Changing the system

We're building a simpler and more coordinated health system that will support all New Zealanders to live better and longer.
  • Te Pae Tata Interim Health Plan 2022

    Te Pae Tata sets out the first two years of health system transformation to improve the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.
  • Workforce initiatives

    Our health workforce is critical to the continued delivery of healthcare services for our communities.
  • News and updates

    The latest news and updates on our work and the progress of Aotearoa's health system reforms.

We care about health care professionals

We're here to help health and care professionals get the support they need to do their mahi.
  • Nurses

    A range of initiatives are underway to retain and increase our nursing workforce.
  • Overseas doctors

    Two new initiatives are targeted at qualified overseas doctors allowing them to apply for roles in NZ that will lead to full registration as a doctor.
  • Voluntary Bonding Scheme

    The Voluntary Bonding Scheme rewards health professionals who register and work in hard-to-staff professions, communities and specialties.
  • Jobs

    Looking for a new challenge in a dynamic sector? There are jobs available across Aotearoa.
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Understand your healthcare options

Find out where you and your whānau can go for healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand.