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Advisory: Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2019

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media advisory, 6 August 2019

What: the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2019
When: 9-10 August
Where: Pullman Hotel, Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland)

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku invites media to attend the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2019.

The theme of the conference is “Raising an Army of Māori Nurses”.

The opening address will be given by Annette Sykes at 10:35am on 9 August. A wide range of other speakers will also present over the course of the two days. Details can be found in the conference programme which is available at

Both days of the conference will also be livestreamed to this page.

The Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards will be presented at the Conference dinner on Saturday 10 August. These are jointly awarded by PHARMAC and Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa/NZNO, and are in two categories: Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Prescribing Award; Māori Nurse Mātauranga. The winners will receive a share of $10,000 in each category.


Media inquiries: Rob Zorn, NZNO Media and Communications Advisor: 027 431 2617.

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Please send all media requests in writing to

NZNO communications and media advisors are:

Karen Howarth
027 725 2680  |  04 494 8242

Samesh Mohanlall
021 240 3420  |  04 494 6839

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