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    • Membership: Benefits of joining NZNO & how to become a member. Membership of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation is open to all people involved in nursing and other health professionals in New Zealand. We are both a union and professional organisation.
      • Join Now: To join please download the hard copy membership form, complete and return to NZNO.
      • Why Join?: NZNO is both a professional association and trade union, one of the biggest and strongest in New Zealand because of our active membership.
      • Who can join
      • Fees: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is committed to continuing to provide credible, relevant and quality benefits to our members.
      • Benefits: In addition to the practical advice and guidance available to NZNO members, we are proud to offer a benefit package of genuine deals that are generally not available to the public.
      • Update your details: If your circumstances have changed it is important that you inform NZNO of your updated details.
      • Indemnity : Information on indemnity insurance; cover for defending accusations or claims against you that relate to your profession. Information on this page answers the following questions: What is Indemnity Insurance? Why do you need cover? Who is covered? What is the extent of cover?
    • Resources
      • NZNO Publications: NZNO produces a variety of publications to keep members informed and up to date about current issues. These publications have all been produced using resources that have been paid for by our members. Many can be downloaded immediately others may be ordered and some bear a small fee.
      • Kai Tiaki: Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand is NZNO's monthly journal, posted directly to over 46,000 NZNO members.
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        • Subscribe: Full NZNO members receive Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand as part of their membership benefits package. Non members can subscribe for a fee - details on this page.
        • About Kai Tiaki: Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand is the major New Zealand publisher of clinical, research and feature articles on nursing.
        • Editorial team: Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand is jointly edited by Anne Manchester and Teresa O'Connor.
        • Advertise: Information on how to contact the magazine's advertising manager to place an advertisement in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand.
        • Article guidelines: Guidelines for writers submitting to Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand - the monthly journal of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.
        • Recent issues: The cover, table of contents and a content summary of recent issues are available to provide a taste of what Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand has to offer.
        • Report guidelines: Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand wants to ensure that all NZNO national and regional section conferences, seminars and other important gatherings are reported in the magazine.
        • Kai Tiaki Nursing Research: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) launched Kai Tiaki Nursing Research an annual nursing research journal in June 2010. Kai Tiaki Nursing Research is an internationally double blinded peer reviewed research journal. It publishes original, full length research manuscripts.
        • CPD4nurses: Continuing professional development. This initiative launched in the February 2011 issue of Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. Each month a new article is linked to a website with questions and reflection points to develop your nursing practice.
      • Library: NZNO members and staff are welcome to borrow material from the library. This service is free.
        • Library home
        • New journal
        • Researching a topic: The NZNO library is for the use of NZNO member and staff and members, including nursing students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
        • Latest books: Recent additions to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation library collection.
        • Library e-newsletter: Keep up to date with NZNO's free weekly online library newsletter.
        • Online journals: NZNO membership includes access to online journals, searchable databases and other library resources, including recent Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand articles.
        • Resource Lists: Library holdings are listed under various topics, in lieu of an online catalogue.
        • Theses: The NZNO Library in Wellington includes a collection of thesis and research material. This material is reference only due to its uniqueness.
      • Research: The NZNO conducts research, providing evidence that informs and strengthens the activities and leadership of NZNO.
      • Changing Attitudes
      • Media Kit: Dealing with the Media: NZNO guide to maximising media opportunities. A booklet to help NZNO members get the most out of interactions with the media and get their key message across.
      • Professional portfolio: The NZNO has developed a professional development tool that encourages nurses and midwives to reflect on their practice and professional development.
      • Whānau ora: Whānau ora
    • Support
    • Get Involved
    • Groups: NZNO’s speciality groups & membership structures. An alphabetical listing of New Zealand Nurses Organisation's speciality groups and membership structures, including our colleges and sections.
      • Colleges: Benefits of belonging to an NZNO national section or college.
        • Aotearoa College of Diabetes Nurses: ACDN Upcoming events, diabetes nurse accreditation process and other items of interest to Diabetes Nurse Specialists
        • Cancer Nurses College: The Cancer Nurses Section encompasses a wide ranging group of nurses with an interest in the care of the person with cancer. This area may include the disciplines of oncology, haematology, paediatrics, surgery, community and rural health, research, education, management and health promotion and palliative care.
