About Us


Woodward Insurance Brokers, led by Kane Woodward, brings a wealth of experience and dedication to the insurance industry. Here’s a more detailed overview of the services and values offered by Woodward Insurance Brokers:

Background and Legacy:

  • Kane Woodward entered the insurance industry at the age of 19 in 2001, following the footsteps of his late father, Wayne Woodward, who dedicated his career to insurance until he lost his battle with cancer in July of the year 2000.
  • With a family history in insurance, Kane’s commitment to the industry is deeply rooted.

Establishment of Woodward Insurance Brokers:

  • In 2001, inspired by his father’s business sale, Kane ventured into the insurance field. By 2005, equipped with valuable experience, he founded Woodward Insurance Brokers.
  • The vision was clear: establish a versatile brokerage catering to diverse insurance needs, including families, individuals, rural activities like farming and horticulture, as well as businesses.
  • Today, Woodward thrives as a comprehensive insurance solution, reflecting Kane’s commitment to addressing a wide spectrum of client requirements.

Professional Memberships:

  • Kane was a member of the PAA (Professional Advisers Association), which has now transitioned into Financial Advice NZ, showcasing a commitment to professionalism and ethical practices.
  • Membership in IBANZ (Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand) provides ongoing education, commitment to professionalism and support.
  • Affiliation with the Steadfast Network enhances business operations and policy benefits for clients.

Comprehensive Insurance Services:

Woodward Insurance Brokers provides expert advice, quotes, and services across a wide spectrum of insurance categories, including:

  1. Life, Trauma, TPD, Income, and Medical Covers:

    • Specialisation in personal and business risk insurance, ensuring clients have comprehensive coverage for various life events.
  2. Domestic, Business, and Rural /Farm Insurance:

    • Tailored solutions for property insurance, covering both material and liability aspects.
  3. Personal Insurance:

    • Home, contents, and vehicle insurance to safeguard personal assets.
  4. Specialised Coverages:

    • Marine covers, catering to unique risks associated with water-based assets.
    • Farm and lifestyle block insurance, understanding the distinctive needs of rural properties.
    • Business commercial fire and general insurance, offering robust protection for commercial ventures.

Commitment to Clients:

  • Woodward Insurance Brokers has access to a diverse range of insurers, ensuring that clients have options that cater to their specific needs.
  • The brokerage acts on behalf of clients, providing support in claims processing, policy management, and overall assistance from initiation to completion.
  • Woodward Insurance Brokers takes pride in simplifying complex insurance matters for clients, addressing their concerns, and securing suitable coverage within budget constraints.

Continuous Professional Development:

  • Kane and his team’s qualifications in financial advice / Financial Services and ongoing professional development underline a commitment to staying abreast of industry changes.
  • Ensuring that knowledge remains current with Kane and the other staff enables Woodward Insurance Brokers to provide the best possible service to clients.

Woodward Insurance Brokers is not an insurance company; but it’s a trusted professional services company dedicated to making insurance accessible, understandable, and tailored to individual needs. The combination of expertise, a client-focused approach, and a commitment to excellence sets Woodward Insurance Brokers apart in the insurance landscape.

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