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NZNO Protests Cancelled After DHBs Agree To Pre-Christmas Pay Outs

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 12:48 pm | NZNO

Member-led protest action by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) at three district health board (DHB) head offices, planned for today, has been called off. The protest action at the corporate offices of Canterbury, West Coast and Waikato ... More >>

NZNO Urges Booster Shots For Frontline And Vulnerable

Wednesday, 3 November 2021, 3:55 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) wants a programme of COVID-19 booster shots for frontline workers and vulnerable populations put in place as soon as possible. NZNO Industrial Services Manager Glenda Alexander said the first vaccinations started ... More >>

International Day Of Older Persons A Reminder Of Change Needed In Aged Care Sector

Friday, 1 October 2021, 12:20 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says the International Day of Older Persons, held each year on 1 October, is an important time to celebrate our elders by making sure they are safe, respected and well cared for. One crucial way to do this is to ... More >>

NZNO Welcomes Residency Pathway Announcement

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 2:09 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes Immigration Minister Hon Kris Faafoi’s one-off residence pathway for working migrants currently living in Aotearoa New Zealand announced today. An estimated 5000 of these are health and aged care ... More >>

NZNO Award Of Honour Recognises Invaluable Enrolled Nurse Leader

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 12:05 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to announce that the 2021 NZNO Award of Honour (presented every two years) has been awarded to Waikato-based nurse Leonie Metcalfe. The prestigious Award of Honour recognises long-standing NZNO ... More >>

NZNO concerned for nurse wellbeing in renewed COVID climate

Friday, 20 August 2021, 10:23 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned for the emotional and physical wellbeing of nurses, midwives, health care assistants and kaimahi hauora because of the strain put on them by the community resurgence of COVID-19. More >>

Nurses Back Midwives

Monday, 9 August 2021, 12:13 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) stands in solidarity with Midwifery Employee Representation and Advisory Service (MERAS) members’ strike action. Hospital midwives with the MERAS union will begin a series of rolling strikes today starting in Northland, ... More >>

NZNO Members Approve Three More Strikes

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 3:48 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says its 30,000 members working in DHBs have voted in favour of three more strikes: July 29/30 (24 hours), August 19 (8 hours), September 9/10 (24 hours). The strike ballot closed at 12 Noon today. NZNO lead advocate ... More >>

NZNO Rūnanga And PHARMAC To Recognise Māori Nurses In Fourth Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards

Monday, 17 May 2021, 10:54 am | NZNO

Te Rūnanga o Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa and PHARMAC - Te Pātaka Whaioranga are proud to open submissions for the fourth annual PHARMAC Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards. The Awards, which were first held in 2018, acknowledge the key role Māori nurses ... More >>

NZNO DHB Members Vote To Strike!

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:38 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will be issuing strike notices to the country’s district health boards (DHBs) after its 30,000 members who work in DHBs voted overwhelmingly in favour of an eight-hour strike on 9 June. Lead Advocate and ... More >>

Stand Behind Us On International Nurses Day, Says NZNO

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 9:44 am | NZNO

On the International Day of the Nurse (12 May) the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is asking the people of Aotearoa New Zealand to get behind nurses and all health workers in their struggle for fair pay and safe staffing. NZNO Acting Professional ... More >>

Understaffing’s Dire Impacts On Aged Care Highlighted

Friday, 19 March 2021, 9:21 am | NZNO

Understaffing in the aged care sector in Aotearoa New Zealand is the focus of this year’s Caregivers Week, which starts on Monday 22 March. Understaffing means workers do not have time to provide the best possible care and must often make difficult ... More >>

Family Planning Workers Vote To Strike

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 11:09 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says around 100 of its members working for the Family Planning Association (FPA) as nurses, medical receptionists/administrators and health promoters have voted to strike from 7.00am on 16 February to 7.00am on ... More >>

Te Rūnanga Mourns The Passing Of Tōhuna Tipua Dr Rose Pere

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:49 pm | NZNO

Te Rūnanga o Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nurses Organisation mourns the passing of Dr Rose Pere, revered tōhuna tipua and leader for the revitalisation of indigenous knowledge and life throughout the world. Te Rūnanga Tumu whakarae ... More >>

NZNO Considering Action To Remove Unsafe MIQ Workers

Friday, 13 November 2020, 2:11 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) remains greatly concerned at the lack of action by DHBs, the Ministry of Health and MBIE to protect its members working in Government MIQs. The union and professional organisation is now considering strongly ... More >>

Striking Primary Health Care Workers Just Want Due Respect

Monday, 9 November 2020, 10:39 am | NZNO

Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and administration/reception staff say all they are asking for is their due respect and to receive equal pay with their DHB colleagues for work of equal value. Around 3200 PHC members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation ... More >>

NZNO Escalates Primary Health Care Strike Action

Friday, 23 October 2020, 1:44 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has issued a strike notice today covering some 3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and receptionist/administration staff across more than 500 practices and accident/medical centres nationwide. The first ... More >>

Mediation Last Chance To Avoid Strike, Says NZNO

Friday, 28 August 2020, 2:43 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says mediation, scheduled for 1 September, is the last chance to resolve the impasse that has led to scheduled strike action on 3 September. NZNO issued a strike notice covering some 3200 Primary Health Care ... More >>

De-valuing Of Nursing Deeply Worrying

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:09 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s (NZNO’s) College of Emergency Nurses (CENNZ) says the de-valuing of the nursing role evident in recent moves by the Canterbury DHB (CDHB) are deeply worrying, and that all New Zealanders should be concerned. ... More >>

Primary Health Care Strike Ballot Underway

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 3:04 pm | NZNO

More than 3400 Primary Health Care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 practices and accident and medical centres will commence a ballot for strike action today. The ballot will run until Wednesday 12 August and is for ... More >>