Who we are

Learn more about what we do, our Minister, Board, CEO and Executive. Find out how we're part of our community and about our history.

  • We help prevent injuries and get New Zealanders and visitors back to everyday life if they’ve had an accident.

  • ACC is a Crown entity. It's governed by a Board that is responsible to the Minister for ACC. The Chief Executive reports to the Board.

  • The ACC Board governs how we function. It delegates day-to-day leadership and management to the Chief Executive.

  • Where there’s a link to our purpose of injury prevention, care or recovery, we support some initiatives in our communities.

  • Accident compensation has a long history in New Zealand. The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) began in 1974 and has continued to evolve ever since.