Passionate about people

As insurance brokers we work for our clients and are committed to providing business and individuals with an insurance package for home, business or the farm tailored to suit their requirements at a competitive rate. All this we do at no charge to clients for our time- why – because we love what we do and the clients we work with.

Gisborne born and bred

Stuart Harbottle, Andrew Willock and Darryn Emerre have joined as partners of Emerre and Hathaway Insurances Ltd. Glen Hannah has also joined us after relocating his family back from Christchurch. Glen began his insurance career in Gisborne in 1992 and moved to Christchurch with NZI in 2000 before making the journey back home. Glen is also a director of Emerre & Hathaway. Bruce Talbot has recently joined the team as a broker, Bruce was the AMI Insurance Branch Manager in Gisborne, and prior to this was the State Insurance Manager in Gisborne. He has also held insurance roles in Australia.

Being domiciled in Gisborne does not prevent our having relationships all over New Zealand. With our 0800 number and website clients engage with us from the Far North to the Mainland.

Our administration team of Claire Manson, Ann Andrews, Courtney Parkin, Lou Rothschild, Penny Borrie, Esther Theobald, Carla Pickett & Megan Small  help to keep the business ticking over, ensuring the smooth day to day running of the company.

Our claims team of Tina Barnby (manager) and Jen Simson offer a claims service second to none.

Punching above our weight

Emerre & Hathaway belong to NZbrokers, a group of New Zealand owned independent insurance brokers whose combined strength offers considerable benefits to members brokers and their clients. The group has secured exclusive policy wordings that are more comprehensive than most on the market ensuring you have the maximum coverage available.

At Emerre and Hathaway we pride ourselves on our ability to offer products for all types of insurances and individual’s specific requirements. We are here for the long haul, so whether you are an existing client or currently insured somewhere give us a call and see what we have to offer.


Tina Barnby

Claims Manager 06 867 9811

Ray Brott

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Darryn Emerre

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Stuart Harbottle

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Glen Hannah

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Andrew Willock

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