Our Team



Adrienne Madden
Insurance Broker, Snr Assoc ANZIIF, Fellow IBANZ, QPB

Adrienne, co –owner, has been part of the business for over 30 years.  Adrienne specialises in Farm, Business and Liability insurance. She enjoys meeting new clients and tailoring packages just for them. Keeping business local is a key objective for Adrienne and she enjoys collaborating with others wherever possible. Outside of work, she enjoys keeping fit, spending time with her family and cruising in her 68 Mustang.  

Linda Kane
Insurance Broker, QPB

Linda, co-owner, has over 25 years experience in the insurance industry and is determined to go the extra mile for you. Linda loves meeting people and assisting them with their insurance needs.  Linda has strong passion for Farm Insurance and with her farming background she understands the type of cover farming clients need.  Linda enjoys family life following her children with their sporting passion, keeping fit by running and going to the gym.

Owen McCabe
Insurance Broker, Snr Assoc ANZIIF
Owen McCabe  

Owen a senior Commercial and Rural Insurance Broker, he brings a wealth of insurance knowledge to our team with over 45 years in the industry which includes working in the NZI Earthquake claims team. Owen's extensive broking background ensures that your insurances will be in very capable hands. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, cycling and has an interest in classic cars.

Aleisha Bonnar
Insurance Broker,  BCom, PIB 

Aleisha returned to our office in 2015 after heading to Perth to gain more experience in the industry. She han help you with Commercial, Rural and Domestic insurances. Her farming background ensures she understands your business and will work with you to create an insurance package suited to your needs.  When she is away from work she enjoys traveling, the gym, fishing, diving, and spending time with friends and family. 

Aleisha is currently on Maternity Leave - returning to the office in 2020.

Liana Fraser
Insurance Broker, PIB

Liana returned to our office in 2016 after spending several years at NZI in their claims team. Liana works closely with Adrienne and oversees the overall workflow in the office as well as assisting clients with their claims. You will benefit from her claims background and experience should you have to lodge a claim with us. Currently living in Walton with her young children she enjoys cake decorating in her spare time and beach holidays with the family.

Te Ata Wharawhara
Claims Manager
Liana Fraser  

Te Ata joined our team in 2017. She brings a wealth of claim knowledge to our team after working for IAG in Brisbane for several years. At claim time you can rest assured that Te Ata will work with the insurer on your behalf to get you the best possible outcome for your claim. A born and raised Matamata local she enjoys spending time with her daughter as well as playing netball, touch rugby and volleyball. 

Te Ata is currently on Maternity Leave - returning to the office 2020.

Ivana Vink
Broker Support
Liana Fraser  

Originally from Slovakia, Ivana has over 9 years experience in the insurance industry which includes spending time working in London. Ivana works part time as a support person to Owen working alongside him in the Morrinsville office as well as remotely from her home in Cambridge. Outside of work Ivana enjoys spending time with her young family and trips to the beach.


Nicole Bellman
Broker Support

Nicole has been in the insurance industry since 2011, working in both Wellington and Melbourne for Commercial Insurance agencies before settling in Cambridge. Nicole takes care of Domestic Insurances as well as a support person to Aleisha. Outside of work, Nicole is a freelance makeup artist and also enjoys visiting local cafes with her family and friends.


Rhiannon Wharepapa
Broker Support


Rhiannon joined our team in March 2018 and is new to the insurance industry. Having lived in both Matamata and Morrinsville over the years, Rhiannon brings local knowledge to our team. She takes care of Domestic Insurance as well as supports all of the brokers during their busy time. When Rhiannon is out of the office she is often playing netball, volleyball or touch rugby in local teams.

Sarah Thompson
Broker Support


Sarah joined the team recently after spending 8 years in the insurance industry working in Auckland and Hamilton before settling in Morrinsville to be closer to family. During this time Sarah has worked in both support and broking roles so she has plenty of industry knowledge to apply when helping you with your insurances. In her spare time Sarah enjoys spending time with her young family, travelling overseas and is also completing a certificate in Te Reo. 


Sayuri Hewawasam
Broker Support
Owen McCabe  

Sayuri joined us in 2015, she grew up in Sri Lanka and comes from a merchandising and marketing background. Sayuri takes care of all insurance processing within our office and also supports the brokers with their admin. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her young family and traveling around the beautiful NZ

Pam Arts
Customer Service

Pam has been with us since 2011 and has made the role of reception her own. She is the first person you will speak to when calling and welcomes everyone into our office. Pam is responsible for accounts, general office duties and above all office support. When she is away from work she adores time with her family and enjoys gardening and reading.


Emma Steiner
Advertising & Marketing


Emma has been with us for several years, she works remotely and looks after all aspects of our advertising and marketing. Emma is also a passionate photographer, you may well have seen some of her award winning work locally.





Lisa Hawke 
Insurance Broker, PIB 

Lisa started with us when our Matamata office opened in 2002, after 5 years with NZI; therefore she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our town. A popular member of the Matamata community, Lisa has a love for people, and this is evident everyday in her work. Her long-standing insurance background has allowed her to be an expert in our field, and has established long-term relationships over that time. Lisa enjoys when clients call into the office for a chat and a coffee, and relaxes by spending time in the garden.

Emma O'Reilly
Broker Support

Emma started with us in 2015 after completing a degree in History at Otago University. Emma's role is a support person to Lisa as well as providing insurance solutions for clients and assistance at claim time. Emma lives just out of Matamata and grew up in the South Island on a farm. Outside of work Emma enjoys playing netball, spending time with her family and friends and has an interest in traveling.

Kelly Chevis
Broker Support


Kelly is our newest team member in the Matamata office. As a Matamata local, Kelly knows the area well and is a familiar face to many. Kelly takes care of Domestic Insurances as well as day to day administration, assisting both Emma and Lisa when required.  In her spare time, Kelly is a keen runner and also enjoys spending time with friends.

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