Mahony Film & Entertainment Insurance

We are New Zealand’s most experienced film and entertainment insurance broker

We have provided advice or arranged insurance for the smallest to the largest films made in NZ, beginning in 1977 with Sleeping Dogs, Smash Palace, Good By Pork Pie, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, Savage Islands through to The Lord of the Rings, Vertical Limit and recently completed, Mission Impossible 6, and The Meg.

We have also provided insurance for the popular musical “Pleasuredome” and SKYCITY’S musical comedy “City of 100 Lovers”.

Meet the team

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Brian Mahony

Partner Film and Media
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Brian Mahony

Partner Film and Media

Brian joined Wallace McLean in 2016. Starting his insurance broking career in the 1970’s, Brian brings extensive knowledge and experience specifically in the Retail Industry placement of large commercial property programs, managed self-insurance funds and product liability for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Brian has owned and managed successful insurance broking practices, and among other broking innovations, Brian also pioneered the Film Production Insurance Industry in New Zealand.

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Johann van der Merwe

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Johann van der Merwe


Johann has over 16 years of commercial insurance experience.
Prior to working in insurance Johann worked as a Management Accountant in London.
Transferring of risk, be it through insurance or contract, intrigued him and he soon completed his Associate of Charted Insurance Institute.
Johann has extensive knowledge in the placement and servicing of Property, Marine Cargo, Public Liability, Contract Works and Alternative Risk Management programmes.

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For Howden Care please call: 0800 083 227.
For claims formally with Gallagher Bassett Injury Management
please call 0508 333 999.

For Howden Broking please call +64 9 200 3530.

For Wallace McLean please call +64 9 358 1407

Howden New Zealand
Level 17, Vero Centre
48 Shortland St
Auckland CBD

Postal Address:
PO Box 784
Shortland Street
Auckland, 1140
New Zealand

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