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 optimal care of their patients. We take the lead independently and collaboratively on issues that affect New Zealand anaesthesia.
The Society has strong global connections and is a 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 work to improve anaesthesia and resuscitation equipment in the region.
To be a trusted, leading voice, which represents and supports our community of medically registered anaesthetists in New Zealand and promotes high quality perioperative care and patient safety.
To serve our membership through advocacy, community connection and educational opportunities.