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Sri Lanka: Easter Sunday bombings

23 April 2019 – At least 290 people have been killed and others have been seriously injured in a coordinated series of suicide bombing attacks at churches and hotels in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, from 3.15pm on Sunday 21 April (NZST).

Philippines: Luzon earthquake

23 April 2019 – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred near the town of Bodega on the Philippine island of Luzon at 5.00pm Monday 22 April 2019 (local time).

New Zealand: Christchurch terrorist attack

16 March 2019 – At least 49 people have been killed and others have been seriously injured in a terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday 15 March (NZST). Schools and business were in lockdown for several hours and the outcomes of the situation continue to evolve. The New Zealand police and defence force are working together to provide additional support for the region.

Terms & Conditions – Win a $500 Prezzy Card

  • To be eligible to win one of the two NZD $500 Prezzy card, you must have requested to be contacted through eGentic partners and received a quote via our Contact Centre staff for the following products: LifeOne, Funeral Cover, Bill Relief or Income Protection. The prize draw will take place on the 5th of April 2019 and the winner will be determined by a random draw (using of eligible entries. The winner will be notified by telephone and email to coordinate delivery of the prize.

US Midwest: Snowstorm

26 November 2018 – A storm bringing strong winds and heavy snow has grounded hundreds of flights in the US Midwest and closed major highways. A blizzard warning is in effect for areas in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

AirAsia route cancellation

16 November 2018 – Malaysia-based airline AirAsia have announced it will no longer fly between Auckland and the Gold Coast from 11 February 2019. Services will be reduced to four times per week from 29 January 2019.

Japan: Typhoon Jebi

5 September 2018 – Typhoon Jebi is projected to pass through Japan as a Category 2 typhoon around 5 September 2018.

Bali Volcano: MT AGUNG

4 July 2018 - There has been a marked increase in seismic activity from Mt Agung Volcano in Bali, Indonesia. Eruptions occurred in late June and early July 2018, and the potential for further activity remains.

Media Release - Cigna Acquires OnePath and Enters into 20-year Strategic Alliance with ANZ Bank

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) and ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd. have entered into an agreement for Cigna to acquire its OnePath Life Insurance business.


  • This prize draw is promoted by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited, (Cigna)
  • Entry into the prize draw is deemed to be acceptance of the terms and conditions and confirmation that the entrant has the necessary authority to enter the competition
  • The promotional period is Monday 21st May 2018 to 11:59pm Saturday 30th June 2018.