ACC claimants should not have to take court action to avoid
"intrusive" and unnecessary work fitness tests, a distressful
experience as was highlighted in a recent Supreme Court case,
Dunedin ACC campaigner Denise Powell says.
When Brigitte Tait developed agonising back problems after
being knocked over by a car in Dunedin when she was 28, it
never occurred to her that, three years later, she would be
battling for ACC to fund surgery.
No voter should be in doubt now about the choices that will
be before him or her at November's general election.
Unusually in New Zealand politics, the ruling party has
declared its hand well in advance of the poll, seeking a
specific mandate across several policy areas to govern for a