If you meet the eligibility criteria, you and your children may be eligible for publicly funded healthcare.
You can assess yourself on the eligibility webpage.
Publicly funded healthcare includes, but is not limited to:
Please contact the District Health Board (DHB) in your area for more information about access to healthcare.
ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation) provides comprehensive, no-fault cover for all New Zealanders and visitors to New Zealand.
This scheme covers injuries occurring in New Zealand no matter where you are or what you’re doing – as long as it is sustained as an accident, a condition that comes on gradually because of work, as a result of medical treatment or from sexual assault or abuse.
The ACC website provides more comprehensive information and requirements for eligibility.
This answer was last updated on 9 April, 2013.
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