May 15, 2024

NZSSA 50th Anniversary Conference 2024

Kia ora, Registrations are open for the conference. The early bird pricing closes on 31 July 2024 so get planning and get your registration in early! […]
April 30, 2024

REMINDER– NZSSA Regional Meeting

A reminder to all that the central region study day meeting for sterile technicians is being held on Saturday  the 4th of May Venue: Learning Centre […]
April 15, 2024

Important Message Re: MBIE and INZ and overseas technicians

Today 15/4/2024 MBIE and INZ have amended the category for Sterile technicians on the immigration green list. They will now be listed separately and NOT lumped […]
March 17, 2024

NZSSA- Wellington Regional Meeting (aka Steam meeting)

Keep the date Saturday 4th May for the Wellington  Education day -Steam meeting. A god opportunity to add to your education hours for your portfolio. It […]
March 15, 2024

New meetings and education opportunities!

Kia ora, are you wanting to plan education for staff or yourself? Check out what’s new on the staff development meetings page: Keep checking the […]
February 22, 2024

NZSSA Executive nominations open for 2024-2027 term

Now is the time to put forward nominations for the NZSSA Executive. All details are available on
February 6, 2024

Official Communication from Ministry of Health RE AS5369

Today I received an official Communication from the Ministry of Health clearly outlining that AS5369 has replaced AS/NZS4187 and AS/NZS4815. Please ensure that you read the […]
January 28, 2024

Standard AS 5369

It has come to my attention that there are some ill-informed rumours circulating that New Zealand will not be adopting AS5369. THESE RUMOURS ARE UNTRUE. I […]
December 18, 2023

Purchasing of Standard AS 5369

Hi all I have been informed that standards NZ will not be supplying this standard. It must be purchased directly from Standards Australia. Please use the […]
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 […]