        • College of Emergency Nurses: CENNZ College of Emergency Nurses New Zealand
        • Perioperative Nurses College: The Perioperative Nurses College of NZNO is the professional organisation of perioperative nurses in New Zealand. We are affiliated to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and promote excellence in nursing practice in the pre-, intra- and postoperative care of patients.
          • AORN: AORN
          • Aesthetic Nurses: Aesthetic Nurses Group: The Aesthetic Nurse performs cosmetic enhancing treatments.
          • Awards: The Perioperative Nurses College (NZNO) adminsters several awards to support study, education or professional development in the field of perioperative nursing.
          • Conferences & Events: Important dates for Perioperative Nurses College members to note
          • Join Us : Information about joining the Perioperative Nurses College. Benefits of membership and the application process.
          • MINNZ: PNC Medical Imaging Nurses New Zealand (MINNZ)
          • Standards: PNC Standards
          • Registered Nurse Assistant to the Anaesthetist
          • Regional Updates: PNC Perioperative Nurses College Regional updates
          • The Dissector: PNC The Dissector, the journal of the Perioperative Nurses College
          • PNC Home: Perioperative Nurses College home
        • College of Primary Health Care Nurses: Welcome to the New Zealand College of Primary Health Care Nurses web pages
          • CPHCN Conference 2014: NZCPHCN Conference Info
          • Research: Research of interest to primary health care nurses
          • Regional Networks: Details of upcoming regional forums and contacts for the College of Primary Health Care Nurses
          • Executive: Find out more about College of Primary Health Care Nurses Executive Committee Members and their role
          • PDRP: Information about accreditation and professional development for primary health care nurses.
          • Standing Committees: Find out more about the College of Primary Health Care Nurses Standing Committees
          • Resources: The NZ College of Primary Health Care Nurses Documents
          • CPHCN Assessors Only: Resources to assist assessors with their role. Restricted access - log on required.
          • CPHCN Committee Members Only: Resources for College of Primary Health Care Nurses Committee Members Only - Log on required
        • Neonatal Nurses College: Neonatal Nurses College Aotearoa (NZNO) supports and encourages New Zealand neonatal nurses, providing networking and educational opportunities.
        • Infection Prevention & Control: Infection Prevention & Control Nurses College
      • Sections: Sections
        • Children & Young People: The Nurses for Children and Young People of Aotearoa section promotes co-operation and sharing of knowledge among nurses concerned with the health of children, young people and their families - both in hospital and community settings.
        • Critical Care Nurses: The Critical Care Nurses' Section is representative of professional Critical Care Nursing in New Zealand and endeavours to encourage, support and promote members working in these areas.
        • NZNO Nurse Managers New Zealand: NZNO Nurse Managers New Zealand section is open to a wide variety of nurse managers and leaders, recognising that they are professional providers of clinical management and integral members of the nursing workforce and the health service management team.
          • About us: Duty and Clinical Nurse Managers Section - our vision, mission, objectives and logo.
          • Committee Members: Profiles of the Duty and Clinical Nurse Manager Section Committee Members
          • Conferences and Events: Duty and Clinical Nurse Managers Conferences and Events
          • Education: Web links to education based sites for Nursing Leadership and Management
          • Forum: NZNO Nurse Managers New Zealand Discussion Forum
          • Newsletters: DCNM Duty and Clinical Nurse Managers Section - Newsletters
          • Photo Album
          • Resources and Links: Resources and Links relating to Nursing Leadership and Management
        • Enrolled Nurses: The NZNO National Enrolled Nurse Section provides Enrolled Nurses and Nurse Assistants with an excellent opportunity to get valuable support and to share information and concerns. The section promotes the professional, educational and economic welfare of all Enrolled Nurses and Nurse Assistants.
        • Gastroenterology : Membership of the Gastroenterology Section of NZNO provides the opportunity to network, receive the journal "The Tube", access a Travel/Education Fund, attend the Annual General Meeting and attend Conference.
