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Current negotiations

New Zealand Nurses Organisation bargaining

The 20 District Health Boards and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) are bargaining for their multi-employer collective agreement (MECA).

The current MECA was signed in July 2018. It expired on 31 July 2020 and continues in force for up to 12 months while bargaining continues. It covers Nurses (Nurse Practitioners, Senior Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Enrolled Nurses), Registered and Senior Midwives and Health Care Assistants who are NZNO members employed by DHBs.

The documents below provide information about the latest DHB offer to NZNO on 21 July 2021. 

NZNO MECA Summary of DHB Offer 21 July 2021 [150kb]

NZNO DHB MECA Terms of Settlement 21 July 2021 [4Mb]

NZNO DHB MECA Pay Equity Memorandum of Understanding 21 July 2021 [772kb]

Media Releases

NZNO MECA: DHBs offer to settle NZNO MECA
16 July 2021 [104kb]

NZNO MECA: DHBs focused on settlement
06 July 2021 [105kb]

NZNO MECA: DHBs disappointed by strike ballot
29 June 2021 [262kb]

NZNO MECA: DHB's strike contingency response going to plan 9 June 2021 [115kb]

NZNO MECA: DHBs disappointed by strike action 7 June 2021 [257kb]

NZNO MECA: DHBs look to mediation to resolve pay talks 14 May 2021 [116kb] 

NZNO MECA: DHBs disappointed offers of pay rises dismissed 13 April 2021 [154kb]

 
for more information

DHB nurses and midwives workforce fact sheet [214kb]

9 March 2021

Information about the DHB nursing and midwifery workforce

DHB nurses and midwives NZNO remuneration fact sheet [241kb]

9 March 2021

Information about DHB nurses and midwives NZNO remuneration

Last updated: 23/7/21