Wednesday, 18 December 2013
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.
Monday, 22 August 2011
ACC appoints new CEO
ACC has appointed Ralph Stewart as chief executive based in Wellington.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
ACC proposes lower levies
ACC is proposing reduced levy rates for the 2012/13 financial year thanks to ACC’s improved performance.
Friday, 27 May 2011
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.
Friday, 13 May 2011
ACC announces findings of review of elective surgery decision-making
Saturday, 23 April 2011
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.
Saturday, 16 April 2011
ACC media statement regarding sensitive claims client
There are three distinct issues in this situation.
Tuesday, 12 April 2011
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.
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
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.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
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.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
ACC welcomes conclusion of fraud case
The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) has today welcomed the conclusion of a staff fraud case.
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
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).
Thursday, 28 October 2010
Gearing up for spring
Spring is in the air and it’s time to dust the remnants of winter off your motorbike.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010
Chiropractor convicted of ACC fraud for phantom treatments
Former All Black and now Auckland-based chiropractor Dean Kenny has been found guilty of
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
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.
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
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.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
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.
Monday, 30 August 2010
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).
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Extra support for sexual abuse survivors
Extra support is being made available to survivors of sexual abuse, the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) announced today.
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
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.
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.
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.
Monday, 10 May 2010
Auckland man convicted of making fraudulent ACC claims
ACC has welcomed the conviction of Derek Roy Cornwell in Manukau District Court on Thursday.
Hamilton man convicted of making fraudulent ACC claims
ACC has welcomed the conviction of a Hamilton man who fraudulently claimed weekly compensation.
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
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).
Friday, 16 April 2010
ACC to Refund Some Clients
ACC pays weekly income compensation to injured workers.
Wednesday, 7 April 2010
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.
Tuesday, 30 March 2010
ACC welcomes conviction of Auckland woman
ACC is welcoming the conviction of Helen Elizabeth Spray in the North Shore District Court yesterday.
Thursday, 25 March 2010
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.
Saturday, 6 March 2010
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.