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The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) administers New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme, which provides personal injury cover for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand. In return people do not have the right to sue for personal injury, other than for exemplary damages. 




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Wednesday, 18 December 2013
11:24AM
Santa to address nation on safety this Christmas ACC is pleased to announce that world renowned toymaker, sleigh pilot and philanthropist, Mr S Claus, will personally address the nation this Christmas, to help Kiwis make their homes safer for his impending visit on Christmas Eve. 156 views

Monday, 22 August 2011
3:02PM
ACC appoints new CEO ACC has appointed Ralph Stewart as chief executive based in Wellington. 231 views

Tuesday, 12 July 2011
9:48AM
ACC proposes lower levies ACC is proposing reduced levy rates for the 2012/13 financial year thanks to ACC’s improved performance. 218 views

Friday, 27 May 2011
8:25AM
Encouraging Progress on ACC Sensitive Claims An independent report for the ACC Board has found that ACC is making good progress implementing changes to its management of sensitive claims. 167 views

Friday, 13 May 2011
2:49PM
ACC announces findings of review of elective surgery decision-making 212 views

Saturday, 23 April 2011
9:49AM
Drownings this year a cause for concern New Zealanders are urged to take care in the water, following a recent drowning off Wellington's Houghton Bay. 180 views

Saturday, 16 April 2011
10:41AM
ACC media statement regarding sensitive claims client There are three distinct issues in this situation. 154 views

Tuesday, 12 April 2011
12:52PM
ACC Chief Executive open to fresh challenges ACC’s Chief Executive for the past five years, Dr Jan White, has decided to explore other opportunities when her contract ends later this year. 210 views

Wednesday, 30 March 2011
8:52AM
Work is good for our health Injured people out of the workforce are more likely to have higher than average rates of depression and suicide, and will potentially live shorter lives. 193 views

Tuesday, 29 March 2011
11:35AM
South Island farmers injured every day at work   About 122 farmers were injured every week last year in the South Island while they were at work. 304 views

Tuesday, 15 March 2011
11:47AM
ACC welcomes conclusion of fraud case The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) has today welcomed the conclusion of a staff fraud case. 225 views

Wednesday, 3 November 2010
10:47AM
Consultation on a joint ACC and Ministry of Health funding model for emergency ambulance services The National Ambulance Sector Office (NASO) is seeking submissions on options for a joint ACC and Ministry of Health funding model for emergency ambulance services (both road and air). 171 views

Thursday, 28 October 2010
10:37AM
Gearing up for spring Spring is in the air and it’s time to dust the remnants of winter off your motorbike. 138 views

Wednesday, 20 October 2010
5:19PM
Chiropractor convicted of ACC fraud for phantom treatments Former All Black and now Auckland-based chiropractor Dean Kenny has been found guilty of defrauding ACC. 215 views

Wednesday, 29 September 2010
7:53AM
Century City Football The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) wishes to advise that Century City Football has today paid the $260,000 it owed in outstanding levies. 149 views

Tuesday, 28 September 2010
10:29AM
ACC applies for Century City Football to be put into liquidation The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) wishes to advise that it has today applied to the Courts to put Century City Football into liquidation. 281 views

Wednesday, 1 September 2010
11:56AM
Over 1,200 NZ businesses sign up to reduce home injuries More than 1,200 businesses and organisations around the country are acknowledging the impact of non-work injuries this week (30 August to 5 September), by taking part in Safety NZ Week, ACC’s annual awareness campaign aimed at preventing injuries at home. 145 views

Monday, 30 August 2010
2:44PM
Twelve deaths from injury in NZ homes every week The number of people dying as a result of accidents in the home is continuing to increase and now stands at 12 deaths per week, according to data released today by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). 193 views

Wednesday, 11 August 2010
4:11PM
Extra support for sexual abuse survivors Extra support is being made available to survivors of sexual abuse, the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) announced today. 169 views

Wednesday, 16 June 2010
8:24AM
Bridge contractor takes out Supreme Award at Health and Safety Awards Total Bridge Services has won the Supreme Award at this year’s New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards. 384 views

8:19AM
A farmer dies every 28 days in New Zealand Thirteen farmers died in accidents on New Zealand farms in 2009, which is the equivalent to one farmer dying every 28 days. 93 views

7:56AM
Total Bridge Services is named the safest place to work in New Zealand ACC has congratulated Total Bridge Services on being named the safest place to work in New Zealand. 137 views

Monday, 10 May 2010
9:47AM
Auckland man convicted of making fraudulent ACC claims ACC has welcomed the conviction of Derek Roy Cornwell in Manukau District Court on Thursday. 502 views

9:46AM
Hamilton man convicted of making fraudulent ACC claims ACC has welcomed the conviction of a Hamilton man who fraudulently claimed weekly compensation. 754 views

Tuesday, 20 April 2010
12:36PM
ACC refers concerns to Serious Fraud Office The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) today announced that it has referred matters of concern to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). 173 views

Friday, 16 April 2010
3:00PM
ACC to Refund Some Clients Background ACC pays weekly income compensation to injured workers. 168 views

Wednesday, 7 April 2010
3:35PM
ACC concerned about unrestrained children in cars Following a horrific Easter Weekend on the roads ACC has announced that more care needs to be taken when restraining children in vehicles. 261 views

Tuesday, 30 March 2010
12:13PM
ACC welcomes conviction of Auckland woman ACC is welcoming the conviction of Helen Elizabeth Spray in the North Shore District Court yesterday. 461 views

Thursday, 25 March 2010
2:21PM
ACC to close Blenheim and Thames offices The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) today announced that, after a period of consultation, it has decided to proceed with the closure of its Blenheim and Thames offices. 208 views

Saturday, 6 March 2010
9:15AM
ACC says Safer Journeys strategy could reduce claims from road crashes “We’re really supportive of the plans within the strategy and think that they will have a positive effect on the numbers of people being hurt on our roads,” says Simon Gianotti, ACC Injury Prevention Team Manager. 634 views



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