Greenstone is a 100% New Zealand owned and operated insurance brokerage. We are proud to have looked after the insurance needs of Kiwis around the country for over 20 years. We bring a unique community focus and local expertise when it comes to giving the best insurance advice and tailoring the right cover for you. At Greenstone Insurance, we provide quality advice for not only your business, farm and home but also for health, life and travel. Our Greenstone team offers a personal service with easy to understand solutions and advice on what insurance cover is best suited for you or your business.
Trust is the cornerstone on which our business is built. It means we do what we say we’ll do. Use our expertise to put your needs first and foremost. We are always transparent about the advice we provide and why we provide it.
Great advice is based on great understanding and relationships. It’s why adopting a risk management approach and assessing your unique risk profile is essential to ensuring the right polices are always in place. It’s what sets us apart.
Insurance is no time for compromise. It’s vital to have access to a wide range of insurance options so, once identified, your needs can be effectively met. That’s why we have active relationships with more than 100 major insurers.
Price is always important. But value goes much further. It’s the sum total of the depth of our relationships, the quality of our advice, the breadth of our offering and the efficiency of our systems – all bolstered by our unrivalled buying power as one of the leading general insurance advisory dealer groups – Insurance Advisernet. Ultimately though, our key value to you is as your advocate in the event of a claim.
Principal Adviser and Director
Graeme has been the director and principal of Greenstone since 1999 and has more than 30 years’ experience.
Graeme’s passion and drive comes from seeing his staff and clients succeed. He has a strong focus on service, the great ability to listen to clients’ needs and thinks outside the box for solutions. His other passions are V8s and motorbikes – so if he’s not at the office, try him in his shed at home!
Principal Adviser and Director
George is a QFE Adviser and hometown girl who loves any challenge the insurance industry throws at her. She has been at Greenstone Insurance since 2008 and loves working with clients to find the right solutions to protect them and their assets.
When she isn’t at work, George enjoys the great Kiwi outdoors as well as spending time with her family. She is currently studying towards a New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services.
Dave immigrated from the UK in 2005 with his wife and two sons and now has a Kiwi daughter! Prior to moving to NZ, he spent over 20 years in London working in the financial sector for banks and financial information companies.
Dave has broad financial knowledge and has specialised his interest in insurance over the last 10 years working within Risk Management, Commercial and Business Insurance. Client relationships are paramount in Dave’s eyes; giving good service and supporting his clients with well-researched insurance solutions is his key to long and beneficial partnerships.
Sioned joined us in 2013, qualified as our in-house adviser, and brings her life experiences to her role. She is raising her two boys in Taihape. She and her fiancé come from a rural background. She knows exactly what it’s like to make choices over protecting all the important things in life.
Nothing slips through the net with Clare around – she cracks the whip around the office. Since moving to New Zealand in 1999 after meeting her Kiwi husband, Clare has settled in Taihape and enjoys travelling with her husband and daughter.
Nicki is a self-confessed geek and a keen gamer with a passion for sword and sorcery novels. Born in Taihape, Nicki has worked in Auckland’s print industry and the UK before returning home in 2005 to take up the role of BA at Greenstone.
Client Services and Claims Management
Diana was raised in Whanganui and worked as an administrator in the New Zealand Army. She settled in Waiouru and now works for Greenstone Insurance in client services. She loves weight training, reading and spending time with her family.
Susie is the newest member of our team and comes from an accounting and administration background. Susie has been settled in Taihape for 15 years, and helps manage a farm with her husband. Susie is also kept busy with her three children’s various activities and enjoys the outdoors.
Ideally we’d rather not be in a position to claim but it’s of great comfort to know that the insurance has worked as intended. As a side note we have found Graeme exceptional to work with.
We have found the team at Greenstone Insurance fantastic! They ensure that we have the correct insurance cover to protect our business. Our business insurance requirements are constantly reviewed and revised due to all different types of insurance needed in the construction industry. These needs are varied covering building insurance, public liability, vehicles and equipment and during that time we have had vehicle damage and the process of making a claim is made so easy and hassle free. Greenstone are efficient and helpful in every aspect. Their services and knowledge have proven valuable to our company and we would highly recommend.
The reason we are with Greenstone Insurance is because of Nicki Gray. She is pleasant and cheerful at all times. Nothing is too big a problem. When issues come up suddenly, they are dealt with effectively and quickly. If she doesn’t know, she finds out. Nicki is an asset to Greenstone Insurance.
We have found the team at Greenstone Insurance to be very helpful, efficient and extremely pleasant to deal with. In particular, our Adviser – George Bodley – who continually ensures that our covers are up to date and adequate for our needs.