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Applications now open for $1.5m Māori research grant
We‘re funding new research to achieve equitable outcomes for Māori, especially those over 50 years of age.
3 June 2020
2 minute read
Teenagers climb on rocks by the ocean
What teens want to know about sex and relationships
Providing a safe space for your teen to ask questions can help equip them for healthy relationships in the future. Expert Rachel Harrison shares her advice.
12 May 2020
5 minute read
Motorcyclists take a curve on the road
Kiwis avoided road crashes during lockdown but need to take care as roads get busy again
After several weeks off the road, Peter Daly has found his skills back on his motorbike aren't flash.
14 May 2020
3 minute read
Motorcyclists take a curve on the road
Kiwis avoided road crashes during lockdown but need to take care as roads get busy again
After several weeks off the road, Peter Daly has found his skills back on his motorbike aren't flash.
14 May 2020
3 minute read
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Could talking with your kids during lockdown about sex improve NZ’s sexual violence record?
Having a talk with your children about sex and consent may be awkward, but it’s all part of creating a nation of people who care about others, says Emma Powell.
1 May 2020
5 minute read
People sitting on beach
Two sides to the great Kiwi summer
We're kicking off a public awareness campaign focusing on water safety and sport. Our Chief Customer Officer explains why water safety is so close to her heart.
13 January 2020
3 minute read
Teenagers climb on rocks by the ocean
What teens want to know about sex and relationships
Providing a safe space for your teen to ask questions can help equip them for healthy relationships in the future. Expert Rachel Harrison shares her advice.
12 May 2020
5 minute read
Mother and daughter talking, leaning against a fence
How talking about feelings with your children can help keep them safer from abuse
Listening to your children’s feelings helps build a strong and supportive relationship. Clinical psychologist Kathryn McPhillips offers advice.
7 May 2020
6 minute read
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Virtual teenage house parties: Why consent still matters
Despite bubble life, young people keep gathering at house parties – on their phones. Kōrero with them about healthy relationships to keep them safe everywhere.
1 May 2020
5 minute read
Young women on rugby field
Zero to hero: The fastest way back to your physical prime in Alert Level 2
Take the time to get match-fit and avoid injury when getting back to playing sport after the COVID-19 lockdown.
14 May 2020
2 minute read
Woman scoring a try and being tackled
Winning try? Or out for the season?
Sport’s a huge part of our culture. From rugby to waka ama, it’s in our blood. We want you to be safe, but we're also here to support you if you get injured.
13 January 2020
3 minute read
Waiora Rogers holds up her IronMāori medal
73-year-old kuia inspires participation in IronMāori
Waiora Rogers is described as a treasure, a true champion, and an inspiration. And most just call her Aunty.
13 January 2020
3 minute read
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Journey from back injury to professional bodybuilder
Ephraim Gudgeon leaped off a 35-metre waterfall, fracturing his spine. He says nothing about his life has changed, except becoming a professional bodybuilder.
13 January 2020
4 minute read
White Island newsroom
Support to victims of the Whakaari/White Island eruption
If you've been injured or have lost a loved one to the Whakaari/White Island eruption, we're here to help.
10 December 2019
4 minute read
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Surgical mesh report: ACC taking action to improve client experience and health outcomes
We're taking a number of actions to improve the experience and health outcomes for people treated with surgical mesh.
12 December 2019
3 minute read