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Pregnancy, epilepsy and medication: knowing the risks
If you're taking medication for epilepsy, mood stabilisation or pain and want to start a family, talk to your doctor.
24 July 2019
2 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
A person views the Drive Go app on their phone
Have a free driving instructor in your pocket
Learn to drive the right way and be ready to pass the restricted licence test, first time. Drive Go is New Zealand’s official learn to drive app.
8 July 2019
2 minute read
Woman wearing face paint at Pride Parade.
Proud of our people
Our Pride Network - Te Whānau Uenuku ki ACC is the first step toward better representing and serving LGBTQIA+ people.
4 June 2019
2 minute read
Attitude ACC Supreme Award Winner Martine Abel-Williamson
Attitude Awards - nominations are open
We're super proud to once again be the Principal Sponsor of the Attitude Awards.
24 June 2019
1 minute read
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ACC to invest $40m in firearms buy-back scheme
We estimate that removing these prohibited firearms will reduce potential claims for firearm injuries.
20 June 2019
2 minute read
New resolution services providers image v2
We're changing how we handle customer reviews
We’re making it easier for you to resolve issues with us.
1 July 2019
2 minute read
Client Payments
Improving how our clients receive payments
We’ve been busy making improvements to streamline our client payments system.
21 May 2019
1 minute read
Peter Cowan
Peter Cowan: Making the choice to amputate at 15
During a bike ride home after school, Peter Cowan was clipped by a car. As an above-the-knee amputee, he's now competing on an international level in Para va'a.
18 February 2019
5 minute read
Quad bike and animals
Helping reduce injuries and fatalities on quad bikes
We're working with WorkSafe to launch our crush protection device subsidy to help reduce serious injuries and fatalities on quad bikes.
12 June 2019
2 minute read
Innovators wanted for construction plans
$22 million set aside to help businesses reduce workplace injury
We’re investing $22 million over five years to introduce a new injury prevention programme for businesses. 
10 January 2019
4 minute read
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New levy rates save Kiwi businesses $100 million
Businesses will get an average 6.9% reduction to their ACC levy, saving them $100 million over the next two years.
1 April 2019
2 minute read