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NZNO Young Nurse of the Year Award

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s (NZNO’s) Young Nurse of the Year Award was presented at the organisation’s annual conference dinner on 19 September in Wellington. For the second time in its five-year history the Award was given to two participants because the judging panel found both...

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Akenehi Hei Award 2018

  Media Release                                                                   13 August 2018   NZNO Te Rūnanga Akenehi Hei Award 2018   At the awards dinner for the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2018, NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku was delighted to present the...

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DHB MECA ratified by members

Media release                                                       7 August 2018      Majority vote to ratify DHB MECA offer The DHB NZNO Multi-Employer Collective Agreement for Nurses, Midwives and healthcare assistants is settled, bringing to an end nearly a year of negotiations....

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NZNO welcomes Safe Staffing Accord

    Media Release                                                      27 July 2018     Safe Staffing Accord – to give top-level assurance   Welcoming the ‘Safe Staffing and Care Capacity Demand Management: Effective Implementation Accord’ Chief Executive Memo Musa says...

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DHB MECA update

    Media Statement                                        18 July 2018                                            NZNO and DHB MECA negotiations update   The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards met in Wellington yesterday to explore options to...

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Members vote online and reject DHB offer

    Media Release                                                                        10 July 2018                                                                                                                                                     Nursing and Midwifery DHB...

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HSQC Survey of mental health staff

    Media release                                                                    5 July 2018     NZNO welcomes Ngā Poutama Oranga Hinengaro     NZNO is encouraging its members to participate in the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s mental health workforce...

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Revised offer to members for online vote

Media Release                                  2 July 2018 NZNO recommends and releases DHB MECA offer Releasing the revised DHB Multi Employer Collective Agreement for Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Assistants, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne said today that the offer achieves...

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Revised offer to members on Monday 2 July

  Media Release                                                                29 June 2018   NZNO announces outcome of Facilitation   Following yesterday and today’s Facilitation as per the Employment Relations Act, the NZNO Negotiation Team has achieved a revised DHB MECA...

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Pharmac sponsor NZNO Māori Nursing Award

    Media release                                                       28 June 2018   Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards for Māori Nurses launched PHARMAC and Te Pōari o Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa/ Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nursing Organisation (NZNO) are pleased to...

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Life preserving Services for 5 July

District Health Boards                                                 NZNO   Joint statement Wednesday 27 June 2018 Life Preserving Services The DHBs and NZNO have been working collaboratively to mitigate risk to patients and staff during industrial action by ensuring staff with...

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NZNO seeking urgent mediation

Media Release           STRICT EMBARGO 1.05pm                                     18 June 2018   NZNO seeking urgent mediation   The latest revised DHB MECA offer has been strongly rejected by NZNO members.  However, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says that as nursing and...

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NZNO condemns violence on first responders

                                                                                      Media Statement                                         8 June 2018   NZNO condemns violence on first responders The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the stand taken by...

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NZNO takes DHB offer to Members

  Media release                                                            31 May 2018 NZNO takes the revised DHB offer to its members NZNO’s DHB MECA negotiating team is today providing its assessment of the revised district health board multi-employer collective agreement (DHB...

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DHB offer release unhelpful

  Media Release                                                  29 May 2018 DHB offer release unhelpful A large number of NZNO District Health Board (DHB) members are distressed and disappointed that the DHB revised multi-employer collective agreement offer was released to the...

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NZNO DHB MECA team has DHB offer

Media Release                                     28 May 2018 NZNO team reviewing DHB offer now Industrial Services Manage Cee Payne has today announced that the NZNO DHB MECA negotiating team received a revised offer from district health boards (DHBs) this afternoon. “The DHBs...

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Nurses vote to strike

Media release 27 May 2018Strict Embargo: 0715hrs MONDAY 28 MayMembers vote to strike but hope for improved DHB OfferNZNO nurses, midwives and health care assistants employed by district health boards (DHBs) have voted in favour of a total withdrawal of labour starting at 0700 hours on...

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Health funding getting back on track

      Media Release                                                                 17 May 2018     No windfall but boost and direction welcome   Chief Executive Memo Musa says today’s government Budget shows commitment to a decent increase in health spending for the...

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Nurses Worldwide Celebrate 12 May

    Media Release                                                            12 May 2018   Health is a New Zealander’s human right   Tomorrow, 12 May, is International Nurses Day. Over 19 million nurses worldwide are using their voice today to call for universal healthcare...

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Blog from Midwife Sarah Gilberston

Today is International Day of the Midwife On Thursday 3rd May midwives from Aotearoa took to the streets in a National Day of Action. Why? Like nurses, midwives are fed up with the chronic underfunding of the maternity system. Despite having launched a Pay Equity claim with the high court in...

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Kaiwhakahaere address UN Forum

  Media release                                                                    1 May 2018   NZNO kaiwhakahaere addressed UN Forum on Indigenous Rights about Māori health workforce issues Back from the mid-April United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights, NZNO...

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Members to get ballot for industrial action

  Media Release EMBARGO 9.30am                                                                            20 April 2018 Members now vote whether or not to strike NZNO DHB members, who are party to the DHB Nurses and Midwifery MECA, receive their strike ballot paper by post and email...

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MECA Panel members confirmed

All District Health Boards           Media Release                                                         13 April 2018     Announcement of independent DHB MECA panel members Following yesterday’s announcement that an independent panel is...

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Panel agreed to by NZNO

Media release                                                12 April 2018   NZNO will proceed with panel to settle the DHB MECA NZNO has decided to proceed with DHB MECA engagement via the Independent Panel process as proposed by Prime Minister. Once the panel has been confirmed and...

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First rally Tuesday 10 April

    Media Release                                                                   9 April 2018   Large turnout expected for Middlemore rally The first NZNO Rally for Health is at Middlemore Hospital tomorrow morning at 6.30am. Nurses are reporting that NZNO members from each...

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Rob Zorn
Communications and Media Advisor

rob.zorn@nzno.org.nz
027 431 2617  |  04 494 8242

Member enquiries: 0800 28 38 48 or nurses@nzno.org.nz