Health Workforce New Zealand

Post Graduate Nursing Education Funding for 2019

Postgraduate Nursing Education funding is based on HWNZ Specifications.

The PG study must be accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and/or the Committee on University Academic Programmes (CUAP) and lead to a nationally recognised qualification, at level 8 on the National Qualifications Framework (e.g. PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Master’s degree)

Or be approved by the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) or be able to be credited towards a NCNZ approved programme where it leads to a qualification for nurse practitioner or registered nurse prescribing.  For further information about postgraduate nursing funding please see the PG Specifications on the Health Workforce New Zealand website:

Click here HWNZ Funding for information on:

  • Eligibility
  • Exclusions
  • Application process for HWNZ funding
  • Learn more on what HWNZ may cover
Postgraduate Line Manager approval form
Post Graduate Education Pathway Form
HWNZ Clinical Mentoring Support Plan
For more information, please contact:
Fiona Gale, HWNZ Coordinator, Learning Hub
South Canterbury District Health Board
Email or phone 03 687 2384