The Council acknowledges the impact of flooding and Cyclone Gabrielle on practitioners and whānau in all affected areas. If you have been impacted by the cyclone and have any issues or concerns surrounding annual practising certificate renewal, please do not hesitate to contact the Council if you need to speak with us about your application.


Practising Certificate renewals are open from 14 February until 31 March. 

About the Professions

Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Laboratory Scientists and Technicians carry out laboratory tests on blood, tissues and other samples taken from patients. Medical Laboratory Pre-Analytical Technicians collect laboratory specimen for testing including taking blood and other samples.

Anaesthetic Technician

Anaesthetic Technicians assist Anaesthetists during operations, and prepare operating theatres and clinics for anaesthetic procedures.