Two new nurse directors at Starship Child health will be helping to address health inequity for Māori by championing Māori health and leading Te Tiriti across nursing, as the paediatric health prov
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New model for international nurses to register in Aotearoa announced
Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa (The Nursing Council of New Zealand) has announced a new model for registering nurses who have gained qualifications outside New Zealand, and plans to introduce inter
Primary care nurses rally over 'unfair and unjust' funding disparities- Nuku
Demonstrations are taking place across the motu today as primary care nurses hold rallies in five centres over pay issues with Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand - formerly the DHBs.
4000 nurses needed to fill staffing void as new health service starts
Goodbye 20 district health boards. From tomorrow New Zealand’s health system is merged into one service with some co-governance from Māori.
Nurses put pay equity deal on ice
The battle for pay equity in nursing took a u-turn today as Health Minister Andrew Little said the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) had backed out of the agreed process.
Pay gap widens for nurses working for Māori providers
As District Health Board nurses celebrate reaching a settlement in pay equity, Māori nurses who choose to work for a Māori health provider are still being paid 25% less.
DHB nurses gain big wage boost but others miss out
While nurses have accepted their employer district health boards' latest offer, for an immediate $5,800 pay rise, to their base salaries, nurses in other organisations will miss out.
Nurses face chronic understaffing and consider leaving the job
They've been called the backbone of our healthcare system, but New Zealand nurses are tired, feeling unsafe at work, and increasingly wanting to leave.
Nurses feel unsafe after government exemption around close contacts
Close contact nurses working underscores DHB staffing issues.
Government approves funding for pay equity for nurses
The deal is said, by Health Minister Andrew Little, to be worth "hundreds of millions of dollars a year."