Adequate Insurance Cover

If the worst should occur, would your current insurance cover be sufficient to restore your Home and Contents to the level you are enjoying now?

Claims from Christchurch have indicated that many New Zealanders are under-insured.  In times of financial uncertainty, insurance is often the first thing that gets cut back.  […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Disaster Preparation

The last 18 months in New Zealand have highlighted a real need for all families – no matter where they live – to be prepared for ANY emergency.

One of the best ways to prepare for this is to have an Emergency Kit stocked at all times.  A rule of thumb […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Fire Prevention

Earthquakes are not the only disaster that can strike and leave you homeless.  Fires are fast, deadly and devastating.

Greenstone Insurance’s Principal Adviser – Graeme Bodley – is also a long-serving member of the Taihape Volunteer Fire Brigade.

An integral part of Greenstone Insurance’s review process is highlighting any Fire Hazards prevalent […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Fire Safety in your Home

Smoke Alarms
These are one of the most important safety products that can be installed in your home. The New Zealand Fire Service attended 3,700 house fires last year. Eighty percent of homes either did not have a Smoke Alarm or the Alarms were not working.  These items could be your […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Fire Safety in your Business

Monitored Alarms
Not only can a monitored alarm help prevent burglaries but most new units have the ability to alert the monitoring company to a potential fire – this allows for a speedy call to your local fire brigade.

Fire Extinguishers
Check with an extinguisher servicing agent to get the correct extinguishers for […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Fire Safety on the Farm

Fire Extinguishers
Many homesteads and major farm buildings (Woolsheds, etc) are often located in remote rural areas.  Having a Fire Extinguisher mounted and ready-to-hand could make all the difference while you wait for the Fire Brigade to arrive.

Water Sources
A near-by water source can be very beneficial for fire-fighting – be it […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|

Fire Safety

The most important thing to remember – should a fire break out – is to call 111 immediately.  Leave the building and do not go back inside until you have been given the all clear by the Fire Service.

For further information, be sure to check out the New Zealand Fire […]

July 1st, 2015|Blogs|