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Supporting you

The NZVA is your go-to source of technical and non-technical support at every stage of your career, helping you to be a confident and competent veterinary professional.

Publications and journals

Stay up to date and informed on topical veterinary issues and the latest research with our high quality publications and journals.

  • Receive VetScript, the flagship magazine of the NZVA, direct to your door. VetScript showcases your stories and achievements as trusted advisors and champions of animal welfare, as well as the latest news, trends and technology, all wrapped up in a hardcopy magazine.
  • Get online access to the New Zealand Veterinary Journal - our international journal publishing high quality peer-reviewed articles covering all aspects of veterinary science.
  • Search for other veterinary research with SciQuest, our fully indexed and searchable e-library of quality New Zealand and Australian veterinary and animal science, and veterinary continuing education publications.

 Find out more about our publications and journals 

Recommended best practice advice

Get exclusive access to detailed advice on a wide range of procedures you encounter during your everyday job. Excellent for new graduates and experienced practitioners alike, these guides help make your job easier.

Great deals on CPD

Enjoy significant discounts on NZVA CPD courses and conferences with your membership. Ensuring the veterinary profession is well informed and up-to-date with the latest techniques and knowledge is an important priority for the NZVA, and offering a high quality CPD programme that meets members needs is paramount. You can also access great deals with our CPD partners and free seminars facilitated by the NZVA.

 See the NZVA CPD offerings on the Education Hub 

CPD tracking

Track your CPD activities through MyCPD, ensuring your CPD records are easy to find when it’s time to renew your registration with the Veterinary Council. MyCPD steps you through the recording and reflection process to make CPD recording easier than ever!

 Find out more about MyCPD 

The NZVA delivers great value for members by providing a huge amount of very useful resources to support me and my team.

– Grant McCullough, NZVA President

Wellbeing support

The NZVA Wellbeing Hub gives you access to valuable resources to help you stay healthy and well as an individual and as part of the wider veterinary team. Members get access to free wellbeing courses and can browse materials collated from a wide range of sources.

 Go to the Wellbeing Hub 

Business resources

Find the resources and tools to support you in non-technical areas of veterinary practice through the NZVA Technology, Employment, Administration and Management (TEAM) hub. Promoting business growth and employee satisfaction is high on the priority list for the NZVA and we've collated these resources to support you and your clinic with this.

 Go to the TEAM Hub 

Grants and scholarships

Further your career with a grant or scholarship offered by a Special Interest Branch. Scholarships and grants are provided to deserving applicants for research, investigations and CPD in the area relevant to the supporting Special Interest Branch.

Celebrating achievements

Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others. Each year, the NZVA proudly recognises the significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment of our members to the veterinary community.

 Find out more about the NZVA awards