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Hello Brother

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Friday the 15th of March marks the darkest hour in New Zealand history. Not only was this an attack on the Muslim community but on the values that make us all kiwi. Let’s spread a message of peace and love in such times. It’s by coming together and helping our neighbours in times of need […]

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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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Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill – NZMSA Summary

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NZMSA has produced a document to help you navigate the proposed changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act Amendment Bill currently going through Select Committee! Take a look at the document here: Misuse-of-Drugs-Amendment-Bill-Summary The Select Committee submissions close on Wednesday,  21 Mar 2018. If you wish to make a submission, you will need to submit it before […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Medical Students Prevented from Finishing

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Press Release – Medical Students Prevented from Finishing A recent study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal found that medical student debt is astonishingly high (1). Compounding this problem the lifetime limit on the student loans means some medical students will be unable to finish their degrees. Postgraduate students are only able to claim […]

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PRESS RELEASE – NZMSA Supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan: Vaccines Save Lives

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PRESS RELEASE – NZMSA Supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan: Vaccines Save Lives The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) supports Dr. Lance O’Sullivan’s comments that promotion of falsehoods about vaccination results in harm to our children, the most vulnerable members of society. Healthcare providers, such as Dr. O’Sullivan, spend their lives working towards improving and maintaining […]

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Anti-bullying Campaign Update!

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New progress on the anti-bullying campaign! Through the hard work from a number of members in the NZMSA team and faculty at the University of Otago over the past year, a memorandum has been developed between our two parties. We will keep you update as the systems outlined here come to fruition. Read the full […]