About this site

This section provides background information on the NZIPS website including accessibility, contacts and legal statements.

In this section:

Copyright information Privacy information Disclaimer Site owner Accessibility Downloading our documents Glossary of terms Website contacts Website feedback

Copyright information

Material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The Crown copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge for personal use without requiring specific permission, provided that the material is not altered, is not used in a misleading context and that the copyright status of the material is acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce Crown copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

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Privacy information

You may browse and access information contained within this website without providing any personal information. This site does not collect any information that identifies individual users. The NZIPS Secretariat uses site statistics to:

  • Help you quickly find services or information on the portal or predict demand for services
  • Help NZIPS create content most relevant to you and improve the quality of the search results.

Where you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. filling in a form for the database) we will only use that information for the intended purpose, and will not disclose it to any third parties, unless you provide consent to the contrary.

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The information contained within the website is true and accurate to the best of the NZIPS Secretariat’s knowledge; however, the NZIPS Secretariat cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content.

The NZIPS Secretariat is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.

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Site Owner

This site is owned by the NZIPS Secretariat. The Secretariat is housed within Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), and you can visit ACC’s website here.

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Downloading our documents

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You can then open, read and print any PDF from your computer. When reading our PDF documents you can use the search function to find key words within the document.

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Glossary of terms

A glossary of abbreviations and terms that are used on the NZIPS website and in NZIPS documents.

  • ACC – Accident Compensation Corporation
  • ALAC - Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand
  • DALYs – Disability Adjusted Life Years
  • DHBs - District Health Boards
  • DoL – Department of Labour
  • DPC - Drowning Prevention Council
  • EAP – Expert Advisory Panel
  • ERMA- Environmental Risk Management Authority
  • GISG – Government Inter-agency Steering Group
  • IP – Injury Prevention
  • IPANZ – Institute of Public Administration New Zealand
  • IPAs - Independent Practitioners Associations
  • IPLit database - Injury Prevention Literature database
  • IPNANZ – Injury Prevention Network Aotearoa New Zealand
  • IPRC - Injury Prevention Research Centre (Auckland)
  • IPRU - Injury prevention Research Unit (Otago)
  • IRSST - Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute
  • LTNZ – Land Transport New Zealand
  • MoH – Ministry of Health
  • MoJ – Ministry of Justice
  • MoT – Ministry of Transport
  • MSD – Ministry of Social Development
  • NGOs – Non-Government Organisations
  • NOHSAC - National Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Committee
  • NZHIS – New Zealand Health Information Service
  • NZIPS – New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy
  • OSH Occupational Safety and Health Service
  • QSS – Quality Swim Schools
  • SPARC - Sport and Recreation New Zealand
  • SPINZ - Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand website
  • SRG – Stakeholder Reference Group
  • VUW – Victoria University Wellington
  • WAI – Water Safe Auckland
  • WHSS – Workplace Health and Safety Strategy
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Website contacts

For general enquiries, website feedback and any other questions please contact us via email at nzips@acc.co.nz.

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Website feedback

We welcome your feedback on our website.

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