Napier, New Zealand was hit by record flooding on Monday the 9th of November. This has caused widespread damage to both business and homes alike.

According to, as of 10am (NZST) today, 135 storm affected properties have been assessed, with 23 found uninhabitable.

How we can help with flooding and storm damage:

If you or one of your clients has suffered a loss, please call our claims on the number below.

This twitter user saw vehicles trying to cross storm affected roads – something that should be avoided at all costs. We actually covered what can happen to a water damaged vehicle here.

Floods affected Australia a few years ago; due to this, we made an Insurance Bites video. This advice can still apply to those affected by the events in NZ.

Insurance Bites: Flooding

This hasn’t been the first time this year that NZ suffered from storm damage. A once in 500 year storm event hit Northlands in late July.

Our LMI NZ team are very experienced in this type of loss. If you are a business owner or broker in need of some advice about your client/claim, please don’t hesitate to ask the team on the number above or fill out the form below.