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Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, 
College of Child & Youth Nurses (CCYN) 
Biennial Symposium 2023 

Registrations are open
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Date    Friday, 3 November 2023
Time    08:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue  Marion Davis Library, 32 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

Ko ahau te taiao Ko te taiao ko ahau…
I am the environment, and the environment is me…


     Call for Abstracts now open

for the 

         Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, CCYN Biennial Symposium 2023

The Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, CCYN organising committee invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at their biennial symposium being held on Friday, 3 November 2023 in Auckland.


Ko ahau te taiao Ko te taiao ko ahau…
I am the environment, and the environment is me…

Abstract Submission Instructions

Consideration factors
Presentations focused on the symposium theme, and specifically child & youth health are preferred. Whilst the theme is open to interpretation and could encompass different concepts & contexts, the audience will predominantly include nurses working in child & youth health. 

Presentation details
Oral presentations will be up to 15 minutes in person at the symposium venue and five minutes discussion time. Online presentations will not be considered. 

Friday, 15 September 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Word Limit 
A maximum of 300 words.

Please ensure your abstract is in Microsoft Word, with Arial 10 pt font and is not bigger than one A4 page.

Applicants will be emailed by Monday, 2 October 2023 if their abstract has been accepted/ declined. Successful applicants must confirm their acceptance of the abstract offer by Monday, 9 October 2023, and register to attend the symposium, if not already.

Upon abstract acceptance, NZNO will organise a complimentary symposium registration for up to two presenters. Additional expenses will be the applicant’s responsibility.

Abstracts must be submitted to using the Tapuhitia Ngā Mokopuna Mō Apōpō, CCYN Abstract Submisson Form

Please also direct any queries or questions to


For other events that may be of interest, click the NZNO calendar.

Past events


Date:      01 November 2022
Time:     15:00
Venue:   Western Institute of Technology @ Taranaki (WITT)
               20 Bell Street, Welbourn, New Plymouth
               Room B302 and Zoom (Zoom link - refer to email sent to members on 28 October)

2022 CCYN AGM Agenda

Paediatric Society Virtual Conference

Date      2-4 November 2021
Where  online
Further information

CCYN 2021 AGM and Symposium

AGM: Thursday, 23 September 2021, 17:00-19:00 on Zoom
Symposium: Friday, 24 September 2021, 08:30-16:00, online.

Presentations from previous CCYN Symposiums
Presentation Author/ Presenter
Changing your perspective Alison Leversha 
Jade speaks up Elaine Dyer 
Kind hands Respite Care Cottage 
The lived experience of paediatric nurses caring for children with non-accidental head injuries  Kirsty Gibbs
Maternal infant health: innovation in education Michelle Adams 
Margaret May Blackwell Fellowship Sharon Cassidy 
Child Health & Poverty in NZ - A way forward Professor Innes Asher 
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