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Government’s pre-election Pay Parity promise will need increased Budget funding

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 16 May 2024 On 27 September 2023, during a televised pre-election leaders’ debate, Christopher Luxon said that regardless of whether nurses work in aged care, general practice or “the DHB equivalent system”, they should be paid...

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Nurses to rally across New Zealand calling for increased health funding in Budget 2024

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 8 May 2024 Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation NZNO Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa will be holding public rallies at more than 20 locations tomorrow (Thursday 9 May), as part of NZNO’s national Day of Action 2024. The...

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Government pay equity proposal a blow for women and community health

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 2 May 2024 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation NZNO Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) say the Government’s proposal, announced today, to disestablish the Pay Equity Taskforce within Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission is...

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Government not vigorous enough in growing nurses to achieve health targets

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 8 March 2024 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it’s great the Government has announced five new health targets, but wonders how they will be met without a full nursing workforce that is...

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Nursing student survey report shows training system costing us nurses

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 16 February 2024 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) has released a report on its 2023 Student Survey showing that nursing students face significant barriers to completing their studies, particularly...

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Te Whatu Ora must stop unjustly delaying pay equity for 65,000 care and support workers

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA), E tū, and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) are calling on Te Whatu Ora to stop interfering in the Care and Support Workers’ Pay Equity claim that has left 65,000 underpaid...

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