Corporate media releases

Media releases about corporate-related topics.

15 September 2021

AA announces new CEO to guide next stage of journey

The Board of New Zealand’s Automobile Association is delighted to announce that Nadine Tereora has been appointed as its new CEO from February next year.

13 May 2021

AA Preferred Dealer Network launches with 26 reputable dealers

AA Motoring has launched its AA Preferred Dealer Network with 26 high quality, licenced Motor Vehicle Traders on its books.

3 May 2021

CEO to retire after leading Automobile Association for 40 years

A career spanning 40 years with the New Zealand Automobile Association is coming to an end for Chief Executive Officer Brian Gibbons who will retire at the end of January 2022.

24 March 2021

Travel-lovers set to benefit as AA Smartfuel’s new partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer takes flight

AA Smartfuel is today launching a new partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer making travel more accessible for Kiwis, allowing them to connect with family and friends and support local tourism operators.

12 March 2021

AA Motoring lays plans to strengthen AA Auto Centre Network further

Investment in the Network and investment in growth were the key themes of an AA Auto Centre conference held in Queenstown this week. “Even with the disruptions of Covid-19, our AA Auto Centre Network is continuing to go from strength-to-strength and this was evident at our very positive, future-focused annual conference,” AA Motoring Services General Manager Jonathan Sergel says.

24 February 2021

AA Motoring reveals new Odometer Verification partners

AA Motoring is delighted to reveal it has signed on two new Odometer Verification partners –Bordercheck and Jacanna. This follows AA Motoring’s announcement in December that it would be ending its exclusive Odometer Verification partnership on Japanese vehicle imports with JEVIC, so it could also work with other industry partners. “We are delighted to have Bordercheck and Jacanna on board,” AA Motoring Services General Manager Jonathan Sergel says. “They are both industry specialists, which, along with JEVIC, provide the highest standard of odometer verification on Japanese used imports. By offering a further two options in this space, dealers now have significant choice for this process and the ability to make the right commercial decision for their dealership to avoid any extra fees .”

13 October 2020

AA continues to expand its home service offering

The AA hopes to make it easier for Kiwis to find an expert and trusted tradesperson for work around the house with the launch of its new “Book a Job” tradespeople service.

7 October 2020

AA Pet Insurance looks back at a wild two years in business

In celebration of its second birthday, AA Pet Insurance has looked back at its most common, wacky and expensive claims.

28 September 2020

AA diversifies its financial service offering

After seven months in business as a vehicle loan provider, the AA’s new financial service offering has expanded to include another form of affordable finance for Kiwis. AA Money launched in February 2020 and has since helped hundreds of customers into vehicles through competitive vehicle finance offers. It will now also assist Kiwis in other ways through its new product - secured personal loans with no ongoing account fees. AA Money General Manager Ana-Marie Lockyer says the launch comes on the back of requests from customers to borrow money for reasons other than a vehicle purchase, such as debt consolidation, refinancing, home renovations, holidays and weddings. “A Secured Personal Loan uses a vehicle owned by the customer as security against their loan, thereby allowing us to offer a more competitive interest rate,” she says. “We know many people are looking for affordable borrowing options at this time so we’re currently also providing a limited time offer of 4% p.a. discount on all new lending for six months*, in addition to our normal savings and benefits for AA Members^. This means customers will pay off more principal during the discount period and therefore reduce their overall cost of borrowing.” Ana says...

28 September 2020

AA Motoring Services expansion attracts top talent

AA Motoring Services has been overwhelmed with the level of high-calibre talent attracted by its expansion, with a slew of new senior roles now filled.

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