To advocate for a resilient nursing workforce cohesively leading equitable healthcare outcomes across Aotearoa.


  • To contribute to and promote equity and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Represent nursing leadership at national and international levels.
  • To provide an effective communication network for members including listening and responding to feedback.
  • To support the development of nursing leaders in a variety of ways including coaching and mentoring, conferences, forums and scholarships.
  • Increase membership of existing and aspiring nurse leaders to this section.


The NZNO Nursing Leadership Section, NZNO Tapuhi Mana Whakatipu is a professional section of NZNO dedicated to sound nursing management and leadership to:

  • Guide and support the development of resourceful Nursing Leaders
  • Encourage nurses to become innovative and sustainable in the delivery of equitable healthcare.


Why join?

Nursing Leadership Section members have access to:

  1. Specialist conferences and events
  2. Education and grants
  3. Newsletters and resources
  4. Mentorship and coaching
  5. The Section committee.