NZMA, New Zealand Medical Association, Christchurch
GP CME South 2019 - Membership Benefits

Member Advisory Service: 
This service includes advice on the interpretation and practical application of legislation of key importance to doctors, such as the Privacy Act, the Employment Relations Act, the Health and Safety in Employment Act, the Health and Disability Consumers' Rights Code, Commerce Act and much more. 

It provides advice about managing staff, employee and employer rights and obligations, entering into individual employment agreements, hiring locums, structuring a practice, retention of medical records, plus much more. 

NZMA Website: 
Access to the members-only section of the NZMA website 

New Zealand Medical Journal: 
The New Zealand medical profession's leading scientific journal is available to all members on-line at  Members also receive 10 issues a year of the NZMJDigest, an e-magazine with news and views from the NZMA and its members, featuring selected papers from the NZMJ.

Vital Signs: 
This weekly email bulletin provides news and information about NZMA activities and medical issues, and the opportunity for member feedback. 

Membership Financial Benefits: 

  • Air NZ Koru Club: NZMA members are entitled to Air NZ Koru Club corporate rates for individual membership.
  • 15% discount on legal expenses insurance premiums with Wilkinson Insurance Brokers (policy underwritten by Lumley's).
  • Debt collecting at a competitive low cost package to provide a quick, effective, and easy online access with National Revenue Corporation.
  • Pre-employment screening with Morley Security & Investigation Group (MSIG). NZMA has negotiated excellent rates for this service.
  • Discounts on selected quality New Zealand and imported wines through the NZMA Wine Club.
  • Petals online flower ordering and delivery - 10% discount on flower and gift orders.
  • Reduced membership fee, reduced annual renewal fee and account credit when joining Cherrytree – The Club for Smart Shoppers.
  • Discounts on a huge range of stationery and office consumables and FREE SHIPPING with New Zealand Office Supplies.
  • 20% off selected tyre brands and 10% off batteries and wheel alignments at Beaurepaires.
  • Up to 49% discount on full retail subscription fee for selected titles from Magshop online magazine subscriptions.
  • Discounts on secure online backup for medical practices with KeepItSafe.
  • Special benefits and rates on personal and business banking with Westpac.
  • Noel Leeming—cost + 12% + gst on a huge range of products in store.
  • 10% discount on annual premium charges with Medicus Indemnity insurance.
  • Corporate rates on car rental with Avis.
  • NZForex—transfer funds internationally with no transaction fees and at better rates than the banks.
  • Corporate membership rates with Jetts 24 Hour Fitness at any of their 56 gyms around New Zealand.

Products and services are continually being sought and developed. Members are welcome to put forward suggestions for consideration.

*this service is available to all doctors, including non-members.

Further information:
If you would like further details about NZMA Membership

New Zealand Medical Association
Phone +64 (0)4 472 4741 Fax + 64 (0)4 471 0838
PO Box 156 Wellington New Zealand