          • Committee: New Zealand Gastroentergology Nurses Section committee
          • Conferences & events: Gastroenterology Nurses Section conferences and events
          • Discussion: NZ Gastroenterology Nurses Section discussion board
          • Education fund: NZ Gastroenterology Nurses Section Education fund
          • National projects: National projects related to Gastroenterology Nursing
          • Publications: NZNO Gastroenterology Nurses Section publications
          • Regional contacts: Regional contacts for the Gastroenterology Nurses Section
          • The Tube: The Journal of the NZNO Gastroentergology Nurses Section
        • Gerontology : The National Gerontology Nurses Section promotes Aging well. Gerontology nurses utilise specialist nursing knowledge and judgment to provide competent care for older people in health rehabilitation and palliative care across the care continuum.
          • Resources: Resources for NZNO Gerontology section
          • Conferences & Events: NGS National Gerontology Section conferences
          • Newsletter: Newsletters produced by the National Gerontology Section for their members
          • Scholarships: Study Grant available from the National Gerontology Section
        • Flight Nurses: The Flight Nurses Association began in recognition of the need for standardisation, education and training of flight nurse practices. The Association now has over 300 members.
          • About us: NZFNA Our background, vision and objectives.
          • Conferences: NZ Flight Nurses Association conferences
          • Committee: NZFNA NZ Flight Nurses Association committee
          • Education: NZFNA NZ Flight Nurses Association education
          • Magazine: NZFNA NZ Flight Nurses Association newsletter
          • Photo Gallery: NZFNA Photo Gallery
          • Publications: NZFNA NZ Flight Nurses Association publications
          • Scholarship: NZFNA NZ Flight Nurses Association scholarship
        • Mental Health Nurses : The specialty professional section of NZNO dedicated to the provision of leadership, education and professional development of mental health nursing in New Zealand/Aotearoa.
          • About us: MHS Our vision, objectives, strategic plan and mission statement.
          • Committee: MHS Mental Health Nurses Section committee
          • Conferences: MHS Mental Health Nurses Section conferences
          • Newsletter: MHS Mental Health Nurses Section newsletter
          • Useful links: MHS Useful links and websites for Mental Health Nurses
        • Nursing Research : Nursing Research Section is a special interest group for NZNO members working or interested in nursing research and maintains an online database of New Zealand Nursing Research.
          • Clinical Trials Research Nurses: Nurses who are employed as research coordinators facilitating clinical trials are welcomed and will find items of interest here.
          • Committee: The current members of the Nursing Research Section national committee with contact details, photos and profiles.
          • Conferences: Details of the upcoming NRS Conference 2012
          • Discussion: Online discussion forum hosted by the Nursing Research Section
          • Minutes: Recent and past Nursing Research Section committee meeting minutes
          • Newsletter: Recent and past Nursing Research Section (NZNO) Newsletters
          • Nursing Research Database: The Nursing Research Database is an index includes published and unpublished nursing research that has been undertaken by New Zealand nurses on nursing from January 1999 to today.
        • Pacific Nursing : Warm Pacific Greetings to the NZNO Pacific Nursing Section web pages! If you are a Pacific Island nurse, or a nurse caring for Pacific Islanders, you'll find support here.
        • Respiratory Nurses : Respiratory Nurses
          • About us: RNS Our logo, philosophy and objectives.
          • Committee: RNS Respiratory Nurses Section committee
          • Conferences: RNS Respiratory Nurses Section conferences
          • Membership: RNS Respiratory Nurses Section membership
          • Newsletter: RNS Respiratory Nurses Section newsletter
          • Publications: RNS Respiratory Nurses Section publications
        • Stomal Therapy : The Stomal Therapy Section (NZNO) aims to be the recognised professional organisation for all Stomal Therapy nurses in New Zealand.
        • Womens Health: The Women's Health Section (NZNO) will be the key driving force to ensure all women in Aotearoa/New Zealand will receive optimum healthcare in relation to women’s health issues.
      • NERF: The Nursing Education Research Foundation (NERF) supports nurses, midwives and students of nursing with grants and scholarships.
