New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS)

The New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS) was disestablished in December 2013. The information contained on the pages below has been archived for reference purposes only.

NZIPS archived information, links and resources

The New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS) was an expression of the Government’s commitment to working with organisations and groups in the wider community to improve the country’s injury prevention efforts.

A key focus of NZIPS was to strengthen and enhance the infrastructure that supports injury prevention activity to improve safety performance.

The strategy

The purpose of NZIPS was to establish a framework for the injury prevention activities of government agencies, local government, non-government organisations, communities and individuals.

Read more about the strategy and its framework.

National injury prevention priority areas

Read more about the six national injury prevention priority areas. They collectively accounted for at least 80 per cent of injury deaths and serious injuries in New Zealand.


On this page you will find useful publications and reports about the injury prevention sector.


On this page you will find a number of links to organisations and agencies with an interest in injury prevention.

Last updated: 9 April 2014

Last reviewed: 25 March 2014