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Person drinking tea in bed looks out of a condensated window
The chilling truth: winter injuries in and around the home
The cold winter weather means staying warm in our homes. But does more time at home mean more home-based injuries? We got some surprising answers.
21 July 2022
4 minute read
Kaupapa Maori 1
ACC heads north to design kaupapa Māori solutions
We’re partnering with Māori providers across the motu (country) to help us develop new regional kaupapa Māori solutions.
26 July 2022
2 minute read
Michelle Murray 1a
"Doing the Right Thing"
Michelle Murray is our Tumu Pae Ora (Chief Māori and Equity Officer). She has a personal motivation to improve health outcomes for Māori.
28 July 2022
5 minute read
Lenka and Paris Fields ride their horses in the morning sunrise on the beach
Lenka's story: Getting back on her horse after concussion
After sustaining a head injury, a Kāpiti Coast local has had a two-year battle. She's sharing her story to help others avoid a similar experience.
20 June 2022
5 minute read
Martin Bosley poses in front of his cottage home
Martin’s story: Gaining a new lease on life after nearly losing a foot
The award-winning career of well-known foodie Martin Bosley was abruptly brought to a halt by serious injury. His mental health suffered but he now feels like his ordeal may have been a blessing in disguise.
25 May 2022
4 minute read
Josh Margetts smiles for the camera
Josh's story: "I'm lucky to be alive"
A footballer’s sudden cardiac arrest shows the need for AEDs at our sport clubs, and what could happen without them.
20 April 2022
4 minute read
Award winners pose with the sponsors
Workplace health and safety leaders recognised at awards
The annual awards challenge and inspire businesses around Aotearoa to make health and safety a priority in their workplace.
23 June 2022
2 minute read
Driver heads onto an on-ramp in Waikato
Let’s make our first Matariki holiday a safe one
ACC, Police, Waka Kotahi, Ministry of Transport, Auckland Transport and WorkSafe are joining up to urge people to stay safe on the road this Matariki weekend.
23 June 2022
2 minute read
Lenka and Paris Fields ride their horses in the morning sunrise on the beach
Lenka's story: Getting back on her horse after concussion
After sustaining a head injury, a Kāpiti Coast local has had a two-year battle. She's sharing her story to help others avoid a similar experience.
20 June 2022
5 minute read
Award winners pose with the sponsors
Workplace health and safety leaders recognised at awards
The annual awards challenge and inspire businesses around Aotearoa to make health and safety a priority in their workplace.
23 June 2022
2 minute read
A house gets constructed with a view of Wellington in the background
‘There’s no need to beat yourself up every week’
Tradies are welcoming ACC's investment into preventing construction injuries.
27 April 2022
3 minute read
Hamish Bennett directs an actor on the farm set of 'Bellbird'
Hamish's story: How a film crew set an example for workplace safety
While shooting a critically-acclaimed film on an Aotearoa farm, director Hamish Bennett prioritised safety in ways that every workplace can use.
14 October 2021
4 minute read
Dr John Robson 2
GPMRI service rolled out as wait times fall
ACC has rolled out a national MRI referral service across Aotearoa to reduce MRI wait times by almost half which will significantly benefit patients and GPs.
23 June 2022
2 minute read
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Independent review into our handling of information has been released
Our Board has today released the independent review into our access and use of client information.
14 June 2022
2 minute read
Sandra smiles for the camera
ACC welcomes new Board member
Our Board Chair, Hon Steve Maharey has announced a new appointment to our Board.
4 May 2022
1 minute read