USEFUL LINKS

OUR PEOPLE

 

Mike Weeks Director/Owner

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Mike has worked in the Financial industry since 1986 and is an Associate of the Insurance Brokers Association of New Zealand. He is on the Board of Directors of a number of Insurance related companies and is a past President of the Masterton Rotary Club. Born and bred in the Wairarapa, Mike enjoys sharing his love of outdoor pursuits with his two sons Mitchell and Keegan.

BROKERS

Briar Toop Commercial Broker

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Briar joined our team in January 2017 as an Insurance Broker, specialising in Commercial Insurance. Having been in the insurance industry for over 20 years in both underwriting and brokering roles, Briar has a vast knowledge of the Insurance Process. She enjoys working with our existing clients and introducing new clients to Provincial.

Jo Scott Commercial Broker

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Jo has been in the Insurance Industry since 1990. During that time she had a two year sabbatical to do her OE, after which she returned to the Wairarapa in 2003 and started working for Provincial Insurance. Jo specialises in Commercial Insurance.

Jason Meyer

Jason Meyer Insurance Broker

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Jason has joined Provincial as a Commercial Broker. He has been working in the insurance industry for over 20 years in both underwriting and brokering. Based in Palmerston North, Jason will be dividing his time between Manawatu and the Wairarapa and we are pleased to welcome him to the team.

Sheryl Rooderkirk Rural Broker

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Sheryl Rooderkirk re-joined the team at Provincial Insurance Brokers in 2017. Since starting her insurance industry journey at Provincial Insurance 16 years ago, she has gained experience in both Commercial Underwriting and Broking. We are thrilled to have her back on board

 

Kris Towgood Life / Health Broker

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Kris was brought up in the Wairarapa after his family moved from the Hawkes Bay in the mid 80’s, and calls Masterton home. Kris has worked as an insurance adviser since 2010, with 8 years background in retail sales and management prior to the insurance profession. In his spare time Kris enjoys spending time with his family, and is an active member of the Wairarapa Car Club as well as playing Indoor & Outdoor Cricket and Golf.

 

Rosie Rutene Domestic / Life / Health Broker

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Rosie started at Provincial in January 2018 having come from a background in Sales & Customer Services. Her dedication to providing the best service possible made her a successful business owner and we are very excited to have her enthusiasm and skill set as part of our team.

 

Kirsty Armstrong Insurance Broker

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Kirsty grew up in the Manawatu and after travelling and living away from the area, has now settled in Palmerston North with her husband and 2 boys. Coming from a banking background, she has worked in the insurance industry for almost 7 years specialising in Rural Insurance. She has a passion for meeting new people and building relationships with them and their businesses. Kirsty is joining our Palmerston North team and will divide her time between the Manawatu and Wairarapa offices where she will focusing on rural, life and health insurance.

Jo Carter Insurance Broker

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Jo has been working in insurance for nearly 20 years and has built a strong reputation in the industry amongst clients, peers and underwriters. She is 100% dedicated to her clients and will go the extra mile to ensure the desired outcome is achieved for all aspects of their insurance requirements. Having relationships with clients up and down New Zealand, Jo has a wide range of experience in all Commercial Insurance Products and many business fields. Jo joins us to oversee our Palmerton North operation and to continue Commercial Broking, building new relationships.

BROKER SUPPORT

 

Gabrielle Roche Broker Support Team Leader

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Gabrielle has been in the Industry for 10 years. She has recently moved to Masterton from the Hawkes Bay and as Broker Support Team Leader, is responsible for our Broker Support Hub.

Jude Powell Broker Support

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Jude has been in the industry for 20+ years and has a wealth of experience and knowledge. She moved to the Wairarapa in 1999 with NZI and when they closed their doors here in 2001 she joined Provincial. Jude forms part of our Broker Support Hub, providing administration support to our Brokers.

Su Palenski Claims Manager / Broker Support

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Su moved to the Wairarapa from Palmerston North in 2018 and joined our team as a dedicated Claims Specialist. Su has worked within the insurance industry for 25 years and specifically managed claims for the past 11 years. Su is a great asset to Provincial and she loves working with our clients in making the claim process as seamless as possible.

Paige Walters Broker Support

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Paige is the newest member of our Provincial Team having had a couple of years experience in the hospitality sector. She has a keen interest in the financial / insurance industry and has quickly become a asset to our team. Paige is a valued member of our Broker Support hub providing administration support to our team of brokers.

Kyla Coulson Broker Support

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Kyla joined the Insurance industry 12 months ago after spending several years in administrative roles and 3 years in the hospitality industry as a qualified Barista. She has recently joined Provincial as part of our Broker Support team and as she has a huge interest in business/finance, she is keen to learn as much as possible about the insurance industry.

Katherine Jenkins Broker Support

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Katherine has joined our Broker Support hub after almost 7 years in the Insurance industry. She is a keen administrator & is excited to be a part of our team in Palmerston North.

Vanessa Allen Broker Support

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Vanessa has worked in the insurance industry for the past 7 years in both New Zealand and Australia. In 2019 Vanessa moved with her family from Palmerston North to the Wairarapa and recently joined Provincial as part of our Broker Support Hub. Vanessa enjoys all aspects of administration and is a welcome addition to our team.

ADMINISTRATION

Jan Henson Administration Manager

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Jan has worked in almost all aspects of Insurance for over 20 years. As Administration Manager she is responsible for the day to day running of the office. She enjoys live music performances and spending time with family and friends.

 

Teresa Gordon-Wiles Operations Manager

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Teresa comes to us with 20 years experience in Logistics, Systems and Supply Chain Management. She moved from Auckland in 2005 with her family and took several years off to raise her children before returning to the workforce in June 2015. Teresa oversees the smooth running of the computer system, implements & maintains processing procedures and provides administration support to the team.