In this report by GMA News, New Zealand is reportedly looking to hire filipino nurses to tend to its aging populace.
So, how exactly does one become a nurse in New Zealand? This blogger did some reading and here's what I found:
Applicants for registration are required to provide evidence that:
they have an equivalent international nursing qualification
are competent to practise within their scope of practice
are fit for registration, which includes the ability to communicate effectively in English for the purpose of practising nursing.
A comprehensive guide in applying for registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand is provided in this GUIDE while the application form is available HERE.
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