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. 

  • Office summer closure

    21 December 2018

    The Council members and staff of the Nursing Council of New Zealand would like to thank all nurses for their contribution this year.

  • IQN application processing over the summer peroid

    14 December 2018

    We close for summer period on Friday 21 December and reopen on Thursday 3 January. We will still be accepting applications during that period.

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