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Welcome to Hamer Pinnington, a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet NZ.

We have over 25 years experience in the industry bringing our high-end corporate approach to New Zealand’s middle market.

Hamer Pinnington’s clients enjoy the personalised service and expertise of our business principal’s, Ben Hamer and Wayne Pinnington, from initial risk analysis right through to the settlement of any claims. Hamer Pinnington brings an unrivalled wealth of knowledge and more than 25 years of experience gained working with some of the world’s largest insurance brokerages and insurers.

As business owners ourselves, we understand where the risk and value is in a business. We appreciate the daily commitment required to run a business and the importance of being able to rely on trusted professionals for the services outside of your primary business operations. Working closely with you, our focus is to ease the ‘labour of insurance’, allowing you to focus on what you do best – running your business successfully.

Company Overview

Trading as HP Insurance Brokers, our business was originally founded by Ben Hamer and Wayne Pinnington. We are also part of Australasia’s leading insurance broking network, Insurance Advisernet NZ, providing unrivalled choice and value for our clients. Every day we provide expertise and advice in all facets of insurance and risk management including Property, Liability, Cyber, Marine, Motor and Risk Management. We offer a dedicated in-house claims contact to assist our clients through every step of the claim process. Ultimately we see our role as your dedicated insurance partners. Protecting what’s most important to you is what’s most important to us, and always will be.

Ben Hamer

Ben Hamer is a Director and Founding Partner of Hamer Pinnington, which he formed to branch out of the corporate world into being a business owner, whilst still having a hand in what he knows best: insurance broking.

Ben began his insurance career in 2014 and spent 4 years working for insurers, including in London & the greater UK, before he moved into broking where he has been ever since. Ben’s experience as both a broker and underwriter provides Hamer Pinnington with a unique outlook compared with our competitors.

021 632 369
FSP: FSP766591

Wayne Pinnington

Wayne Pinnington is a Director and Founding Partner of Hamer Pinnington. Wayne has been in the corporate insurance broking world for many years and recently decided to chase his passion of being a business owner.

Wayne began his insurance career in 2007 as a broker in Australia where he worked up until 2019 before making the move to New Zealand. Wayne has experience working with some of Australia and New Zealand’s largest corporate entities and will bring this experience to Hamer Pinnington.

021 497 369
FSP: FSP605829

Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. We never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and continue to build our trusted relationship.

As your appointed General Insurance Broker, Hamer Pinnington commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.
Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.
Only recommend secure and stable insurers.
Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via instalments.
Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.

Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. We never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and continue to build our trusted relationship.

As your appointed General Insurance Broker, Hamer Pinnington commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.

Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.

Only recommend secure and stable insurers.
Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via instalments.
Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.

Products & Services

Business Insurance
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Having adequate general insurance cover is one of the most fundamental parts of being in business, as it provides invaluable protection against a range of risk events – from equipment and assets to legal liability – reducing financial uncertainty and protecting your livelihood and that of your workforce. Insurance companies provide a wide variety of general business insurance policies so it’s essential to get the right one for your needs.

Professional Indemnity
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This specialised area of insurance covers liability arising from the ‘professional services’ provided by a business. Importantly, as the nature of modern business continues to change rapidly it’s no longer only for traditional occupations such as Engineers, Accountants, Doctors, Lawyers, Architects and Insurance Brokers.

Directors & Officers / Management Liability Insurance

If you have a small to medium sized private company, you could be protected by a policy that covers claims from a wide range of management liabilities, such as; directors and officers liability, company reimbursement, company liability and employment practice liability.

Property Insurance
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A must if you have one or more business premises, Property Insurance provides financial protection in the event they are damaged or destroyed in a one-off event.

Motor Insurance / Commercial / Heavy Motor Insurance

One of the more common types of business cover, motor/vehicle insurance protects your business fleet against costs arising from theft and accidents. Your policy can be tailored to include a range of commercial vehicles from cars and motorbikes to vans, trucks and even buses and heavy motor vehicles.

Home & Contents Insurance
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For most New Zealanders the family home is the largest asset they’ll ever own. This means it’s essential to protect it now with the right insurance cover. After all, no one wants to discover they’re inadequately insured when it’s too late.

