- Nurses in New Zealand
- Developments in nursing
- Nursing leadership
Working as a nurse in New Zealand
New Zealand offers unique opportunities for registered nurses to practice in a diverse range of nursing practice areas, in a variety of settings.
You can also work as a nurse manager, in nurse education, as a nurse researcher or as a nurse practitioner.
In this section
- Registered nurses who have gained their registration outside New Zealand must apply to the Nursing Council of New Zealand to practice in New Zealand. Read more
- The Nursing Council assesses applicants individually. There is no system of reciprocal registration or enrolment, except for Australian applicants. Read more
- Overseas nurses wishing to work in New Zealand may need to apply to the New Zealand Immigration Service for a work visa. Read more
- New Zealand offers a huge variety of recreational, cultural and leisure experiences. This page lists websites on living and working in New Zealand. Read more