Welcome to the Nursing Council of New Zealand. This site is designed to provide information to the public, and to help employers and nurses find guidelines, resources and publications relating to nursing practice, the code of conduct and annual practising certificates. The Nursing Council's role and responsibilities are outlined in the  Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. We encourage the public to use this website and to send us your feedback. 

  • Fees consultation

    08 January 2015

    The Council has recently undertaken a review of the processing costs relating to applications received from Internationally Qualified Nurses (IQNs)

  • Errors with printed APC cards

    24 December 2014

    It has come to the notice of the Nursing Council that, due to an error made by our card supplier,  some APC cards have been sent to the wrong nurse.  The Nursing Council sincerely regrets this error and apologises for any inconvenience caused. 

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