strengths lie, Events and Facilities Manager Chloe Millar has thrived in marketing roles since completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations Advertising and Applied Communication at Auckland University of Technology. The degree and direction was chosen after aptitude tests suggested this was precisely where she might flourish. Read More

January 28, 2024

Delta Spotlight - Glenn Dawson

Glenn Dawson confesses that his journey with Delta has been a long-term affair. He had his sights set on us from a distance before taking the leap and becoming Senior Underwriter for Directors & Officers Liability products. Now, he's part of the Delta family, perched comfortably in the picturesque Cardrona Valley, feeling like he's exactly where he belongs, both personally and professionally. Read More

December 22, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Simone Batty

As the Underwriting Operations Manager at Delta Insurance, Simone Batty embraces the opportunity to establish streamlined processes and standards across a growing team, with the goal of delivering consistent experiences for every customer and broker engaging with the business. Read More

December 19, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Ron Curin

"After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and International Business, Ron Curin was pretty confident his future would probably land him in marketing. However, a fortuitous twist of fate unexpectedly placed him in the insurance business where he has thrived – and remained ever since." Read More

December 7, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Siva Govender

“I quite like insurance, even if the number of years I’ve been in it makes me seem quite old.” That’s right, Senior Property Underwriter Siva Govender, has been in the industry since 1980, bringing with him a passion for insurance and decades of experience. Read More

November 10, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Neil Grote

While Neil Grote started his career in the grocery sector, a quick pivot to insurance soon meant he’d found his niche. Nearly a quarter of a century later, Neil has honed his skills in claims and recovery, and has taken up the position of New Zealand Claims Manager for Delta Insurance. Read More

November 2, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Miro Dordevich

It’s been a meteoric rise for the technology-focused Miro Dordevich, who is a finalist in the New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards Young Insurance Professional of the Year category. Combining a passion for the country’s high-tech industry with a growing appreciation of targeted insurance solutions as a fundamental enabler of trade, Dordevich’s three years with Delta Insurance have been highly eventful. Read More

October 9, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Lara Fuller

Starting her career in property management, Lara Fuller was introduced to the insurance industry 7 years ago by chance. With a strong drive, determination and delivering high-quality results... Read More

July 3, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Ben Gainsford

Meet Ben Gainsford, an insurance professional who defied tradition with a job interview on Christmas Eve. Read More

April 16, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Manu Kaitapu

As an individual who loves helping others, Manu Kaitapu has taken an interesting path towards the position she now finds so satisfying as Finance Administrator with Delta Insurance. Read More

March 20, 2023

Meet Kelly Stephen

Kelly Stephen may be a new addition to Delta Insurance, but she has been familiar with its products for years. Read More

March 19, 2023

Delta Spotlight - Judith Schwarz

There are some people who are born to teach, who have a passion for passing their knowledge on to the next generation. Judith Schwarz is one such person. Read More

December 6, 2022

Delta Spotlight - Abigail Leach

Like most of her colleagues, Underwriter Abigail Leach accidentally stumbled into the insurance industry after finishing her uni degree. Read More

June 1, 2022

Delta Spotlight - Jackie Costello

Purpose has always played a direct role in Jackie Costello’s life. Initially considering a career in law or journalism as outlets for her creativity and determination to help others, it was just by chance that she fell into the insurance industry. Read More

March 8, 2022

A chat with Delta’s Cecilia Lim on International Women’s Day

As part of International Women’s Day 2022 we want to take a moment to celebrate some of the amazing women who are part of the Delta Insurance Group family. Read More

November 18, 2021

Delta Insurance appoints head of marketing

Insurance Business published the following article on the arrival our new head of marketing Miranda Cook. Welcome to the team Miranda! Read More

September 7, 2021

New Chief Operating Officer Kent Chaplin taking Delta to another level

Insurance Business article announces new appointment Homegrown kiwi insurance company Delta Group has expanded its management team appointing current Advisory Board member Kent Chaplin as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Read More

