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Welcome to Melville Jessup Weaver

Melville Jessup Weaver is a firm of consulting actuaries with offices in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. The firm provides actuarial consulting in the areas of insurance, superannuation, KiwiSaver, asset management, financial analysis and risk management.

This site provides information about our firm, our services and our people, as well as copies of recent publications and references to topical matters.

Melville Jessup Weaver is the New Zealand Alliance Partner of Towers Watson. Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. The company offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. Towers Watson has 14,000 associates around the world and is located on the web at


Data Analytics

Data is the currency of the future, or so they say.   But what use is data if you haven’t got the means to turn it into bottom line results?   Analytics is about converting disorganised data into tools that can help you to run an organisation more effe …

Employee Benefits

The performance of a company depends on the quality of its employees.   An employer may find that key employees appreciate access to the security offered by various employee benefits schemes, such as group life insurance, disability and medical insuran …

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RMS model release 2016

Risk Management Solutions has finally release their updated New Zealand Earthquake HD model.   The new model has serious implications for New Zealand insurers.

Financial Advisers Review – Options Paper

In this newsletter, we provide information on the MJW submission to MBIE.  It principally covers the main topics in the MJW Report published in November 2015.

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