We’re local Waikato insurance brokers, tailoring insurance solutions to your needs

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Working for you, where and when you need us

Vercoe Insurance Brokers' locally-based team of qualified insurance brokers are here to help make sure you're covered – at your place.

Contact us to make an appointment, and we'll happily visit at a time that’s convenient for you.

A personal approach with a difference

Exceptional Service

We put our customers at the centre of everything we do and pride ourselves on working hard to keep you informed, provide support and deliver on our promises.

Personal approach

We take insurance personally, so when you have a question or need advice, you’ll speak with your account manager (who knows you by name), and never a call centre. 

Locally-owned and local

Because we know it's essential to be at the heart of the community we serve, our teams are based in our offices in both Matamata and Morrinsville.

Flexible

Being local means, we are always on hand to help. And because we know your business doesn't stop so you can go to town, if you need to see us, we will come to you – when it suits you.

Trusted

We've been around a while, so you'll benefit from our 50 years' experience in the insurance industry plus long-standing, trusted relationships with more than 25 insurance companies.

Efficient

When it's time to make a claim, we'll work with you and your insurer to keep the process quick and straightforward – saving you time and helping to achieve the best possible outcome.

Meet the Morrinsville Team

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

Adrienne, co-owner, has been part of the business for over 35 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 at the beach and cruising in her 68 Mustang. 

Linda Kane
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.

 Aleisha Bonnar
Aleisha Bonnar
Insurance Broker,  BCom, PIB

Aleisha, part owner, came to Vercoes after completing a business degree at Otago University in 2012. Aleisha can help you with Commercial, Rural and Domestic insurances. Her farming background ensures she understands your business and will work with you to create a package suited to your needs.  When she is away from work she enjoys helping on their goat farm, travelling, spending time with friends and escaping to the beach with her young family.

Owen McCabe
Owen McCabe
Insurance Broker, Snr Assoc ANZIIF

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.

Sayuri Hewawasam
Sayuri Hewawasam
Insurance Broker, Snr Assoc ANZIIF, CIP

Sayuri joined us in 2015, she grew up in Sri Lanka and comes from a merchandising and marketing background. Sayuri takes care of all commercial insurance processing within our office and has recently moved into a broking role covering both Commercial and Domestic insurance. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her young family and traveling around the beautiful NZ.

Liana Fraser
Liana Fraser
Office Manager & Insurance Broker, PIB

Liana returned to our office in 2016 after spending several years at NZI in their claims team. Liana oversees the overall workflow in the office, takes care of our internal HR as well as assisting clients with technical claims. When she's not in the office, Liana enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, adventure racing and baking.

Pam Arts
Pam Arts
Receptionist & Administration Assistant

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.

Rhiannon Wharepapa
Rhiannon Wharepapa
Broker Support

Rhiannon joined our team in March 2018. 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 supporting all of the brokers with their commercial clients. When Rhiannon is out of the office she is often playing netball, volleyball or touch rugby in local teams.

 Ivana Vink
Ivana Vink
Broker Support

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.

Dani Slight
Dani Slight
Claims Manager

When you have a claim, Dani will take care of the entire process on your behalf. She will work as your advocate and speak directly to the insurer for you. Dani comes to us with over 7 years’ experience in the banking and insurance industry after spending time working in the Domestic Insurance sector in Melbourne. Outside of work Dani spends most of her spare time at the beach with her husband and two children.

Brooke Madden
Brooke Madden
Broker Support

Brooke has been with us since 2019, working in the Morrinsville office whilst completing a Bachelor of Social Science at Waikato University. Brooke takes care of the renewal process for our Domestic clients and supports all staff when required. Outside of work Brooke loves to travel and enjoys spending time with friends.

Claire Turner
Claire Turner
Broker Support

Claire is new to our team and comes to us after 10 years as a Pharmacy Technician. Claire is taking care of the Domestic renewal process  while Brooke is on Maternity Leave and also supports all staff when required. Growing up on a farm, Claire likes to help out with relief milking when she can and enjoys growing her own food in the garden.

Jessica Lucas
Jessica Lucas
Broker Support

Jessica is a Matamata local and has joined our team after an extensive career in Project Management overseas.  Jess has previously spent time in the insurance industry; her ability to empathise, understand and solve your insurance issues over the phone is impressive.  When Jess isn’t in the office she is either milking on the family farm where her partner and two kids live or enjoying her favourite pastime of swimming.

Louise Benns
Louise Benns
Business Development & Marketing Manager

Louise brings over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development.  With a focus on identifying and understanding our clients needs, her goal is to ensure everyone's experience is a positive one.  Louise has a passion for the agricultural industry in which her and her husband are the 4th generation on the family farm.  When she is not at her desk she enjoys spending time with her young family exploring the farm and has a interest in sport, especially cricket.

Meet the Matamata Team

 Lisa Hawke
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 every day 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.

Kelly Chevis
Kelly Chevis
Broker Support

Kelly has been with us since 2018. 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 Lisa when required.  In her spare time, Kelly is a keen runner and also enjoys spending time with friends.

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Our Team Values

Customer service is at the heart of everything we do. We've been providing support to our loyal customers for years, and we live and breathe our core values:

 

Are you looking for a friendly, trusted insurance broker who will go the extra mile?

Get in touch with us, we'll work for you, not the insurers.