Nursing and Midwifery

at Hawke's Bay DHB

Latest News: NEW category announced 20 March 2018 - an additional award is included to recognise the contribution of health care assistants to clinical practice. Information pack and nomination forms have been updated.

International Nurses and Midwives Day 2018 Awards - nominations are now open for the 2018 awards. Entries close Monday 9 April at 12 midday. Entries to be submitted by email to . For more information:


The purpose of the Nursing and Midwifery Shared Governance Committee is to provide a consultative forum for nursing and midwifery leaders (representing their respective areas) to participate in discussion, decision-making and/or referral of professional matters that impact on clinical practice and patient care.  A transparent and effective shared communication and decision-making process will ensure an intentional and responsive approach to advancing nursing and midwifery practice, to better meet the needs of the community we serve.

Professional Development

Nurse Entry to Practice NEtP Programme


HWNZ 2018 Postgraduate Nursing Funding

Funding applications are now open for the HWNZ Postgraduate funding applications for the 2018 academic year.

Applications close 30 October 2017.

Applicants are also required to have an up to date career plan which needs to accompany the application.

For all enquiries contact Sally Houliston 027 453 5271 or

2018 Application form

Career Plan (2017)

PG Handbook 2018