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Kiwis – tell us what you think about ACC levies

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 10:20 am | ACC

What do you think about ACC’s proposed 2014/15 levy rates? Do you have any ideas about changes or improvements that could be made to the ACC Scheme? More >>

Here comes the bride – in an ambulance?

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 10:45 am | ACC

For the bride and groom, it’s meant to be the happiest day of their life – but for lots of Kiwis, a wedding ends up being a place where they get injured. More >>

ACC to play key role in trial of new rugby scrum law

Monday, 19 August 2013, 12:26 pm | ACC

New Zealand’s ACC Scheme will play a pivotal role in helping the International Rugby Board (IRB) assess the effectiveness of its new scrum engagement law. More >>

ACC notebook stolen in house burglary

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 11:35 am | ACC

During a burglary at the house of an ACC case manager in Christchurch on 3 August, a notebook containing client information was among the items stolen. More >>

Vitamin D supplements linked to decrease in falls

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 12:18 pm | ACC

ACC Media Release 8 August 2013 Vitamin D supplements linked to decrease in falls in aged care facilities More >>

New online resource to help prevent injuries

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 10:25 am | ACC

Injury Comparison Reports, which provide communities across New Zealand with a comprehensive picture of local injury rates and trends, are now available on ACC’s website. More >>

ACC launches injury ‘dashboard’

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 10:04 am | ACC

ACC today launched a new statistics tool to encourage greater safety among construction workers involved in the Canterbury rebuild. The ‘ACC Canterbury Dashboard’ will provide comprehensive details of all construction-related claims in Canterbury, and ... More >>

Stay safe on the slopes this ski season

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 2:30 pm | ACC

As the New Zealand ski season, which traditionally runs between June and October, gets into full gear, ACC is urging Kiwis to take steps to avoid joining the thousands of people who were injured on the slopes last year. More >>

ACC appoints GM Claims Management

Monday, 24 June 2013, 9:43 am | ACC

ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering has appointed Sid Miller as General Manager Claims Management. Mr Miller has been acting in the role since November last year. More >>

Begin right by always thinking of safety

Friday, 31 May 2013, 4:12 pm | ACC

Whether you’re planning to clear guttering, stow away outdoor furniture and clean the bbq grill, clear the paths, stack firewood, or prepare the garden - don’t forget to injury-proof yourself. More >>

New services for GPs aimed at enhancing rehabilitation

Monday, 20 May 2013, 10:49 am | ACC

An evolution is happening in doctors’ surgeries across New Zealand, aimed at making better use of work-based rehabilitation to help people recover from injuries. More >>

Greymouth Man Sentenced - Pleading Guilty To Defrauding ACC

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 5:01 pm | ACC

Greymouth Man Sentenced After Pleading Guilty To Defrauding ACC Nigel Ross Hipson, aged 38 years, of Ruanga, Greymouth, was sentenced to 400 hours of community service in the Greymouth District Court on Tuesday for defrauding ACC. He was also ordered ... More >>

Sport Is Healthy – And It’s Getting Safer Too

Friday, 18 January 2013, 9:45 am | ACC

18 January 2013 ACC media release Sport Is Healthy – And It’s Getting Safer Too As Kiwis we’re a nation of sport lovers, and the good news is it’s now safer to play our most popular sports, with ACC claims for more serious injuries from rugby ... More >>

Enjoy The Benefits Of Regular Exercise In 2013

Monday, 14 January 2013, 12:15 pm | ACC

ACC media release 14 January 2013 Enjoy The Benefits Of Regular Exercise In 2013, Without Injury ! On New Year’s Day, countless Kiwis no doubt pledged to make exercise a bigger part of their lives in 2013. But to keep that brand new exercise programme ... More >>

12 Signs to look out for these holidays

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 10:17 am | ACC

No matter what your astrological traits, we can all be injury prevention stars when it comes to reducing the risk of accidents these summer holidays. But just for fun and with tongue firmly in cheek, ACC decided to see if the zodiac offered any insight ... More >>

Acting Chief Executive of ACC appointed

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 9:42 am | ACC

Mr David May will assume the role of Acting Chief Executive of ACC following the departure of the current Chief Executive, Ralph Stewart, on 14 December. More >>

ACC makes progress on privacy issues

Friday, 12 October 2012, 11:42 am | ACC

ACC Media Release 12 October 2012 ACC makes progress on privacy issues ACC has developed a privacy index to measure the reduction in privacy breaches and progress against completing the Independent Report on Privacy and Security of Information recommendations, ... More >>

ACC’S Claims General Manager Appointed CE in Victoria

Friday, 5 October 2012, 3:00 pm | ACC

Media Release 5 October 2012 ACC’S Claims General Manager Appointed to CE Role in Victoria ACC’s General Manager of Claims Management, Denise Cosgrove, has been appointed as Chief Executive of WorkSafe Victoria based in Melbourne, Australia. ... More >>

Puddle slapstick best left to professionals

Friday, 5 October 2012, 10:20 am | ACC

While everyone enjoys watching Charlie Chaplin slip, trip and fall on the big screen, it’s not so comical when your own slapstick impression involves slipping in an innocent puddle and breaking your leg. More >>

Husband and wife convicted together for defrauding ACC

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 4:48 pm | ACC

ACC Media release 4 October 2012 Husband and wife convicted together for defrauding ACC Marriage means doing many things together and for Southland couple Carl Adam Rutherford and his wife Haley Ann Rutherford that extended to defrauding ACC. Both ... More >>