2023 nominations for the election of Nursing Council members are now open

May 24, 2023

Nominations are now being called for three nurse members to be elected by the nursing profession to the Nursing Council board. Elected members will serve for a period of three years.

Nursing Council of New Zealand Vote 23
Email your letter to: [email protected].
We reserve the right to edit letters for sense and length. Shorter letters (under 400 words) are preferred. Please include address, nursing qualifications and phone number.

Any nurse registered by the council as at 5pm, Tuesday, June 30, 2023, with a current annual practising certificate, may be nominated.


If you are considering standing as a candidate, please read all the nomination material, which is available at www.electionz.com/NC2023resource.

Warwick Lampp of electionz.com Ltd has been appointed deputy returning officer. All nurses enrolled and registered with the council and with an annual practising certificate (voting roll) will be sent election information by [email protected].

The key election dates are:

Nominations open Wednesday 24 May 2023
Nominations close 5:00pm, Friday 30 June 2023
Voting opens Monday 24 July 2023
Voting closes 5:00pm Friday 1 September 2023

Nominations must be received by the deputy returning officer by 5pm on Friday, June 30, 2023.

Nomination documents must include a nomination declaration, biographic sketch, statement to voters, recent photo and duty to disclose form, which is emailed to the deputy returning officer at [email protected] before the close of nominations at 5pm on Friday, June 30, 2023.

Nominations received after this time will not be accepted.

If you require any further information, please call the free phone election helpline on 0800 666 045.

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Warwick Lampp
Deputy Returning Officer
Nursing Council of New Zealand
3/3 Pukaki Road, PO Box 3138,
Christchurch 8140
[email protected], 0800 666 045