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School of Nursing

Massey’s School of Nursing works closely with District Health Boards and health organisations in New Zealand and around the world to improve the health of people and their communities.

  • Ranked number one in New Zealand in the most recent 2012 Performance-Based Research Funding rankings for research excellence.
  • High-quality programmes taught on all three campuses.
  • Highly-experienced and supportive staff at the forefront of research, teaching and leadership.

Hear from one of our graduates

Victoria Smith's dream of becoming a nurse began as a young farm girl, when her beloved grandfather fell critically ill. This is the story behind her lifelong journey of compassion, commitment and caring.

What makes our nursing students tick?

What are their dreams? And their drivers? Why did they choose nursing as a career? You just might be surprised.



Massey is the only university in New Zealand that offers its undergraduate nursing degree in three cities – Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington. Our courses are approved by The Nursing Council of New Zealand.


About us

Our first-class nursing programmes are nationally and internationally recognised. We prepare our graduates to be accomplished, highly competent and skilled nursing professionals, ready for rewarding careers in a wide range of settings.


Our students and graduates

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School of Nursing
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442
New Zealand

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Tel +64 9 414 0800 ext 85342 (Auckland)
Tel +64 6 356 9099 ext 85342 (Manawatū)
Tel +64 4 801 5799 ext 63588 (Wellington)

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