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Open letter to the PM on fitness

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACC, Business, Corinne Austin, Exercise NZ, Jacinda Ardern, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealanders, News, PM, Press Release, Press Release Service, School Children, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Open letter to the PM on fitness

Whangarei – The New Zealand 2017 personal trainer of the year winner has sent an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, pleading for more government input to help Kiwi school children get fitter. Northland’s Corinne Austin won the NZ personal trainer of the year award at the Exercise NZ awards event in Auckland late […]

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Motorcycle Awareness month calls attention to motorcycle safety

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Motorcycle Awareness month calls attention to motorcycle safety

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Motorcycle Awareness month calls attention to motorcycle safety New Zealand’s inaugural Motorcycle Awareness month, which begins today, is an opportunity to increase awareness around the risks for motorcyclists on our roads, ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse says. “Motorcycle safety is one of the four priorities of […]

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Helping more kids learn to ride a bike for life

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Transport  /  Comments Off on Helping more kids learn to ride a bike for life

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Helping more kids learn to ride a bike for life Transport Minister Simon Bridges and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse have welcomed an initiative for the development of a national cycling education system aimed at getting more kids riding bikes safely. Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced […]

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FairWay change positive for staff and customers

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Finance, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on FairWay change positive for staff and customers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FairWay change positive for staff and customers Finance Minister Steven Joyce and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse have today announced the sale of FairWay Resolution from Crown ownership to employee ownership with effect from July this year. “Employee-ownership is a successful business model that will give […]

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Pressure injury prevention & management guide

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pressure injury prevention & management guide

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pressure injury prevention & management guide The launch of national guiding principles for preventing and managing pressure injuries is being welcomed by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse. “It’s estimated that every year around 55,000 people suffer […]

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Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance

By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance Budget 2017 invests an additional $59.2 million over four years to ensure all road ambulance call outs are double crewed, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say. “The Government is […]

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Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say hundreds will benefit from a new major trauma policy which will see patients taken to the most appropriate hospital more quickly. “The Government is focused […]

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$7 million investment in RugbySmart

By   /  March 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $7 million investment in RugbySmart

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $7 million investment in RugbySmart ACC is increasing its investment in the RugbySmart programme to $7 million over the next four years with the aim of reducing injuries in our national sport, says ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse. “An investment by ACC of $7 million over […]

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Further ACC levy reductions of $126m a year

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, ACC, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further ACC levy reductions of $126m a year

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further ACC levy reductions of $126m a year Nathan Guy | ACC Acting ACC Minister Nathan Guy today confirmed the ACC levy rates for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 years. “There will be reductions totalling $126.2 million per annum to work and motor vehicle levies, while […]

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ACC levy consultation welcomed

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, ACC, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ACC levy consultation welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ACC levy consultation welcomed Acting ACC Minister Nathan Guy today welcomed the start of ACC’s public levy consultation process. “This is an opportunity for New Zealanders to share their views about levies and other aspects of the ACC scheme,” says Mr Guy. The process involves […]

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Further work to improve ACC dispute resolution

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, ACC, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further work to improve ACC dispute resolution

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further work to improve ACC dispute resolution All 20 recommendations contained in an independent report on ACC dispute resolution processes will be addressed, Acting ACC Minister Nathan Guy announced today. “It’s vital that the system for challenging ACC decisions is fair, robust, timely and cost-effective,” […]

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Safer motorcycling aim of new strategy

By   /  September 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, ACC, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Safer motorcycling aim of new strategy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Safer motorcycling aim of new strategy A new strategy aimed at reducing motorcycle crashes and improving rider safety has been welcomed by Acting ACC Minister Nathan Guy. “ACC sees first-hand the impact of motorcycle crashes, so this is about stepping up work to prevent crashes […]

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