About Us

Insurance specialists for life, trauma, income protection, medical and fire and general insurance

TBM is a family owned business. We provide a comprehensive range of life insurance and other insurance solutions for business owners, families and individuals. Areas we service include the greater Bay of Plenty, Tauranga, Omokoroa, Whakamaramara, Te Puna, Katikaiti, Waihi, Tauranga and Mount Maunganui.

Our team comprises of:

Darren Cornforth, Insurance Advisor

You can be confident Darren knows his stuff when it comes to insurance. Darren has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years, has completed the New Zealand Diploma in Business specialising in insurance related papers, and has completed all the requirements of the National Certificate in Financial Services (Financial advice level V). The requirements of the National Certificate in Financial Services (NCFS) have set a new insurance industry bench mark and has placed Darren well for providing sound advice to his clients going forward.

To keep on top of things Darren also regularly attends insurance industry training courses.

In his spare time he enjoys making the most of the wonderful outdoor lifestyle that the Bay has to offer. Some of the many activities he enjoys include swimming, kayaking, going on bush walks and biking.

And if after all this he has some free time Darren enjoys fishing (kayak or boat), karate, gardening, travel and is involved in coastal protection work within the Bay of Plenty.

Carolynne Masson, Support Administrator

Carolynne joined the TBM team in 2017 as admin support. She has worked in a variety of client-facing and business development roles including managing an insurance claims team in the UK as well as a directorship in an educational consultancy business

In her spare time, Carolynne enjoys fishing with her husband, catching up with family & friends and relaxing with a nice glass of wine.

TBM Insurance Limited FSP762151

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Licencing status: Transitional Licence

Privacy Policy

  • We do not breach client confidentiality
  • We do not collect information that is not required to complete the services we agree with the client
  • Client information is not left visible for others to see
  • We do not give out personal information to anyone unless they are authorised to have it

What should you do if something goes wrong?

If we cannot agree on how to fix the issue you can contact Financial Services Complaints Ltd. This service will cost you nothing and will help us resolve any disagreements. You can contact

Financial Services Complaints Ltd at:

Address: PO Box 5967, Wellington 6145

Telephone number:  0800 347 257

Email address:  info@fscl.org.nz


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