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Health and Disability Commission
HDC website has information about the Act, Code of Rights, complaints process and advocacy services.

This site provides information on the regulation of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand.

Medscape website contains the latest medical news.

Nursing Council
The Nursing Council of New Zealand is the regulatory authority responsible for the registration of nurses.

Service Planning and New Health Intervention Assessment (SPNIA)
This site includes information on the process used to make changes to health services.

State Services Commission
The State Services Commission reviews the performance of public services including health services.

Information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes.

The SuperSeniors Website is run through the Ministry of Social Development and the Office for Senior Citizens. The website exists to provide older New Zealanders with information to help them age positively.

New Zealand Heart Foundation
The NZ Heart Foundation helps people affected by heart disease.

Beating the Blues
Beating the Blues helps those people affected by depression and anxiety.

Regional Cancer Treatment Service link
The Regional Cancer Treatment Service provide cancer treatment services to patients living in the Taranaki, Whanganui, Tarawhiti, Hawkes Bay and MidCentral District Health Board areas. is a producer of stories showcasing possibilities for people with disabilities.


Drug Rehab Connection
Drug Rehab Connection provides unbiased information reviewed my medical experts so people can make informed decisions on the next steps in their, or a loved one’s, drug and/or alcohol rehabilitation journey.



Ministry of Health
District Health Board links
HIIRC - Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre
Health Research Council of NZ
Mental Health Commission (NZ)
National Health Board
New Zealand Government online
Statistics New Zealand
Te Puni Kokiri - Ministry of Maori Development
Human Rights Commission

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Cancer Society of NZ
Eldernet – an online database of services for elderly people
Brain Injury Association of New Zealand
Health and Disability Commissioner
Mental Health Foundation (NZ)
Kiwi Health Jobs - NZ health jobs portal
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
Suicide Crisis Helpline