Health Professional Learning & Development

Health Work Force New Zealand: Nursing Post Graduate Funding 2023


Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) funding assists Registered Nurses undertaking postgraduate (level 8) Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) & New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved papers towards a formal postgraduate qualification.


Registered Nurses working in clinical practice in the Whanganui region (Primary Health Organisations, Whanganui Hospital, Non Government Organisations and Aged Care Sector) are invited to apply for HWNZ funding for 2023.


Applications will open on Monday 22 August 2022 and close on Friday 21 October 2022.


Please ensure you have read the requirements before you begin the application.


Use the link below to complete your application or scan the QR code on the posters around the hospital.


Link will be live on: Monday 22 August 2022


HWNZ Application link:


Please note: The application form is electronic, and all applicable sections must be completed with supporting documents sent, for the application to be considered.


Links to the supporting documents are below:


Post Graduate Line Manager Declaration Form


Professional Development and Career Plan - Jan 2019



University Roadshows

For more information on study options/pathways, you are invited to attend the roadshows listed below.



Whitireia New Zealand: 23 August from 1pm to 4pm


Massey University: 25 August from 1pm to 4pm


Victoria University of Wellington: 26 August from 1pm to 4pm


Venue: Te Whare Toi – Education centre

Entrance opposite the discharge lounge in the lobby of the first floor


For further information please contact Deborah Mudgway

 +64 21 573 348 |


Education Resources

PDRP Portal 

Education Booklet 2022 (PDF)