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


2018 NZACA/EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Awards

The 2018 NZACA/EBOS Healthcare Excellence in Care Award winners were announced on 12 September at the SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland. The NZACA would like to give our congratulations to the following winners.

Overall winner

EBOS Health Care Overall Excellence in Aged Care Award
Wyndham & Districts Community Rest Home Inc in Wyndham

Care home categories

Bidfood Excellence in Food Award for Care Homes and Hospitals
Wharerangi, Oceania Healthcare in Taupo

Medi-Map Community Connections Award
Village at the Park, Arvida in Wellington

Arjo Training and Staff Development Award
Iona Enliven Care Home, Presbyterian Support Otago in Oamaru

QPS Benchmarking Innovative Delivery Award
Lady Allum Rest Home, Oceania Living in Auckland

Jackson Van Interiors Built and Grown Environment Award
Metlifecare Greenwich Gardens Care Home, Metlifecare in Auckland

Invacare Small Operator Industry Award
Wyndham & Districts Community Rest Home Inc in Wyndham

Individual categories

Leecare Solutions Stand-out Individual Award
Aditi Arora, Village at the Park in Wellington

VCare Legendary Service to the Aged Residential Care Sector Award
Cecily Munro, Malyon House in Mt Maunganui and Noeline Whitehead, Metlifecare in Auckland


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 Simon Wallace. 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.