Eligibility for Publicly Funded Health Services

Travelling to New Zealand is exciting, fun and absolutely breath taking! BUT, as part of your travel itinerary, please write in red: TRAVEL INSURANCE. The New Zealand healthcare system has this concept called eligibility  which gives a person a right to be considered for publicly funded health or disability services (ie free or subsidized).  Having said… Continue reading Eligibility for Publicly Funded Health Services

Useful Web Links for your NZ Adventure

Congratulations on your big move to NZ! Whether you are here for a while or for the long haul, here are some interesting websites which may help you along the way. *  * Ranked randomly, 1. NZ Immigration– https://www.immigration.govt.nz/ 2.  Nursing Council of New Zealand–  http://www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/ 3. New Zealand Nurses Organization– http://www.nzno.org.nz/ 4. Inland Revenue– http://www.ird.govt.nz/ 5. New… Continue reading Useful Web Links for your NZ Adventure

Internationally Qualified Nurses: Competence Assessment Programme

If you are reading this post, then I am assuming you have received the Decision Letter from Nursing Council of New Zealand to enroll in a Competence Assessment Program which will then allow you to apply for a NZ Nursing Registration.  If you are not familiar with the registration process for Internationally Qualified Nurses (IQN) then… Continue reading Internationally Qualified Nurses: Competence Assessment Programme

Internationally Qualified Nurses: The Application Process

Are you a Registered Nurse thinking of working in New Zealand? Then this blog post is definitely for you! In order to practice in NZ, you will obviously need a New Zealand Nursing Registration/License (Practicing Certificate).    For registered nurses in Australia, they may apply to the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) for registration… Continue reading Internationally Qualified Nurses: The Application Process

Different Visas Available in New Zealand

There are 6 types of visa available in New Zealand: Visit/Tourist Work Study For family relatives Business/Investments Residence On the other hand, the application process can be best simplified by these 4 steps: Gather your documents Submit your application Wait for visa decision Arrive in New Zealand To further find out which visa best suit… Continue reading Different Visas Available in New Zealand