About Us

We’re a niche motor insurance company specialising in classic motor vehicles, motorcycles, scooters, and off-road bikes.

We take pride in a personalised service and understanding individual needs.

At Swann, you’re not just a customer, you’re one of us. You’ll find that makes a world of difference to your insurance experience.

QFE Disclosure Statement

It is important that you read this information: It is general information which will help you to compare financial advisers and choose the one that best suits your needs.

Your insurance is underwritten by Swann Insurance, a business division New Zealand Limited (IAG). IAG is a
Qualifying Financial Entity (QFE) under the provisions of the Financial Advisers Act 2008. You can check this
information on the Financial Service Providers Register at www.business.govt.nz/fsp.
As a QFE, IAG is licensed to take responsibility for its advisers and to ensure that they exercise due care,
diligence and skill when providing financial advice to you. Our QFE license means that IAG’s QFE advisers
do not have to be individually registered or authorised.

IAG’s QFE advisers can provide personalised advice about general insurance.
Should you have a concern or complaint about our service, please visit our complaint procedure page.

Financial Strength Rating and Solvency Margin

Financial Strength Rating

Swann Insurance is a business division of IAG New Zealand Limited (IAG). IAG has received a financial strength rating of AA- from Standard & Poor’s (Australia) Pty Ltd, an approved rating agency.

A rating of AA- means IAG has a ‘very strong’ claims-paying ability, as you can see in the scale below.​

The rating scale is:

AAA (Extremely Strong)
AA (Very Strong)
A (Strong)
BBB (Good)
BB (Marginal)
B (Weak)
CCC (Very Weak)
CC (Extremely Weak)
SD (Selective Default)
D (Default)
R (Regulatory Supervision)
NR (Not Rated)

The ratings from 'AA' to 'CCC' may be modified by the addition of a plus (+) or minus (-) sign to show relative standing within the major rating categories.​

The rating scale above is in summary form. A full description of this rating scale can be obtained from www.standardandpoors.com.

Solvency Margin

In its Annual Solvency Return filed with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, IAG New Zealand Limited had a Solvency Margin as at 30 June 2020 as follows:

Actual Solvency Capital
Minimum Solvency Capital
Solvency Margin
Solvency Ratio


Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Rainbow Tick

At Swann, we believe in having an inclusive and supportive environment where everyone is able to be true to themselves and know that they belong. We’re focused on making your world a safer place for our people, our customers and our communities. Our participation in the Rainbow Tick programme enables us to build a diverse community and an inclusive place to work where we celebrate what makes us unique.

Insurance Council of New Zealand 


Swann is a member of the Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ), an industry organisation which represents fire and general insurers in New Zealand.

As an ICNZ member, Swann abides by the ICNZ fair insurance code.


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  • Your choice of repairer
  • Flexible coverage
  • Flexible payment options
  • Guarantee on repairs
  • Multi-vehicle discount
  • Options for limited use vehicles
  • Laid up cover

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