About us


Lifetime began in 2013 and after two years of international research and development, the Lifetime Income Fund was launched in 2015. We're now New Zealand's leading insured retirement income and annuity specialist, managing over $100 million of assets.



Our purpose is to help people enjoy their retirement with the security of an income for life


Lifetime is regulated by the Financial Markets Authority and licensed as an insurance company by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

We're a proudly New Zealand owned company run by some of the most experienced professionals in the industry including: former Finance Minister and architect of KiwiSaver, Sir Michael Cullen; leading financial commentator and adviser, Martin Hawes; and former Retirement Commissioner, Diana Crossan.



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Former Finance Minister, Sir Michael Cullen is a Director of Lifetime Income