The NZACA promotes excellence amongst its member homes that are situated throughout New Zealand

Aged care websites

Age Concern New Zealand

A charity dedicated to people over 65, their friends, and whānau.

Grey Power

An advocacy organisation with a vision for New Zealand to be a country where seniors live in dignity enjoying a rewarding, safe and sustainable quality of life.

Residential Care Questions and Answers

Residential care FAQs from Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora.


New Zealand’s most trusted provider of information for older people and their whānau.

Residential Care Subsidy

Guidance from Work and Income | Te Hiranga Tanga on access to the Residential Care Subsidy.

Harris List: Dementia Resources

Helping you in your search for dementia answers.

How to access support

Guidance from Whaikaha | Ministry of Disabled People on accessing support.

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

  • We lobby government to shape policies and create an environment that helps our members provide outstanding quality care.
  • We provide leadership on issues that impact on the success of our members, including the sector’s defence of the Equal Pay Case currently before the courts.
  • We deliver an exciting annual conference, trade exhibition and awards programme, providing members with access to new ideas, information, networking events and a forum to discuss challenges and opportunities.

Our Structure


Our Chief Executive is Hon. Tracey Martin. Click here to read more about Simon and the NZACA team.

Our Board

NZACA has an influential Board representing our diverse membership. The NZACA Board of Directors consists of seven elected representatives (one for each voting region and a chairperson), two large operator representatives and one appointed member. All Board Members are providers in aged residential care homes. The Chairman is Simon O’Dowd.

Our Branches

We have branches operating in 13 regions providing members with local networking opportunities and practical support.