Ah Kuoi Kirwan Insurance is a family owned insurance brokerage in Auckland that provides clients with life and health insurance to give small businesses as well as families financial cover against the biggest life risks.
Company founders John Ah Kuoi and his wife Sue (née Kirwan) are well known in rugby circles. They have both worked in the insurance industry for many years before setting up their own insurance broking business in 2015. The new business continues to work with all the clients they have served over the years, as well as new clients who have heard about the excellent service they provide. With their strong affinity for sport, the couple have also run their own sports uniform supply business for many years, building up experience they find vital in helping other business owners. The couple have two daughters, Ana & Jessica both in their twenties.
John Ah Kuoi – Director / Risk Management Specialist
John Ah Kuoi comes from a prominent Samoan family, with Chinese heritage as well. (His full name is Chief Tuaopepe John Ah Kuoi.) He came to Auckland as a 12-year-old for his schooling, but kept his ties with Samoa, representing the country in 12 rugby tests in the 1980s.
Sue Ah Kuoi – Business Development Manager
Sue is part of the Kirwan family that has made its mark in New Zealand sport. Her grandfather, Jack, represented our country in rugby league, while her brother, John, played 63 tests for the All Blacks, as well as two seasons for the Warriors league club. Sue herself was a keen netball player in her young days.