November 22, 2022
An unexpected period of living rough while on his OE, gave Grant Brookes a taste of “how the other half lives” and deepened his drive to advocate for human rights. As part of a series on the NZNO board directors, Brookes spoke to Kaitiaki about his story.
Read more... Academia, activism and nursing – the triple strands of Grant Brookes’ world
November 14, 2022
Nursing offered an escape route from rural poverty, and a way to help her community. As part of a series on the NZNO board directors, Margaret Hand spoke to Kaitiaki about her story.
Read more... Working at a factory, getting pregnant — or nursing
October 26, 2022
Rotorua practice nurse manager Tracey Morgan shares her story, and goals for the NZNO Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa board, as part of a series on the newly elected directors who met for the first time this week.
Read more... ‘I always thought you had to be rich . . . and Māori couldn’t be nurses’
October 21, 2022
In the third part of a series on NZNO’s board members, Tauranga nurse Anamaria Watene says she finds solace in her marae, Tahuwhakatiki, and sacred local mountain, Mauao, when challenges such as racial prejudice become too much.
Read more... ‘The key performance indicator I have to meet is with my people’
October 10, 2022
In the second of a series of profiles of the incoming NZNO board, Kaitiaki speaks to Wairarapa nurse practitioner Lucy McLaren.
Read more... ‘ED has become so dangerous and unsafe that I personally needed to move out’
September 30, 2022
In a new series, Kaitiaki gets to know our board. Kicking it off, we spoke to novice board member Saju Cherian who was inspired to become a nurse by his late wife Shanty.
Read more... Saju was six months into his nursing degree when tragedy struck
September 13, 2022
Student members say NZNO is “leading by example” by granting free membership to nursing students.
Read more... Free NZNO membership for nursing students ‘an example for Government’
August 3, 2022
Nominations were called for the NZNO Board of Directors on 17 June and closed at 12 noon, Friday 15 July 2022.
- As there were more than seven nominations received for the seven vacancies on the Board, an election is required.
- The following article contains the candidate profiles and photos of the candidates standing for the Board positions.
- Please note that while the candidates are listed in alphabetical order by surname in this article, candidate names are listed in random order on the voting paper.
- The profiles have been provided by each candidate and are unedited by Kaitiaki. Co-editors accept no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the statements as supplied by the candidates.
Read more... 12 candidates standing in NZNO board of directors elections 2022