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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 >>

Refunds for owners affected by Vehicle Risk Rating errors

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:21 pm | ACC

Refunds for owners affected by Vehicle Risk Rating errors ACC and the NZ Transport Agency are taking action to ensure that motor vehicle owners who have been overcharged for the Vehicle Risk Rating (VRR) component of their vehicle licencing fee will get ... More >>

Business survey shows green shoots of confidence

Friday, 5 June 2015, 11:47 am | ACC

Business survey shows green shoots of confidence ACC’s National Business Survey indicates a marked trend of improvement in interactions with the business sector over the last 12 months. In the year ending 30 March, 70 percent of businesses who ... More >>

Darkness closing in early

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:23 pm | ACC

From this Sunday the days get shorter and darkness comes earlier as Daylight Saving ends. With it comes the greater risk of injury around the home when we step outside and forget to turn on the outside lights. More >>

ACC levy cuts come into effect

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:15 pm | ACC

On 1 April the first of a series of ACC levy cuts will kick in, returning an estimated $480 million to the New Zealand economy – and kiwis’ wallets. More >>

Stay safe at the Sevens

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 2:39 pm | ACC

Speed and skill are part of what makes Rugby Sevens such a popular sport, but they also add to its risk of injury – especially concussions. More >>

 

 

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