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A person washes their hands with soap and water
Important information about novel coronavirus COVID-19
We'll continue to support the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders throughout the COVID-19 response.
26 March 2020
1 minute read
Person typing on a laptop
Warning about spam emails from ACC and government addresses
Do not click on any links or attachments in suspicious emails.
27 February 2020
1 minute read
Firefighters running a hose in a training environment
New tool to help assess firefighter occupational cancer claims
A new assessment tool will give us a better picture of the fire exposure experienced by firefighters during their careers.
25 February 2020
2 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
Driver sees motorcyclist in rear-view mirror
Dear drivers: Here’s what motorcyclists want you to know
Riders make better drivers. We asked them to share their advice because preventing crashes on the road is a shared responsibility. Here’s five tips for drivers.
19 September 2019
4 minute read
Boy crouching at a river to collect a stone
Too many tamariki are being hospitalised with preventable injuries. Could mātauranga Māori be the answer?
Māori tamariki are 1.5 times more likely to be hospitalised by a preventable injury. How might a te ao Māori approach help whānau keep tamariki safe?
16 September 2019
5 minute read
Kids splashing in water
Splashing for fun? Or for your life?
We’re born to love water. We swim in it, surf, and gather kai from it. We also drown in it. The best way to enjoy our water is knowing how to be safe around it.
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
Group of kids, happy and smiling by the ocean
Kids love the water: How to keep our tamariki safe
Fun in the water can turn dangerous in an instant. Here's some tips on how to keep you and your tamariki safe this summer.
13 January 2020
4 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
Ruku Rarere pushes a tyre across the floor
Could the power of community turn you into a triathlete?
That’s what a whānau fitness group based in Wellington is achieving. It’s full of support and encouraging people on their hauora journey.
13 January 2020
4 minute read
Image of Ephraim Gudgeon
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
Image of surgeons
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