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. 

  • IQN applications - processing delay

    14 February 2018

    We're currently processing a lot of applications for international registrations, and processing these is taking longer than usual.

    New Zealand registrations and APC renewals are not affected by this delay.

  • Are your details up to date?

    26 January 2018

    Happy New Year! Now’s a great time to check we have your correct details on file, especially your email address so we can send you APC reminders. Send your changes to NZnurse@nursingcouncil.org.nz

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