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Life Matters Blog

A blog to support you at all stages of your journey. Whether you need helpful insurance and lifestyle tips or to read an inspiring story, our blog will help you get the most out of your insurance and truly celebrate life.

  • Did you know vaping could cost you more on insurance?

    Vaping is often viewed as a less harmful alternative to smoking tobacco, and as a way to help smokers quit. However, the long-term health effects aren’t well documented, and odds are vaping won’t work in your favour when it comes to life insurance premiums.

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  • Win a HOYTS Movie Voucher

    To help you keep your kids entertained these school holidays we've got three HOYTS Cinemas Gift Cards to give away!

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  • Five ways you could save on your insurance

    Insurance is about protecting the lifestyle you’ve worked hard to create, and it’s important to be able to maintain your cover for as long as you need it. Here are five things you can discuss with your financial adviser which may help you save on your personal insurance.

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  • We’ve got three WOOP dinner boxes to give away

    We’ve got three, three-night WOOP Classic Boxes worth $159 each to give away. Each box is packed with delicious dinner recipes and all the ingredients to make three dinners for a family of two adults and two-to-three children.

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  • Five people we’re thanking this World Children’s Day

    November 20 is World Children’s Day, a day to focus on the rights of children as well as on how to keep kids happy and healthy. As they say, it takes a village and we think it’s a good time to say thank you to a few people who work hard, helping our Kiwi kids grow and develop.

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  • Start your Saturday right

    Sensitive to sugar? Start your Saturday with a delicious family-friendly, low-sugar breakfast recipe from dietitian and diabetes nutrition expert Helen Gibbs. World Diabetes Day was celebrated this week, so we’re sharing a diabetes-friendly recipe.

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  • How sun smart are you?

    We spoke with @cancersocietyNZ for a reminder of what we all need to do to protect our skin and a few things to be aware of when it comes to freckles and moles. Think you’re SunSmart? Check you’ve got it right.

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  • Three steps for a better night's sleep

    We all know how important sleep is. Along with exercise and nutrition, it’s one of the three pillars of good health. But what can you do when you just can’t seem to get a full night’s sleep? Here are three tep's to improve your sleep.

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  • Four ideas to make your family car trip fun

    If you’ve got a long road trip ahead of you, here are a few bright ideas for keeping your family entertained on the road. And whatever your plans this weekend, whether you’re staying home or heading away, have a fun and safe weekend.

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  • Stay-at-home parents may need life insurance

    If your family includes a non-working parent, it’s worth thinking about how you would cover their household contributions if something were to happen to them. Here are three things you might need to cover.

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Disclaimer

This information is of a general nature and not personalised to your situation. If you would like advice which takes into account of your particular finanical situation or goals, please contact your financial adviser.