Media releases 2017

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Media releases 2017

Jun
26

Man’s best friend costing a fortune

Monday, 26 June 2017 by Janine Kendall

Southern Cross Pet Insurance has released a list of the top five unusual claims from the past year to highlight the odd situations pets can get themselves into, and the financial headaches they create for the unprepared.


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Jun
19

Kiwis urged not to rely on fundraising in lieu of travel insurance

Monday, 19 June 2017 by Janine Kendall

One in six New Zealanders is putting themselves at risk by travelling overseas without insurance, instead relying on public appeals for money to pay medical bills should something go wrong.


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Jun
12

A winter walk could be just what the doctor ordered

Monday, 12 June 2017 by Janine Kendall

Winter is here and as the temperature drops it can be tempting to go into hibernation. But while the chilly days offer little motivation to get off the couch, keeping active is key to taking care of your health.


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May
25

New and enhanced benefits for Society members

Thursday, 25 May 2017 by Janine Kendall

From July 17 Southern Cross Health Society will be introducing or enhancing a number of member benefits as well as expanding its Affiliated Provider programme, now in its twentieth year.


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May
16

New Head of Distribution for Southern Cross Health Society

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 by Janine Kendall

Kerry Boielle has joined Southern Cross Health Society as Head of Distribution, overseeing direct and intermediated sales.


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May
16

Southern Cross appoints new Travel Insurance CEO

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 by Janine Kendall

Southern Cross has appointed Chris White to lead its Travel Insurance business, taking up the role earlier this month.


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May
08

New Cancer Assist gives Kiwis money and options

Monday, 8 May 2017 by Janine Kendall

New Cancer Assist product add-on provides extra financial support at a time when emotional, physical and financial pressures can mount.


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Mar
31

More sleep for deprived New Zealanders Saturday night

Friday, 31 March 2017 by Janine Kendall

With daylight saving time ending Saturday night, sleep-deprived New Zealanders can look forward to an extra hour of sleep.


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Mar
17

New Zealand’s first charity mobile dental clinic clocks up 400 smiles

Friday, 17 March 2017 by Janine Kendall

Just four months into its journey, New Zealand’s first charity mobile dental clinic has already given more than 400 disadvantaged patients new reasons to smile, with free dental procedures.


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Mar
01

Additional medical expertise for Southern Cross Health Trust and Hospitals Boards

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 by Janine Kendall

Doctors Martin Misur and Arthur Morris have been appointed as Trustees of the Southern Cross Health Trust and Directors of Southern Cross Hospitals Limited.


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Feb
02

Southern Cross Pet Insurance release top claims

Thursday, 2 February 2017 by Alistair Gray

Any pet owner will attest to the fact that dogs will eat almost anything and cats make full use of their nine lives.
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