New Zealand
Aged Care Association

Promoting the issues that enhance and protect the interests
of not only our members, but the care and wellbeing
of older New Zealanders.


ARC Industry Profile

NZACA has released the 2019-20 Industry Profile,
a comprehensive report on the state of the
aged residential care industry.


The New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA), is a not-for-profit, national membership organisation which represents all parts of the aged-care residential sector. Our members provide long and short term residential services to the over 65 cohort.

We are the largest and most influential association representing all parts of New Zealand’s aged residential care sector.

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Advocacy and Policy

The more members and support the NZACA has, the stronger our collective voice
and the more influence we have.

Nursing Leadership Group

The recognised voice of aged care nursing.

Submissions made by NZACA

Submission relating to the aged residential care sector.


A compendium of information relating to interRAI.

Pay Equity

Information on the Care and Support Worker (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017

NZACA Posts and Articles


NZACA guidance to rest homes for visits at Orange and Red on the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Ministry of Health guidance for aged residential care providers.
Advocacy and Policy

Healthcare Assistance for Aged Care Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships for Healthcare Assistants in Aged Care.

NZACA COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Information for members on the COVID-19 vaccine and its rollout.