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About Kaitiaki Nursing New Zealand

Kaitiaki Nursing New Zealand is the major New Zealand publisher of clinical, research and feature articles on nursing.

It is also a journal of record of NZNO affairs. Kaitiaki Nursing New Zealand publishes material supplied by a number of sources.

These may be:

  • news or feature articles written by the co-editors, NZNO staff, members, unionistsor commissioned outsiders
  • clinical or research articles submitted by NZNO members or other practitioners,usually nursing, in specialised fields
  • letters to the editor
  • advertising copy.

Kai Tiaki is the incorrect spelling of Kaitiaki which is te reo for carer or guardian. The name Kai Tiaki was used from the time the magazine was first published in 1908, until it was officially changed to Kaitiaki in 2022, It is unclear whether the original name was adopted with the mandate of tangata whenua.