New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) – Level 1, Central House, 26 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011
04 494 0124 | nzsa@anaesthesia.nz

Who We Are

The NZSA is the voice for New Zealand anaesthetists, especially on issues unique to New Zealand. We support and champion the professional interests and wellbeing of anaesthetists, and the high standards of our profession to optimise patient care. We take the lead independently and collaboratively on issues that affect New Zealand anaesthesia.

  • Advocacy: We represent member interests across economic, professional, legal and workforce issues.
  • Education: We facilitate, support and promote continuing education, and research and innovation to advance the knowledge and skills of those working in the field of anaesthesia.
  • Community: We have anaesthesia networks for subspecialties of obstetrics and paediatrics, and a regional representative Link Person Network.

The Society has strong global connections and is an active member of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists. We are at the forefront of New Zealand anaesthesia aid in the Pacific through our Overseas Aid Sub Committee. The Committee has close links with Pacific Island colleagues, and Society members have undertaken important work to improve anaesthesia and resuscitation equipment in the region.

NZSA Vision 

To represent and support the best interests of the community of medically registered anaesthetists in New Zealand and promote the perioperative safety of their patients.

NZSA Mission 

To serve our membership by facilitating education, providing advocacy and support for their wellbeing.

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