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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
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
Grandfather and grandchildren in backyard
After an injury, we're here for you and your whānau
If you get injured in an accident, we're here to support you and your whānau until you can get back to everyday life.
28 March 2022
5 minute read
Paris Hero
Paris' story: "I was sure I was going to die"
South Auckland teenager Paris Schlooz is sharing her near-drowning experience to help others.
21 February 2022
3 minute read
Todd Russell holds a crayfish and his dive gear beside the sea
Todd's story: How training helped a stranded diver live to tell the tale
After a routine dive, Todd Russell came to the surface in the Cook Strait to find he was stranded. His dive training helped him write a story of survival.
24 January 2022
5 minute read
Maya 12 web
Maya's story: Bouncing back from a serious injury
After a double bounce on a trampoline went wrong, young Maya Rutherford sustained a serious injury. Her family are helping tamariki avoid a similar story.
14 December 2021
3 minute read
Dairy Farm 1
$2.9 Million awarded to four new safety schemes
We’re investing $22 million over five years to roll out a workplace injury prevention grants programme – aimed at influencing change in health and safety.
30 July 2021
3 minute read
Marc Gascoigne on the farm
How a farmer bounced back from depression
Stress is causing many New Zealand farmers to suffer preventable injuries. Marc Gascoigne talks about his journey and his advice to others.
3 June 2021
3 minute read
Farmer working by trailer
Helping our farmers look after themselves and their flock
Our biggest export is at the highest risk of injury, so we partner with Farmstrong to help keep those in the field safe.
11 May 2021
4 minute read
Justice Centre
Terms of reference for independent review released
The Treasury and the ACC Board today released the terms of reference for the independent external review into access and use of client information at ACC.
8 November 2021
2 minute read
Justice Centre
ACC suspends two more people due to alleged sharing of client information
We take the privacy of our client information seriously. Our customers deserve to have confidence that their information is treated respectfully.
29 October 2021
3 minute read
Wind turbines Hero
We're announcing new climate change targets
After making a commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2050, we're now setting new targets that deliver positive change in the next few years.
28 October 2021
2 minute read