October 27, 2023

Educator / Staff Trainer Meeting, Tuesday 7 November, 10am via TEAMS

Hello everyone, the first educators/staff trainers meeting on November the Tuesday 7th at 10am. The purpose of this first meeting is for educators around NZ and […]
September 21, 2023

Review of NZSSA Constitution and Rules (C & R) – provide your thoughts by 27 October 2023

Kia ora, with the release of the updated Incorporated Societies Act the NZSSA needs to be review the constitution and rules of the Association. As part […]
September 12, 2023


Kia ora, this message is for services considering employment of overseas applicants and the applicants themselves. Where a technician currently working and living overseas applies for […]
July 17, 2023


There has been a lot of confusion around overseas  qualified sterile technicians and the salaries that they can be offered. Sterile technicians are on  Tier 1 […]
July 5, 2023

Calling All CSSD Educators

I am trying to collate a list of all CSSD Educators  in both Public and Private Hospitals. if you are an educator ,please email your name […]
May 4, 2023


Congratulations to Martin Bird on his appointed to the role of Manager Sterile Services Dunedin Hospital. Well done and well deserved.
April 28, 2023

Immigration and Sterile Technicians Update

Following on from my previous post , today i had a meeting with Dr Martin Chadwick Chief Allied Professions officer at the Ministry of Health and […]
April 20, 2023

Sterile Technicians and Immigration Green list

Following on from the Governments announcement it needs to be noted that there are several processes to be gone through via the Ministry of Health before […]
April 13, 2023

Sterile Processing Technician now included on the Immigration NZ Green list!

Great news! After a lot of advocacy and hard work the role of the Sterile Processing Technician is included on the Immigration green list. The inclusion […]
September 9, 2022

Conference Certificates

Just a reminder to check your emails in two weeks for your electronic certificate with education hours for your conference attendance!      
August 22, 2022

Annual report and financial statement – AGM Friday 9 September, Christchurch Town Hall, 0730

The NZSSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Frida 9th September 2022 at Christchurch Town Hall between 0730 – 0830hrs. Members may also attend […]
August 18, 2022

NZSSA position on reprocessing of single use devices and other items.

Please read the attached notice. NZSSA position on reprocessing of single use device and items