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We’re in this for life

We're here to help customers build bright futures and protect what matters most.

We work with advisers, so you get expert insurance advice, matching the right insurance you need to help you live life to the fullest.


We understand what you’re going through

Our dedicated claims teams understand what’s at stake for each claim.

We had 94% of claims accepted and $121 million paid to customers from 01 July 2022 - 31 June 2023. We do everything we can to make you feel like you matter, because you do. 

New Zealanders have always been at the heart of our business

We’ve been supporting New Zealanders for longer than you think: nearly 150 years. Our roots trace all the way back to 1878.

You might have known us as Royal and Sun Alliance. We’ve changed our name over the years, but our values have stayed the same.

Proud to be part of the Suncorp family

We’re part of Suncorp New Zealand, a leading general and life insurance business.

Suncorp New Zealand is part of Suncorp Group, which has more than 9 million customers and more than A$96 billion in assets. You can rest easy knowing that Asteron Life is financially stable when you need to make a claim.

Ready to make a claim? 

Call one of our friendly team on 0800 737 101 to make a claim or contact your adviser to talk through your situation. 

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Our awards and achievements

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

Both the 2023 and 2021 Life Insurance Company of the Year Winner 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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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