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Colleagues talking
ACC ready to listen on design of new kaupapa Māori health services
We are committed to improving outcomes for our Māori clients and ensuring they get access to culturally and clinically appropriate health services.
7 May 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
Image of Brook Macdonald
Brook's Story: How a Flying Kiwi made a comeback to the top
When a near-permanent injury stopped him competing on the world stage, Brook Macdonald fought his way back to the top.
22 April 2021
5 minute read
Image of Brook Macdonald
Brook's Story: How a Flying Kiwi made a comeback to the top
When a near-permanent injury stopped him competing on the world stage, Brook Macdonald fought his way back to the top.
22 April 2021
5 minute read
Ian Walker in his TriRide Raptor hand cycle
Ian's Story: A life-changing journey from ICU to the finish line
After suffering two life-changing cycling accidents Ian has achieved what once seemed impossible.
16 April 2021
5 minute read
Mick Andrews stands on a beach
Mick’s story: How a big wave knocked a surfer’s confidence
When a young surfie took his surfboard out to some big waves, he had a hunch he was paddling beyond his skill level - and he was right.
11 April 2021
5 minute read
Oxman 3
Farmers 'refill their cup' with OxMan triathlon
North Canterbury dairy farmer Geoff Spark has held the second annual OxMan on his farm, helping farmers stay on top of the stresses of farming.
14 December 2020
3 minute read
farmer looking at tablet
$3.5 million for six new safety schemes
Our workplace injury prevention grants are helping more businesses keep their people safe.
15 July 2020
2 minute read
Chris Biddles stands atop of a hill with crutches
Fatigue on four wheels: How a farmer’s life turned upside down
A quad bike accident drove home to one farmer how exhausted he really was - and prompted him to change gears to improve his wellbeing.
14 July 2020
5 minute read
Colleagues talking
ACC ready to listen on design of new kaupapa Māori health services
We are committed to improving outcomes for our Māori clients and ensuring they get access to culturally and clinically appropriate health services.
7 May 2021
3 minute read
SteveEdit3 v2
New ACC Board Chair appointed
Following the resignation of Dame Paula Rebstock, Steve Maharey has been appointed as the new ACC Board Chair.
30 April 2021
3 minute read
Concept image of the new office from the Queens Garden entry
Ngāi Tahu and ACC to build new central city Dunedin ACC office
Ngāi Tahu Property and ACC today signed an agreement to build a new state-of-the-art office building in Dunedin.
10 December 2020
3 minute read
Parker Aluesi
From a childhood injury to teenage golfing success
From a distance, Parker Aluesi looks like any other golfer, but get a bit closer and you realise that his journey has been far from straightforward.
12 January 2021
5 minute read
trampoline glitch
Jumping for joy? Or calling for help?
Last year we helped 200,000 children recover from an injury. We want tamariki to stay safe and active, but we're here for care and recovery if injuries happen.
20 December 2020
2 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