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Lisa Tamati poses atop a mountain
Going the distance: a veteran's advice for marathon season
One of Aotearoa’s greatest ultrarunners loves seeing people training during lockdown, but has some important advice to help them reach the finish line.
17 September 2021
3 minute read
Mike Tully Edited
A message from Mike Tully on Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
As we celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, ACC Acting Chief Executive Mike Tully reflects on our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of Māori.
16 September 2021
2 minute read
Skiiers look out at the snowy Remarkables
‘Have a Hmmm’ before hitting the slopes
ACC is laying down the wero (challenge) for all skiers and snowboarders across Aotearoa to “Have a Hmmm” before hitting the slopes this winter.
10 September 2021
4 minute read
injured woman
We're here to help under the alert levels
We’re still here to help the people of Aotearoa with injury prevention, care and support if things go wrong while in our bubbles.
2 September 2021
3 minute read
Ben Lucas Metro Canada
Ben's story: How a 50/50 decision changed a life forever
As Ben Lucas watches the Paralympic Games, he doesn't think of his accident. He looks back on his Para Sport career, and those he took to the world stage.
25 August 2021
5 minute read
Luke Henley 10
Luke's Story: How one moment on the slopes almost changed a life forever
After breaking his back in a snowboarding accident, Luke Henley has completed a long recovery to hit the snow again.
13 August 2021
5 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
Seedling sprouts in pot between child's hands
We're creating a $50m climate change impact fund
After announcing a health and safety fund last year, we are proud to announce a second impact fund that's working for a positive future.
22 June 2021
3 minute read
Award winner group pose for photo
Congratulating the winners of the Workplace Health and Safety Awards
Celebrating excellence in the prevention of workplace injuries and ill-health.
3 June 2021
3 minute read
Two people hold hands over coffee
Supporting survivors of sexual abuse and assault
We are letting survivors of sexual abuse and assault know that support is available for them.
28 May 2021
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