Tu Te Akaaka Roa - New Zealand National Office


RANZCP New Zealand National Office
PO Box 10669
Wellington 6143
New Zealand

Tel +64 (0)4 472 7247
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The National Office in New Zealand shares its Māori name with the New Zealand National
Committee – also known as Tu Te Akaaka Roa. 

The New Zealand staff provide administrative support to Tu Te Akaaka Roa – The New Zealand National Committee (NZNC), the New Zealand Training Committee, as well as the wider range of New Zealand Faculty and Section Committees and the Vocational Education Advisory Body (VEAB). 

Support provided to New Zealand-based Committees encompasses external relations, internal and external policy, internal and external New Zealand communications, and strategic directions. 

Tu Te Akaaka Roa is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi; this commitment is reflected in this Committee’s and each Member’s practice as well as through in the wider mahi (work) undertaken in Aotearoa.  The Te Kaunihera (Māori Health Committee) works alongside the Tu Te Akaaka Roa in these efforts. Supported by staff in Melbourne with input from the NZ National Office, Te Kaunihera, also benefits from the experience, wisdom and leadership of two Kaumātua Mr Wi Keelan and Ms Moe Milne.

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Recent policy and advocacy

Endorsement of the NZMA Position Statement - Continuity of Care – NZ National Office submission to the NZMA, October 2020 [PDF; 147 KB]

The proposal to cap the numbers of Māori and Pacific medical students at the University of Otago – NZ National Office submission to the University of Otago, September 2020 [PDF; 156 KB]

He Tangata, He Tangata, He Tangata: Centre Equity and Te Tiriti o Waitangi COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Strategy and Response – NZ National Office submission to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, October 2020 [PDF; 152 KB]

UN Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) and Aged Care Residences – NZ National Office submission to the Ombudsman, October 2020 [PDF; 122 KB]

Ending a doctor-patient relationship – NZ National Office submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand, September 2020 [PDF; 131 KB]

Updated statement on telehealth – NZ National Office submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand, August 2020 [PDF; 131 KB]

When artificial intelligence is involved in the care patients – NZ National Office submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand, August 2020 [PDF; 145 KB]

Proposed classification of specified fentanyl analogues and synthetic cannaboids – NZ National Branch submission tot he Ministry of Health, May 2020 [PDF; 121 KB]

Experience of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic – NZ National Office submission to the Ministry of Health, August 2020 [PDF; 199 KB]

Response to COVID-19 pandemic – NZ National Office submission to the Ministry of Health, August 2020 [PDF; 174 KB]