Today Hurford Parker remains “Local, Personal and Professional” whilst “Insuring your Future”

Founded in 1994 by current Managing Director Jeff Parker, and the late Jim Hurford, Hurford Parker has a wealth of experience in both Underwriting and Broking in both the General and Life Insurance industry in New Zealand.

Hurford Parker commenced business, and continues today, with a view of providing a viable alternative to the non-New Zealand owned insurance broking businesses – where there is a “face” to every discussion.

Today Hurford Parker is proud to continue to support clients from across Hawkes Bay and New Zealand and offers a complete range of Insurance and Mortgage Lending advisory services.

Hurford Parker was a foundation member of both Brokernet New Zealand Ltd, formed in 1997, and subsequently NZbrokers Management Limited formed in 2015.  NZbrokers Management Ltd is a strong group of independent New Zealand Brokers.Collectively the Group employs more than 550 staff who between them place insurance business with local and international Insurers for 140,000 clients, with premiums in excess of $520 million.  NZbrokers was formed to deliver additional client benefits for exclusive use by Member Brokers, including the development of exclusive Insurance products.

Hurford Parker, as a member of NZbrokers, is able to provide their clients with:

  • Superior cover for Businesses and family households
  • Technical Risk and Insurance advice
  • Solutions to manage risks
  • Competitive premiums
  • Services throughout New Zealand and overseas

Located throughout New Zealand, members of NZbrokers are in a unique position to provide local service with national strength, backed by the buying power of a collaborative group.  Member companies like Hurford Parker are all long-standing businesses, highly respected in their own regions and provide exceptional local service which is complimented by the national network of NZbrokers.

We continue to grow, with a knowledgeable team looking after clients both in Hawke’s Bay and throughout New Zealand.  We maintain our position primarily because we continue to retain clients through the Best Practice services we provide.