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NZNO sections and colleges

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) sections and colleges comprise of groups of members with a focus on a specific field of nursing.

In February 2010 NZNO adopted a strategic framework for future development of NZNO special interest groups, which you can read in full below.

  • National sections relating to a clinical specialty practice will move towards meeting the criteria to become a clinical college.
  • National sections which represent a membership or role classification will remain as a section.
  • New groups of members will be either directed to an existing clinical college or form as a virtual network.

NZNO National Sections, Colleges and Virtual Networks: a framework for future development (PDF)

Benefits of belonging to an NZNO national section or college

Our sections and colleges:

  • provide expert knowledge and advice to the government and other national bodies.
  • participate in the development of evidence-based guidelines and specialty competencies.
  • advance practice through policy and professional development opportunities.
  • keep you informed through newsletters and publications.

You can be part of this!

As an NZNO member you can join up to two sections or colleges related to your practice.

Join now!