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From chocolate factory to CEO: introducing Megan Main
After an interesting start to her professional career years ago, there's a lot to know about our new Chief Executive, Megan Main.
2 December 2021
3 minute read
Justice Centre
Investigation into sharing client information has been completed
Following revelations of inappropriate sharing of client information, we have completed an internal investigation.
30 November 2021
2 minute read
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We're here for tamariki
We support tamariki to recover following an injury anywhere in Aotearoa. We also help you with the cost of care.
5 November 2021
5 minute read
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Lee's story: How Peer Support is changing recovery for the Spinal Cord Impaired (SCI) community
Lee Taniwha became a tetraplegic aged 13. He says the new ACC funding for Peer and Whānau Support service is a “massive boost”.
16 November 2021
4 minute read
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Johnny’s story – Back on the frontline after a life-changing crash
After suffering a sudden crash on his patrol bike, Johnny McGrail knows how important it is for both drivers and riders to be at their best behind the wheel.
22 October 2021
4 minute read
Nicole Yeates poses for a photo
Nicole's Story: How overcoming death led to a new beginning
After being left dead on the side of the road, Nicole Yeates fought for her life. Her recovery is giving hope for others with traumatic brain injuries
6 October 2021
4 minute read
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$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
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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
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Keep our tamariki safe this fireworks season
We get around 300 claims for fireworks injuries each year. The good news is that these injures are preventable and we can stop them from happening.
5 November 2021
3 minute read
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We're here for tamariki
We support tamariki to recover following an injury anywhere in Aotearoa. We also help you with the cost of care.
5 November 2021
5 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