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Media releases

Resident Medical Officers Bargaining 

Official information request for RMOs working during 29 to 30 January strike [100kb]

5 February 2019

DHBs cope well with RDA strike - remain committed to good faith bargaining [102kb]

30 January 2019

DHBs remain open to talks [90kb]

29 January 2019

Mediation fails to prevent strike [96kb] 

24 January 2019

The RDA has rejected attempts to resolve the current rostering dispute and intends to strike again.

Official information request for RMOs working during the 48 hour strike [274kb]

23 January 2019

DHBs cope well with RDA strike [91kb]

16 January 2019

Hospitals are coping well with the Resident Doctor's Association 48 hour strike.

DHBs dispute union’s claims about bargaining [87kb]

11 January 2019

DHBs disappointed by RDA strike action [91kb]

10 January 2019

DHBs disappointed by strike threat [92kb]

1 January 2019


NZNO MECA bargaining

DHBs welcome ‘Yes’ vote [189kb]

District Health Boards are promising to work with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation on the issues raised by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants during contract negotiations.

August 7 2018

District Health Boards welcome signing of Accord [185kb]

District Health Boards say the Effective Implementation Accord signed today is an important part of addressing staffing and workforce issues at the heart of the current negotiations with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

30 July 2018

Safe working and career development at the heart of joint Accord [255kb]

District Health Boards will join the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the Ministry of Health in an agreement about staffing levels and working conditions.

27 July 2018

Revised offer to NZNO [186kb]

District Health Boards have made a revised offer to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants.

25 July 2018

NZNO and DHBs focused on reaching settlement [259kb]

24 July 2018

NZNO and DHBs joint media statement further talks planned [256kb]

18 July 2018

Nurses’ strike concludes [188kb]

13 July 2018

DHB – strike response update [185kb]

12 July 2018

DHBs acknowledge staff and volunteers in strike response [188kb]

12 July 2018

DHBs strike contingency response going to plan [187kb]

12 July 2018

DHBs receive facilitator’s recommendation [185kb]

11 July 2018

DHBs will still try to avoid strike [269kb]

10 July 2018

DHBs seek urgent facilitation to try and avert strike action [371kb]

25 June 2018

DHBs across the country prepare for industrial action [188kb]

20 June 2018

DHBs look to prevent strike action [187kb]

18 June 2018

A significantly better offer [206kb]

28 May 2018