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About us

Southern Cross is a group of independent health and insurance-related businesses that share a common brand, a not-for-profit ethos, and a goal of achieving better value healthcare for New Zealanders.

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Looking after New Zealanders

People are at the heart of everything we do. In FY22:

  • Southern Cross cared for more than 1 million New Zealanders
  • Southern Cross Pet Insurance insured more than 60,000 furry family members
  • Southern Cross Health Insurance supported New Zealanders through over three million health insurance claims
  • Southern Cross group launches the 2022 Healthy Futures Report: the biennial study analysing New Zealander's attitudes to physical, emotional and social health wellbeing
  • Southern Cross Travel Insurance insured 60,600 New Zealand travellers
  • Joint venture Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital opened in January, as did the expansions to Southern Cross New Plymouth Hospital
  • Southern Cross Healthcare's Patient Experience Survey reveals 97 per cent of patients feel included in decisions about their care
  • Southern Cross Pet Insurance is proud to be a partner of Pet Refuge

With all New Zealanders, with our communities

Community Impact Report 2022

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A helping hand for New Zealand kids

We are proud to have joined forces with the Pause Breathe Smile Trust and the Mental Health Foundation.

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Healthy Futures Report

Our Healthy Futures Report shines a light on important aspects of the country’s health and wellbeing.

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Southern Cross Medical Library

Southern Cross Medical Library

Search medical conditions

Southern Cross Medical Library provides information of a general nature to help you better understand certain medical conditions. Always seek specific medical advice for treatment appropriate to you.