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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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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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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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New general practice wage funding welcome move in right direction

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa  (NZNO) welcomes today’s announcement by Health Minister Ayesha Verrall that general practice, community and other nurses outside of Te Whatu Ora will be included in new funding to reduce pay disparities from...

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Leaked staff survey shows focus change needed at Te Whatu Ora

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 5 April 2023 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it is not surprised that a leaked staff survey shows widespread lack of confidence that Te Whatu Ora restructuring will be of any benefit. The...

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Primary Health Care nurses to rally today

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 29 August 2022 Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) will be holding public rallies today in five main centres to call on the Government to ensure Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (formerly the...

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2700 heartfelt pleas to Health Minister by members of NZNO

Embargoed until 12.30pm, 20 July 2022 New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 20 July 2022 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it received more than 2700 responses (in just two days) after inviting members to send a message to the...

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NZNO promises to 'go hard' for nursing with new campaign

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 11 May 2022 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it will be launching a new campaign tomorrow through which it intends to win the political and resourcing commitments needed to address the nursing...

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Open letter to PM expresses nurses’ disappointment at having to consider further industrial action

New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 6 October 2020 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has today sent an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asking why her Government has shown no urgency in helping find the money to provide pay parity for its Primary Health Care...

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Direct Media Enquiries To:

Please send all media requests in writing to media@nzno.org.nz.

NZNO communications and media advisors are:

Karen Howarth
karen.howarth@nzno.org.nz
027 725 2680  |  04 494 8242

Samesh Mohanlall
samesh.mohanlall@nzno.org.nz
021 240 3420  |  04 494 6839

Support and member enquiries: 0800 28 38 48 or nurses@nzno.org.nz