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  • PRESS RELEASE: Student Loan EFTS Cap Not Included in Budget 2018 

    The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) and Te Oranga (Māori Medical Students’ Association Aotearoa) are deeply concerned the cap on student-loan borrowing was not addressed in Budget 2018. “It was Labour, Greens and NZ First election policy to reinstate borrowing beyond the current limit. It is disappointing to see this new Government, in their first […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: NZMSA AND TE ORANGA AWAIT GOVERNMENT TO FULFILL STUDENT LOAN PROMISES

    The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) and Te Oranga (Māori Medical Students’ Association Aotearoa) keenly await the budget release later this week. In the 2017 election promises, Labour announced a commitment to reinstate student-loan borrowing beyond the current 8 year cap put in place by the previous government. “For some students who entered medical […]

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  • Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill – NZMSA Summary

    NZMSA has produced a document to help you navigate the proposed changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act Amendment Bill currently going through Select Committee! Take a look at the document here: Misuse-of-Drugs-Amendment-Bill-Summary The Select Committee submissions close on Wednesday,  21 Mar 2018. If you wish to make a submission, you will need to submit it before […]

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  • ACE Roadshow 2018

      The ACE roadshow is back! The roadshow includes invaluable information about the PGY1 selection process, and the timeline for applications. It’s a fantastic opportunity to start planning out life after med school. See the picture above for the times at each center, and below for a detailed timeline of ACE applications! Click to open […]

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Submission to Select Committee on Budget 2018

    The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) and Te Oranga have made a joint submission to the Finance and Expenditure Committee regarding Budget 2018. NZMSA seeks to ensure provisions are afforded for in Budget 2018 to ensure the government meets its EFTS cap promises. NZMSA and Te Oranga have reviewed the Budget Policy Statement, and […]

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