Preventing injury

Te kaupare wharanga

Working with trusted partners and communities to keep you safe and prevent injuries throughout New Zealand.

Staying safe in your home

Get tips to stay safe in and around your home.

Protecting your tamariki | children

We work with trusted organisations to protect your tamariki from injury.

Preventing injuries in your community

Our Regional Injury Prevention Partners work with trusted organisations to prevent injuries throughout New Zealand.

Protecting the wellbeing of Whānau | Māori injury prevention

We’ve invested in iwi-led, community and whānau-centred approaches to deliver positive injury prevention outcomes for whānau, hapū, iwi, and hapori Māori.

Keeping safe on the road

With our partners, we’ve invested in programmes to support Kiwis in being safe on the road.

Injury-free sport and recreation

We believe in the benefits of physical activity and if you do have an injury, we want you to recover well, avoid re-injury and get back to what you enjoy doing.

Staying safe from trips and falls

We’re working with partners in the health and community sector to help older people stay active, independent, and prevent falls.

Reducing traumatic brain injuries (TBI)

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect many people in New Zealand. We want to create awareness and reduce the number, severity and impact of TBIs.

Violence prevention

We're working to make sure children and young people are safe from family and sexual violence and flourish in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Making treatment safer

We're helping to make treatment safer for you. We support health professionals to improve the safety of treatment for New Zealanders.

Helping prevent pressure injuries

Pressure injuries can develop quickly in people who are sitting or lying for long periods. Most of these injuries can be prevented.