Ashburton

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David Rush

Director Ashburton

David has over 25 years experience in all aspects of the fire and general insurance industry. He is qualified as a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, holds a Diploma of Business Studies (Insurance Management) through Massey University, and is also qualified as a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) and Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB).

Mobile: 027 221 9190
Email: david@visioninsurance.co.nz
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John Byrne

Insurance Broker

John brings to Vision Insurance 26 years industry experience in Mid Canterbury. Married to Kath with 3 adult children. His many years involvement in local voluntary clubs and organisations shows John's dedication to our community and many of you may have come across DJ John, the musician or maybe seen him on his windsurfer at Lake Clearwater. Just some of the many things John loves to do in his spare time.

Mobile: 021 620 804
Email: john@visioninsurance.co.nz
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James Macfarlane

Insurance Broker

James was born and raised on a farm in Ashburton and educated at St Bede’s College in Christchurch. After leaving school, he worked for one of New Zealand's major insurance companies, Lumley General Insurance. After 2 years with Lumley in Christchurch, he elected to join Ashburton's strong economy and future growth potential. James is currently qualified as an Associate with the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance & Finance and is studying towards becoming a Senior Associate. He is also a Certified Insurance Professional.

Mobile: 027 276 7747
Email: james@visioninsurance.co.nz
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Kirsty Drummond

Administration/Office Manager

Kirsty has been with Vision Insurance since 2007 and is responsible for the administration and day-to-day running of the Ashburton and Rangiora offices. She assists the brokers and handles processing, payments, client and insurer queries. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their shared hobby of steam trains and vintage machinery.

Phone: 03 307 1990
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Rebecca Abernethy

Administration

Rebecca joined Vision Insurance in 2014 and assists Kirsty with administration, processing, client queries and the like in the Ashburton office. She is married with two young children and when she gets a little bit of spare time she enjoys spending it playing netball and squash

Phone: 03 307 1990
Email: rebecca@visioninsurance.co.nz 
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Meg Ashworth

Administration/Reception

Meg joined Vision Insurance in 2016 and assists Rebecca with administration, processing, client queries and the like in the Ashburton office. In her spare time she enjoys playing netball.

Phone: 03 307 1990
Email: enquiries@visioninsurance.co.nz
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WHAT OUR CLIENTS THINK

  • “It is hard to think of a more service centered business than Vision Insurance…”

  • “This set the benchmark for this person and his company, nothing was too much trouble. This has certainly been the case for the ten years we have entrusted our insurance needs to David…”

  • “The team at Vision Insurance ensures we have the insurance cover to protect our business. Our normal business insurance requirements are constantly reviewed by David and we are advised of any adjustments needed…”