Health Professional Learning & Development

This page contains links to helpful documents and websites for Whanganui health professionals.


Nursing Post Graduate Funding (HWNZ) Application 2019

Applications opened on Monday 5 August and close 4.30 pm Friday 11 October 2019.


Applications are online only through Survey Monkey


Note: Please read the preamble at the beginning of the application. It is important you complete the required documents before completing the application to avoid having to start again.


For information on study options/pathways you are invited to attend the following roadshows:


  • Victoria University: 1pm - 4pm, 22 August 2019
  • Massey University: 12.30pm - 4pm, 27 August f

Venue: Te Whare Toi, opposite the transit lounge on floor one of the main hospital

PDRP Portal

The Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) is a clinically focused competency-based programme for nurses. It is a national programme, endorsed by the Nursing Council of New Zealand and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

Capital & Coast, MidCentral and Whanganui District Health Boards have aligned their PDRPs to meet the required frameworks with all information now accessible through a shared portal.


PDRP Portal  
Application for Post graduate funding application