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The Paediatric Society of New Zealand is a not-for-profit charitable organisation founded in 1947 in recognition of the special health and developmental needs of children. The Society’s membership  works collaboratively with other societies, government departments and institutions which have similar goals, to create a better New Zealand for tamariki and rangatahi. The  work is accomplished through the efforts of Society members, who on the whole voluntarily provide their expertise. The society’s work is supported by several administrative and managerial staff. 

About the Paediatric Society of New Zealand

What Does PSNZ do for Children and Youth?

As a multi-disciplinary society we are able to develop and influence pathways for improving the health and wellbeing of children and youth.

The Society works collaboratively with other societies, government departments and institutions which have similar goals to create a better New Zealand for children and youth. All of this work is accomplished through the efforts of Society members, who voluntarily provide their expertise.

Mission Statement

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand believes all children and youth should, by right, attain optimal physical, mental and social health and well being. By working as a coordinated national network of health professionals the Society dedicates its efforts and resources to this end.