      • Te Runanga: Te Runanga (TR) is the arm of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) that represents the concerns and interests of our Māori members. TR leads NZNO in all issues pertaining to Māori as well as contributing to the wider interests of NZNO.
      • National Student Unit: The National Student Unit (NSU) represents the student members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). Read more about National Student Unit here
        • About us: The National Student Unit (NSU) represents the student members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). Read more about National Student Unit Objectives, Structure and Role on these pages
        • Contact us: Contact information for the National Student Unit (NZNO)
        • National Committee : Student delegates work within the polytechnics and universities. In consultation with the local students' association, they provide representation to NZNO members.
        • Join NSU: Information about joining the National Student Unit (NSU) and the benefits membership includes.
        • Meetings: National Student Unit Committee Meetings
        • NSU Home: NSU Home
      • Health Sectors: Information for members working in the health sector: Aged Care, District Health Board, Private Hospitals and Hospices, Primary Health Care
        • Health Sector Groups
        • Primary Health Care: Updates for members working in the primary health care sector in New Zealand, including MECA bargaining.
        • Private Health/Hospice: A newsletter for NZNO members working in the private health sector
        • DHB: Latest District Health Board (DHB) Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) Bargaining
        • Fair Share for Aged Care: Fair Share is a campaign to win fair pay and decent conditions in aged care through collective bargaining.
      • Networks: NZNO's Professional Nursing Advisors work towards establishing and maintaining networks in key nursing and health agencies, at local and national levels.
        • Midwives: Midwifery Network. On these pages you'll find items of professional interest to midwives.
        • Health Benefits Ltd: Health Benefits Limited (HBL) has been established to facilitate and lead initiatives for reducing administrative, support and procurement costs within the health sector. HBL is establishing Clinical Advisory Groups (CAGs) to provide advice, subject matter expertise and support to HBL in regard to specific projects.
        • NP Mentor Programme: Information for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Clinicians and others in Advanced Nursing Practice.
        • NPAC-NZ: The focus of Nurse Practitioner Advisory Committee of New Zealand (NPAC-NZ) is to work with the profession and the Nursing Council of New Zealand on matters relating to the registration of Nurse Practitioners and the development of the Nurse Practitioner model in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
        • National Nursing Consortium
        • Out@Work: Out@Work network was set up in 2000 as the Council of Trade Union's network for lesbian, gay, takataapui, bisexual, intersex, transgender and fa'afafine union members.
      • Regional Councils: NZNOs geographical groupings setup to ensure that members are informed about and consulted on, matters of common interest and importance.
    • About Us: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is a professional and industrial organisation representing approximately 46,000 members in all areas of the health service. Learn more about what we do and how to contact us here.
      • Governance: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is working towards a true bicultural partnership, guided in this process by Te Runanga o Aotearoa. This will ensure that Mäori members have a voice in the formation of NZNO’s policy at all levels. The NZNO Board of Directors is the managing committee of NZNO, which discusses national strategies and directions. Te Runanga o Aotearoa is our Mäori membership who lead the organisation in the development and implementation of issues Mäori.
      • Affiliations: NZNO is affiliated with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU).
      • History: A brief timeline outlining the history of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, from the formation of the Nurses' Association in 1905 to the current day.
      • Vacancies: Current advertised staff vacancies at the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.
      • People: The staff of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation operate under three service areas: Professional, Industrial and Business. Learn more about their roles and responsibilities here.
        • Industrial Services Team: NZNO's Industrial Services team assists with collective agreement negotiations, workplace conditions and issues including campaigning for workers rights
        • Professional Services Team: NZNO's Professional Services team provide support and leadership with clinical development
        • Business Services Team: NZNO's Business Service team undertake the financial and administrative functions for the organisation
      • Mission: Freed to care, proud to nurse - the New Zealand Nurses Organsiation's vision statement and mission.
      • Contact Us: Contact Us
      • Financial Statements: Financial Statements
      • NZNO Policy: NZNO members can log on to view key policy documents.
      • Media Releases: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation produces media releases on topics of concern to nurses, midwives and the greater healthcare community.