Cyber Insurance
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In the past two decades the global proliferation of digital technology, and unscrupulous figures seeking to exploit it, has seen cyber risk become one of the leading risk factors for businesses.

Business Interruption Insurance
.

From your family and employees to customers and suppliers, there are a lot of people who are dependent on your business. Given this, have you ever considered what would happen if you were unable to operate due to crucial assets being damaged or destroyed by a major event like fire, flood, significant storm damage or an earthquake?

Marine & Hull Insurance
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Marine Insurance is designed to provide peace of mind, whether you have a pleasure craft that requires insurance or if you are moving cargo across water, land or air. Marine transit cover provides point-to-point coverage between your premises and those of your customers.

Plant & Equipment Insurance
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If you have mobile plant and equipment, we can arrange to ensure this plant and equipment is properly insured to protect both the equipment, but importantly also the liabilities associated with its use. This product is designed to cover the smallest earthmoving machine though to the largest fixed or mobile crane – and everything in between.

Body Corporate Insurance
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Body Corporate Insurance offers you peace of mind by providing liability cover in the event people are injured on common property. Typically it includes cover for lifts, pools, car parks, stairwells, gardens, wiring, balconies, walls, windows, ceilings and floors.

Contract Works Insurance
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You need Contract Works Insurance in place before a peg is put into the ground. Many things can go wrong where building works are involved, whether that be at excavation or even completion stage of any project. This insurance is designed specially to provide cover against any physical damage as well as loss of building materials, fire and malicious damage.

Liability Insurance
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Despite your best intentions sometimes accidents still happen. Today’s businesses are exposed to an ever growing list of legal liabilities.

Rural Insurance
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This insurance cover protects you against damage to farm buildings, contents, farm machinery, vehicles, as well as the many other assets required in your day to day operations.

Do you need more information? Call Ben 021 632 369 or Wayne 021 497 369.

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Claims

At Hamer Pinnington, we believe the true test of the relationship with your Insurance Broker is when you need to make claim. Our strong past claims expertise and experience is what you can rely on during claims time. We will be there for you and be your advocate, providing guidance and administer the claims from beginning till end.

Claims Process

Making a claim can be a daunting task, especially as it typically occurs at an already difficult time. With this in mind we see it as one of the most important times in our relationship with you. We’ll do everything we can to make the process and smooth and easy as possible.

This includes:

Providing you with your Insurer’s Claim Form

Arranging for a Loss Assessor to be appointed if necessary

Guiding you carefully through to completion of the Claim Form

Submitting your Claim Form to the Insurer on your behalf

Providing ongoing advice to ensure a fair and reasonable settlement.

Lodging a claim

Step 1. Contact us so we can discuss what’s happened and carefully review the event/s against your insurance cover.

Step 2. We’ll send you the relevant claim form/s and outline any other documentation your Insurer is likely to require.

Step 3. Fill out your claim form in as much detail as you can. (Remember, if you have any questions we’re always here to help!)

Step 4. Post or email your completed claim back to us so we can check everything and then forward it to the Insurer on your behalf.

Local Understanding. National Strength.

Hamer Pinnington are proud to be a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet New Zealand, a network of more than 250 advisers across New Zealand and Australia. Insurance Advisernet is a principal member of the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand Inc. and the largest member of the publicly listed AUB Group – one of the leading general broking groups in Australasia with over 450,000 clients. This relationship gives us access to unrivalled financial strength, business efficiencies and buying power that spans every major insurer in New Zealand and Australia, even access to major overseas insurers when required.

New Zealand

*Disclaimer – total premiums include all taxes and levies (including GST)

New Zealand

*Disclaimer – total premiums include all taxes and levies (including GST)

Strength Under The Insurance Advisernet Banner

Hamer Pinnington are a Member Broker of Insurance Advisernet New Zealand Ltd. Founded in 1996, Insurance Advisernet operates in both New Zealand and Australia, delivering strength that allows Hamer Pinnington the benefit of maintaining its local presence whilst also being part of a national group for the products and services needed by our customers in today’s increasingly complex business world.

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    You can also find us at the following location:

    1/235 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052

    Ben Hamer

    021 632 369

    Wayne Pinnington

    021 497 369

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