August 1, 2021

Delta Spotlight - Kajal Kumar

Despite only joining Delta in October, underwriter Kajal Kumar already has her sight set on a senior underwriter role. She's a woman on a mission with a huge ambition for growth. Read More

About Delta

November 21, 2023

Our new whitepaper, Embracing Cyber Risk Management: The Increasing Risks of Cyber Threats

In today's ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, businesses of all sizes need to stay ahead of the curve. Our new cyber whitepaper provides expert insights on how to protect an organisation from cyberattacks. Download your copy today! Read More

October 3, 2023

Delta manages a client's cyber-attack

In this specific case, our Insured is an SME company that specialises in online training courses. They encountered a significant cyber incident that compromised their customers’ personal data stored on a network-attached storage (NAS) system. Read More

September 21, 2023

New policy for Associations is here

We are extremely pleased to announce the latest addition to our product portfolio with Associations Liability Insurance policy. This policy offers coverage for elected officials of community, sporting, and governing bodies, which play a vital role in the social fabric of New Zealand. Read More

September 21, 2023

AM Best ‘Excellent’ Performance Assessment – 2 years running!

We are delighted to share the incredible news, for the second consecutive year, we have received a ‘PA-2 Excellent’ performance assessment from AM Best, the New Jersey-based global credit rating agency that specialises in insurance. Read More

September 14, 2023

Delta 'Walks the Talk' at Dive In

Delta Insurance is excited to announce their support for the Dive In Festival, Lloyd’s global movement and event in the insurance sector supporting the development of inclusive workplace cultures and levelling the playing field for talent. Join Delta in celebrating ‘Unlocking Innovation: Power of Inclusion’ with their session ‘Walk the Talk’. Read More

September 12, 2022

What is the outlook for underwriting agencies in NZ?

Underwriting agencies, managing general agents, or coverholders – these special-breed intermediaries are cementing their place (if they haven’t done so already) in the industry, and Delta Insurance Group chief operating officer Kent Chaplin sees a bright future for this segment of the sector if it gets some much-deserved understanding. Read More

August 30, 2022

Delta receives an “Excellent” performance assessment from AM Best

We are delighted to share some great news - that Delta has received a performance assessment of PA-2 Excellent from AM Best , the New Jersey-based global credit rating agency that specialises in insurance. Read More

February 15, 2022

Delta opens its doors in Australia

Delta opened for business in Australia today, building on its recent success expanding into the Asia Pacific. Read More

December 2, 2021

Important Update: Delta Underwriting Pte. Ltd.

We hope that you’ve been keeping safe and well through this period of complexity, challenge and change. Read More

August 9, 2021

Delta judged top insurance employer for third year

Delta is proud to be judged Top Insurance Employer for the third year in a row by Insurance Business. Read More

July 3, 2021

A rewarding evening at the GirlBoss Awards and an even more rewarding day at Huntly College

One of our most rewarding events in the calendar year is the GirlBoss Awards, a celebration of the incredible achievements of Girl Power throughout Aotearoa. Read More

Industry

September 19, 2023

Cyber - the ever-evolving risk

Cyber-attacks increased by 38% in 2022 and the cost is predicted to hit US$10 trillion by 2025*. As the cyber landscape continually evolves at a rapid pace, it is no wonder that demand for Cyber insurance is increasing exponentially as well. Read More

October 19, 2021

Delta’s digitised policy renewals a big time saver

Renewing your insurance with Delta Insurance just got significantly simpler for a range of policies with the rollout of a new, digitised renewal process. Read More

August 19, 2021

Delta Singapore and Stone Forest unveil cyber insurance partnership

The Intelligent Insurer covers Delta Singapore’s latest partnership with IT managed services provider Stone Forest. Read More

August 5, 2021

How Insurance Can Halt Ransomware

We would encourage you to read this excellent article by Vishaal Hariprasad about insurance’s role in halting ransomware, first published in InsuranceLeadership.com: Read More

July 13, 2021

Strengthening our resilience in a changing and challenging world

Delta Force have been busy curating a treasure trove of smooth soundscapes, banging beats and an irresistible array of viewing pleasures, all designed to make you not only survive but thrive in lockdown. Read More