Hauora Māori Scholarships offer ‘great opportunity’ to student nurses

Applicants are being sought for the up to 155 Hauora Māori scholarships available to support and encourage Māori nursing students in their careers. Applications opened today (February 14) for the scholarships that are open to...

New grad stats show mental health applicants turned away

More than 50 new graduate nurses keen on mental health nursing failed to win places in the first job match round, according to the latest report on the November job round.

Whanganui nursing students achieve 100 per cent pass rate

By: Liz Wylie UCOL Whanganui nursing students achieved a 100 per cent pass rate this year and one has earned a place at Dunedin Medical School. And the news gets even better - 90 per cent...

Statistics show Pacific and Māori graduates most successful in boomer mid-year job round

Pacific and Māori nurse graduates were most successful in the latest mid-year job round and Asian nurse graduates the least, according to a recent report.

Study finds reflection powerful tool for new grad nurses

Standing up for themselves – and worrying that asking for help is a sign of failure – are some of the challenges new graduate nurses use reflective writing to work through, finds a New Zealand study.

Disappointment at initial job offers for pioneering Wānanga RN graduates

Just under half of the first graduates of the Whakatane-based Wānanga nursing degree have received job offers – a result that has slightly disappointed the degree’s director Ngaira Harker. A medal ceremony was held last...

New grad nurse job market looks slightly up

Early data shows 774 new graduate nurses were offered jobs in mid-November through the ACE job matching clearinghouse leaving nearly 140 positions still to be filled.

Nursing school staff amongst 70 taking redundancy

About a third of Massey University's Wellington nursing school staff are looking to take up a voluntary redundancy offer made by Massey University.

Mid-year new grad RN job-hunters have good success rate, finds latest survey

About 77 per cent of July nurse graduates had nursing jobs by the end of September, according to the latest graduate survey findings. The graduate destination survey of the 502 graduates who passed state finals...

Survey finds quarter of EN new grads employed in mental health

The latest graduate destination survey for enrolled nurse graduates shows an improved job success rate, with the short-staffed mental health sector being the most common destination.
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