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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is affiliated to the following organisations.

International Council of Nurses logoInternational Council of Nurses (ICN)

ICN represents more than 1.2 million nurses in more than 100 countries.

The ICN works closely with a number of international organisations including:

  • World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions logoNew Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU)

The New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi brings together over 350,000 New Zealand union members in 40 affiliated unions. 

They area a united voice for working people and their families in New Zealand.

South Pacific Nurses Forum (SPNF)

South Pacific Nurses Forum (SPNF) logoThe South Pacific Nurses Forum was formed in 1982 by South Pacific Nurses who were attending the 1980 International Council of Nurses in Los Angeles, USA. the Forum has met in a different location in the South Pacific every two years since then.

Clinical nurses, nurse managers, nurse educators and nurse leaders from across the South Pacific attend the Forum to discuss and debate key issues of importance to nurses and nursing.