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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
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. 290 views

Monday, 22 August 2011
ACC appoints new CEO ACC has appointed Ralph Stewart as chief executive based in Wellington. 354 views

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. 326 views

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. 309 views

Friday, 13 May 2011
ACC announces findings of review of elective surgery decision-making 349 views

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. 329 views

Saturday, 16 April 2011
ACC media statement regarding sensitive claims client There are three distinct issues in this situation. 273 views

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. 315 views

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. 312 views

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. 446 views

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. 351 views

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). 306 views

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. 249 views

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 defrauding ACC. 333 views

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. 277 views

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. 396 views

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. 271 views

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). 339 views

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. 273 views

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. 534 views

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. 209 views

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. 337 views

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. 625 views

Hamilton man convicted of making fraudulent ACC claims ACC has welcomed the conviction of a Hamilton man who fraudulently claimed weekly compensation. 900 views

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). 280 views

Friday, 16 April 2010
ACC to Refund Some Clients Background ACC pays weekly income compensation to injured workers. 279 views

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. 424 views

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. 586 views

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. 336 views

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. 768 views

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