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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
MAM gear
Motorcycle Awareness Month: The right gear could save your life
Wearing the right gear for riding could be the difference between serious injury or the inconvenience of minor injuries.
11 September 2019
6 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
Muddy rugby player with drink bottle
Does contact sport have a future in New Zealand?
Contact sport. Here to stay? Or too dangerous? Here's what our Head of Injury Prevention, Isaac Carlson, thinks.
23 August 2019
5 minute read
Lisa putting on her helmet
Changing up a gear: Cycling is the new commuting
Crashing your bike can dent your confidence. But there are things you can do about it. Here's Lisa's story.
15 July 2019
4 minute read
Family crossing the street
Improving transport safety in the City of Sails
We’re helping fund safety programmes to reduce road trauma and improve transport safety across Auckland.
11 September 2019
2 minute read
Māori Customer Advisory Panel key image
Bringing Māori ingenuity to the forefront of ACC
To help us better serve our Māori customers, we’re seeking panellists for our Māori Customer Advisory Panel.
12 August 2019
2 minute read
Grandmother gardening with grandchildren
How we invest ethically
We were asked to talk about our Ethical Investment Policy today at Parliament Select Committee.
7 August 2019
5 minute read
Changed in a moment Casey
Casey's life was changed in a moment
Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Day. It’s the kind of injury that changes life forever.
5 September 2019
1 minute read
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Getting help navigating an ACC injury claim
Independent advice is available to help you understand ACC. We're funding two new independent agencies to help you access this advice.
2 September 2019
2 minute read
Māori Customer Advisory Panel key image
Bringing Māori ingenuity to the forefront of ACC
To help us better serve our Māori customers, we’re seeking panellists for our Māori Customer Advisory Panel.
12 August 2019
2 minute read
A trades person looks at their tablet
If you’re self-employed, you won’t be receiving an invoice this year
Based on your feedback, we’re making changes to how we levy self-employed people. If you’re self-employed you won’t receive a 2019/20 invoice in 2019.
11 September 2019
2 minute read
A worker is instructing another worker on how to use a manufacturing machine
How to get more control over your Work levy
Businesses that pay more than $10,000 in ACC Work Account levies per year could cut their levy by improving health and safety practices now.
9 September 2019
4 minute read
Woman operates machinery
$6.26 million awarded to improve workplace safety
Predictive analytics, virtual reality, and information sharing projects get a share of the initial $6.26 million in workplace injury prevention grants.
31 July 2019
4 minute read