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ACC speeds up claims approval

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 2:14 pm | ACC

Many ACC claims will soon be accepted as they are lodged, thanks to a new system that will reduce the time it takes for clients to find out what’s happening with their claim. More >>

Safety star rating system coming for motorbike gear

Friday, 1 June 2018, 1:58 pm | ACC

Kiwi motorcyclists will soon be able to check the performance of protective clothing before they buy, with the introduction of a safety star-rating system, says Dave Keilty, who heads ACC’s motorcycle injury prevention team. More >>

Good habits make good drivers - Road Safety Week

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 3:01 pm | ACC

There were 37,980 people – as many people as live in Gisborne – injured on our roads last year, says ACC Chief Customer Officer Mike Tully. More >>

ACC boosts surgical simulator funding; updates TI data

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:48 am | ACC

ACC is spending another $4.8 million to ensure the highly successful surgical simulation training programme NetworkZ (previously known as MORSim) is rolled out to all DHBs by 2021. More >>

Enjoy the holiday, not the break this Easter

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:52 pm | ACC

Slippery grass, holes in the ground, a rusty nail, and good old just not watching where you are going … the classic Easter Egg hunt claimed a few victims last year. The half-dozen people who needed medical attention as a result of hunting for chocolatey ... More >>

ACC remains in strong financial position

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 2:37 pm | ACC

ACC made significant progress in 2015/16, delivering improved services to New Zealanders despite the impact of falling interest rates and higher than anticipated claim numbers, says ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock. More >>

ACC wants community input to the levy setting process

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:20 am | ACC

ACC is asking Kiwis to share their thoughts and ideas about levy setting for the 2017 to 2019 period, as part of a consultation process running from 21 September to 19 October 2016 at www.shapeyouracc.co.nz . More >>

Business feedback sought to ACC levy changes

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 11:02 am | ACC

ACC is asking New Zealand businesses to share their thoughts and ideas about incentives that encourage safer workplaces, as well as changes to ACC levies, as part of a consultation process running from 21 September to 19 October 2016. ACC is proposing a reduction ... More >>

ACC says....

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 10:15 am | ACC

With the fresh bloom of springtime here, many of us are ready to get out and moving. The promise of enjoying our favourite recreational activities is reason enough to brim with vim and vigour after the winters hibernation, but don’t forget that our ... More >>

Protect the good times on the slopes

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:26 am | ACC

After a patchy start in July, the recent flurry of winter snow has meant ski fields and snow lovers are delighted that the season is fully underway. More >>

Working together for a safer, healthier New Zealand

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 2:33 pm | ACC

ACC and WorkSafe New Zealand today launched the inaugural ‘Reducing Harm in New Zealand Workplaces Action Plan’. The Plan supports their collaborative efforts to meet the government’s target of reducing serious injuries and fatalities in ... More >>

“50 days to go” to the Games – and counting

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:23 am | ACC

The New Zealand Paralympic Games Team is in the final run up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games opening on 7 September. Sid Miller, ACC’s Chief Customer Officer, speaking at the team presentation at Sky City, says in 50 days’ time all of New Zealand ... More >>

‘100 days’ to go to Rio Paralympics

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:27 am | ACC

The countdown begins in earnest as New Zealand’s Paralympians gear up for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September. More >>

ACC outlines next steps in service transformation

Friday, 4 March 2016, 9:25 am | ACC

Work is underway at the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to roll out customer service initiatives following ACC Board approval and Cabinet noting of an updated business case on its transformation programme. ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock ... More >>

Motorcycle riders over 40 at risk

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 1:55 pm | ACC

ACC and NZ Police are calling upon motorcyclists and drivers to do more to keep safe on the road. More >>

Skills and drills with Sonny Bill Williams

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 10:25 am | ACC

All eyes will be on the Bayleys National Sevens at Rotorua International Stadium this weekend, with sevens rugby featuring at the Rio Olympics later in the year. More >>

ACC makes recommendations on $450 million of levy cuts

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 12:10 pm | ACC

Thanks to a new funding policy and public feedback, ACC is recommending the Government makes across the board levy cuts of $450 million next year. More >>

ACC takes older people’s wellness to heart

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 1:12 pm | ACC

4 August 2015 ACC takes older people’s wellness to heart with a series of new initiatives More >>

Ride Forever training sharpens winter riding skills

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 3:14 pm | ACC

New Zealand can be a testing place for motorcycle riders in winter. Weather conditions often vary enormously across the country. A day that might see perfect riding conditions in Auckland can serve up blizzards and freezing temperatures in the deep south. But, ... More >>

Don’t slip up on the slopes

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 3:19 pm | ACC

With the ski season now upon us, ACC is offering a friendly reminder to stay safe on the slopes and avoid ending up like the 13,500 people last year who injured themselves while skiing or snowboarding. More >>

 

 

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