Find lots of information about nursing, undergraduate programmes and Māori nursing initiatives around New Zealand.

Studying Nursing

Registered nurses assess, treat, care for and support whānau in hospitals, clinics, residential care facilities and their homes.

Nursing as a career

There are three scopes of nursing practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

New Entry to Practice (NEtP)

The ACE process is the main way new graduate nurses are recruited into their first job

Nursing Organisations

This page identifies some of the key nursing organisations and professional associations

Māori nursing leaders

Ngā mihi ki ngā tapuhi i takoto te huarahi ma matou.

māori portfolio

This ePortfolio is designed for Māori nurses and midwives who wish to create an electronic professional portfolio - kohinga whaiaro to reflect the uniqueness of their practice. Access to this site is free to Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō graduates and nurses or midwives who identify as Māori.