Waitemata District Health Board
New Graduate Nursing Programmes
Waitemata District Health Board has its own New Graduate Nursing Programme for General Nursing, Primary Care Nursing and Mental Health. If successful you will be made a permanent job offer to start your career.
New Zealand's Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NEtP) enables nursing graduates to begin their careers well-supported, safe, skilled and confident in their clinical practice, equipped for further learning and professional development, meeting the needs of health and disability support service users and employers.
NEtP builds a sustainable pathway for the New Zealand registered nurse workforce into the future.
Nursing Graduates February 2018 intake
Waitemata District Health Board warmly welcomes new graduates to apply for the Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NEtP) or the New Entry to Speciality Practice Mental Health and Addiction Nursing Programme (NESP), via the ACE Nursing Website.
ACE Nursing Website
At this site you will be able to apply online and access comprehensive information to help you through the application process.
Please click here for: ACE Nursing Website
ACE Nursing Eligibility Criteria
At Waitemata DHB the Auckland Region NetP / NESP and community/primary areas you will be working with experienced, educated and qualified nurses who will support you in your first year of practice.
Please click here for: ACE Eligibility Criteria
The August 2016 Nursing Review features a profile on Jo Prior, our Charge Nurse Manager of the Assessment and Diagnostic Unit at North Shore Hospital. In the profile, Jo talks of her 20-year journey in emergency nursing throughout New Zealand and Australia, and offers advice to those wishing to embark on similar career paths. Read the profile here: Career Path: Charge Nurse Manager
Recruitment Videos from new Graduates
Placements for February 2018
NETP (Nursing Entry to Practice)
Programme start dates for 2018
12th February 2018
1st May 2018
3th September 2018
Historical number of graduates employed into NETP nd NESP at WDHB
Nursing Entry to Practice Programme View Information Here
Nursing Entry to Practice Primary Health View Information Here
Mental Health Nursing Internship (NESP) View Information Here
For more information please contact:
Jacqui Finch - Phone: 09 486 8920 x 7113 or 21 241 9510
Peter Blake- Nurse Educator Mental Health- Phone 09 487 1419 x7419
Celeste Gillmer, Primary Health Care - Phone 09 489 8920 x 6883 or 021 245 0587
Dianna McGregor, Clinical Nurse Director Maori - Dianna.firstname.lastname@example.org
Abel Smith, Clinical Nurse Director Pacific - email@example.com