About

About Us

Insurance is such a personal conversation, yet all too often, it involves interactions with a large corporate that is anything but personal.

At Lifestyle Cover, we guarantee your experience will be different.

Founded by Nicole Skewes in 2014, she envisaged a company of financial advisors and insurance experts that delivered a far more proactive, personal and collaborative experience. One that puts people, not insurance products, first.

Putting people first means finding options to suit you, not the other way around. And as independent advisors, we’re not limited by provider, meaning our advice will be tailored to fit both your needs and your budget while giving you the best protection for your lifestyle, your family and your future.

We also make the whole process far more empowering. We demystify insurance, ACC and Kiwisaver schemes, translate confusing and complex policy terms, keep communication easy and advocate on your behalf when you need it most.

The reason we’re so committed to a personal approach is because we’re people just like you - with families, futures and important assets we want to protect too. That’s what drives us. We put ourselves in your shoes, providing advice that always considers your priorities first to ensure no client leaves unhappy or unprotected.

We help people at all stages of life. So, if it’s time to put protection and wealth creation plans in place for your future, or you think it’s time to review your current policies, get in touch for a no obligation chat.

Meet Our Team

We are a team of professionals who are passionate about the services we provide to you.

Nicole Skewes

Nicole Skewes

Company Director and Registered Financial Advisers and Insurance and KiwiSaver Experts in Auckland

Insurance and KiwiSaver Specialist

Kelsey Sciascia

Kelsey Sciascia

Registered Financial Adviser

Insurance and KiwiSaver Specialist

Lorraine Armstrong

Lorraine Armstrong

Team Administrator

Client Services

April Hayag

April Hayag

Team Administrator

Customer Service Specialist

  • review rating 5  Amazing service fast and effient. Made the whole process of claiming health insurance for my son super easy and quick. His operation was fast tracked and they were able to sort everything in time. Easy to talk to and get hold of definetly recommended their service. Thankyou

    thumb Hannah Judd
    7/02/2020

    review rating 5  Nicole was very friendly and professional. I really appreciated the online communication and not having to try organize insurance during the lockdown levels was a great service.

    thumb Jay Puohotaua
    7/01/2020
  • review rating 5  I engaged Nicole to help me review, update and add to my personal and business insurance cover, as well as ACC and Kiwisaver. I couldn't advocate more for the value that I received through working with Nicole. She made everything easy, quick and simple to understand while making sure that I had all my bases covered. I was really impressed with Nicole's efficiency, professionalism, proactive communication and knowledge. It really does feel like you have a 'personal' advisor - you can trust she is always available and ready to advocate on your behalf.

    thumb Monica Shepherd
    5/17/2020

    review rating 5  Nicole is an absolute professional, she created a bespoke package for myself and my family taking into account our needs and priorities. Her excellent follow up and review process gives us peace of mind that our policies are up to date and relevant to our current situation. I would have no hesitation recommending Nicole and her quality service.

    thumb Jessie cooper
    5/16/2020
  • review rating 5  Nicole and her team are awesome, always go above and beyond for their clients, would highly reccomend Lifestyle cover to anyone.

    thumb Luke Elliment
    5/15/2020

    review rating 5  

    thumb Kirsten Greenhalgh
    5/14/2020
  • review rating 5  Nicole de-mystifies the language, and spends time learning about you, so she can tailor the optimal suite of products to your personal situation. Her annual dashboard is really handy; it keeps you in touch with your level of cover, without needing to dive into the detail. It also means you can renew and update over the phone, as it covers all the key points for discussion. Highly recommend for insurance as well as Kiwi Saver advice.

    thumb Merryn Phillips
    5/14/2020

    review rating 5  I found Lifestyle cover after a quick google search after being entirely fed up with the lack of response from my own service provider. I heard back from Nicole the next day and she scheduled a consultation the following week. From the initial phone call I have felt like their only customer. Their Service has been 2nd to none! Various providers options have Been presented to me beautifully and very clear with no pressure or obligations felt. Highly recommend Nicole and her team.

    thumb Hannah Ballantyne
    4/17/2020
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