Welcome to NZMSA the home

of New Zealand medical students

Our vision is to represent, unite and empower New Zealand Medical Students on the views,

issues and concerns relevant to them.

The overall goal of our work is to improve the health of New Zealanders.

7EFTS Lifetime Limit on access to Student Loans

ACE and Finding Work in NZ

NZMSA’s Core and Wider Health Issues for 2015


  • Nights – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Nights – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Nights – they’re inevitable. Thanks to the NZRDA we don’t have to do them for 6 months (or 3 for some DHBs – if your first run was Gen Med), but they roll around eventually. I just got through my first set last week and I […]

  • Feeling THE URGE?

    Feeling THE URGE? Following Dr Dinesh Deonarain’s successful seminar in Auckland a few days ago – he is offering an exciting opportunity for an online periodical featuring primary care medicine/urgent care from the student’s perspective. This periodical will be called ‘The Urge’, which reflects the adventurous nature of the content. It will run on a […]

  • 7EFTS Update – We need you to write to your local MP

    We have taken a new direction in the 7EFTs campaign, and we need you more than ever. Write to your local MP and get them representing us too! Find you local MP from here - MP Contact Details Either write your own letter or use this template - Write to your MP – Template for Affected Students

  • 2015 Sports Exchange Update

    The 2015 Sports Exchange Dunedin, 31st July-2nd August 2015 – Organised by Sarah Page and Alby Hailes, the beautiful city of Dunedin will host the 2015 NZMSA Sports Exchange. This year, Auckland Medical school hopes to take out a third crown in a row, can the local scarfies stop them? Fantastic socials are lined up alongside the […]

  • Emesis May/June

    Emesis May/June is out. Dont miss some exciting content. Read it HERE