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Call for 2020 NZMSA President and Vice Presidents

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Dear NZMSA Members, NZMSA is now in the process of calling for 2019 NZMSA President, Vice President Internal (VPI) and Vice President External (VPE). These roles are elected by the Executive in accordance with the NZMSA Constitution which can be found on our website. Ideal candidates for the President and Vice-President roles will display strong […]

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Call for 2020 NZMSA Officers

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Dear NZMSA Members, In 2013, the NZMSA trialled a new “Officer” structure, whereby skill-specific roles were developed to improve the way NZMSA advocates and organises events on behalf of medical students. Since this new structure has been implemented Officers have produced outstanding work and excellent events for New Zealand medical students. Overall, we found that […]

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NZMSA Statement on Christchurch Terror Attack 15/3/19

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The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association is deeply shocked by the terrorist attack in Christchurch on Friday 15 March. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by this horrific event, particularly those in our medical student community of Islamic faith. The University of Otago believes that all of the medical students based at Christchurch […]

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Nominations Open for 2018 New Zealand Medical Teaching Award

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The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) are delighted to announce the second annual of the annual New Zealand Medical Teaching Award. The award aims to recognise the positive impact that many doctors have—through their commitment to teaching and the Hippocratic Oath—and to encourage the development of a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement on NZNO Industrial Action

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RE: Nursing strike Dear Members, The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) acknowledges the New Zealand Nurses Organisation decision to go ahead with strike action on July the 12th as part of their ongoing negotiations with the District Health Boards. Many of our members have spent time in understaffed wards, and seen the challenging conditions […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Student Loan Cap Lifted To 10EFTS For Medicine

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Joint Press Release – NZMSA and Te Oranga STUDENT LOAN CAP LIFTED TO 10EFTS FOR MEDICINE NZMSA (New Zealand Medical Students’ Association) and Te Oranga (Māori Medical Students’ Association Aotearoa) warmly congratulate the government on their announcement to extend the life-time limit on student loan borrowing to 10 EFTS for programmes such as medicine. “We […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

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This is to advise of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association. The AGM will be held on the 27th of July at the University of Otago, Wellington School of Medicine. Room: C02/C05 (subject to change) All members are welcome to attend. During the meeting we will vote in the […]