Health Professional Learning & Development

This page contains links to helpful documents and websites for Whanganui health professionals.

PDRP Portal

The Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) is a clinically focused competency-based programme for nurses. It is a national programme, endorsed by the Nursing Council of New Zealand and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

Capital & Coast, MidCentral and Whanganui District Health Boards have aligned their PDRPs to meet the required frameworks with all information now accessible through a shared portal.

Health Workforce New Zealand: Nursing Post Graduate Funding 2021 ARE NOW CLOSED



For further information please contact Margaret Gosnell, on ext. 8164 / 06 348 3164 or email: or Sarah Pathak, on ext. 8987 / 06 348 8987 or email:


Massey University Postgraduate Nursing Information

Postgraduate Nursing brochure

Postgraduate Nursing 2021 course offerings

Nurse Practitioner final year 2021

Massey University Postgraduate Nursing Presentation



PDRP Portal 

Education Booklet 2021 (PDF) 

Health Workforce New Zealand Priority Framework 2021