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We’re all about celebrating life – with you

Celebrating life isn’t a marketing slogan for Asteron Life – it’s the heart and soul of who we are as a company.

We know how busy you are – but it’s worth sparing a few minutes to see what makes us so different.

We’re all about celebrating life.

To us, life insurance is all about getting the most out of today – knowing that if things go wrong, you’ve got plans in place.

We focus on the positive – it’s all about grabbing life with both hands, laughing till your sides hurt. Climbing a mountain or starting a family. It’s seizing your chances. And simply loving what you’re doing.

Part of Suncorp New Zealand

We’re part of Suncorp New Zealand, a leading general and life insurance provider. Suncorp New Zealand is part of Suncorp Group, which has over 9 million customers and A$96 billion in assets. Good to know when it comes to claims time.

Our history

We’ve been helping Kiwis for quite some time –our roots trace all the way back to 1878. Most Kiwis will have known us originally as Royal and Sun Alliance.

Our customers are everything

Our purpose is to build futures and protect what matters.

Our customers are the lifeblood of our business, and we want to help them live life to the full. Everything we do as a company reflects that.

From our friendly service, our smart insurance policies and our clear and simple communication style (for which we were given the WriteMark award). Working closely with impartial advisers, we look after your best interests every step of the way.

“We’re all different, but there is one thing that is universal to all of us – we all want to live life to the full. At Asteron Life, helping our customers celebrate life is the cornerstone of what we do.”

Our awards and achievements

We’re thrilled to be recognised as one of the leaders in the insurance industry.

2019 Life Insurance Company of the Year Finalist at the New Zealand Insurance Awards.

2019 Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Winner, Suncorp NZ at the New Zealand Insurance Awards.

Insurance with Asteron Life

Backed by an A+ Financial Strength Rating

Asteron Life has been given an A+ Financial Strength Rating by Standard & Poor’s. The Ratings Outlook is Stable.

View the Ratings Scale

Check out our insurance products

Asteron Life offers a range of personal insurance products that can help you through just about anything life throws at you.

View our products

Corporate Responsibility at Asteron Life

Our corporate responsibility principles

As part of Suncorp New Zealand, we take a long-term approach to running our business to ensure it is Here for Good. We have a framework of four key principles to help support our purpose and build a better future for the long term.

Learn more about corporate responsibility at Suncorp External Link

Responsible investment

Suncorp’s Responsible Investment Policy guides how we address environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities in our investment practices.

View our Responsible Investment policy External Link

Asteron Life in the community

We’re dedicated to getting out into the community and making a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders. As part of Suncorp we give our employees access to the Brighter Futures community giving programme, which enables them to make a difference through volunteering, donating and payroll giving.

Follow us on Facebook for updates on our team in the community

Careers at Asteron Life

Our people are passionate about improving the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders, and committed to creating great outcomes for our customers.

In return, we offer the freedom to work in a flexible environment, we respect and encourage diversity, and we offer opportunities for training and career advancement.

Our people are all part of Suncorp New Zealand. To learn more about working for Suncorp or for current vacancies, visit