Accident compensation (ACC)
Your local Community Law Centre can provide free initial legal advice and information.
Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)
Claims helpline: 0800 101 996
Phone: (04) 816 7400
Health and Disability Commissioner
Health and Disability advocates are available to help users of health services make complaints about their health service provider. Health and Disability advocates are free.
Complaints and appeals
Office of the Complaints Investigator
Phone: 0800 650 222
Sexual abuse claims (“Sensitive” claims)
ACC Sensitive Claims team
This is an ACC website that will help you find information and support. You can click on “Find a therapist” on the home page to find a therapist in your area who can help you begin the process of making an ACC claim.
Sexual abuse support centres
TOAHNNEST: Te Ohakii a Hine – National Network for Ending Sexual Violence Together has a list of places where you can get help.
Medical Council of NZ
The Medical Council registers doctors in New Zealand and has responsibilities in the areas of standards, conduct and competence.
The Privacy Commissioner has a wide range of functions, including investigating complaints about breaches of privacy, running education programmes, and examining proposed legislation and how it may affect individual privacy.