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If you have received an employment offer or contract for services from Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) this section has some useful information.

Your offer letter will tell you which documents you need to complete before you begin your employment at NMH.

These documents must be returned 5 days prior to your first day at NMH.

Please complete and return the following:

  • Employee Details form (bank account authority / equal employment opportunity (EEO) form)
  • Tax code   
  • KiwiSaver  - please note the forms for completion are:
    • KS2 - Deduction form OR
    • KS10 - Opt out
  • Police Check - complete one of the following forms below accompanied by two forms of ID as per the NMH Identificiation requirements:

Photograph ID for name badge

Please also provide a jpeg photograph of yourself for your ID badge at least five days prior to commencing employment. Please ensure this is a clear, head and shoulders photo. If you do not have a photo you wish to use, or would prefer for one to be taken, please contact HR to arrange a time and we can do this for you

Union Coverage - Active Choice Form

Your position with NMH may be covered by a Collective Employment Agreement (see your offer letter for the applicable union(s) and whether this applies for you).

If this applies, please read and if you wish to, return the active choice form:

Note: You are not required to complete this form, however we are required by law to notify the applicable union of your name and union joining preference unless you object. If you choose to complete this form, it needs to be returned within 30 days of commencing employment at NMH.

Information to read:



Union contact details

These are the contact details for unions with collective agreements covering NMH. Your offer letter will identify the relevant union(s) with coverage for your position.

Dr Deborah Powell, APEX
Address: PO Box 56 431, Auckland
Phone: (09) 623 3993 
Email: [email protected]

Additional information from APEX

Ian Powell - ASMS 
Address: PO Box 10763, Wellington
Phone: (04) 499 1271 
Email: [email protected] 

Additional information from ASMS

Wayne McLaughlin, AWUNZ Union Organiser
Address: PO Box 243, Nelson 7040
Phone: (03) 546 9460 
Email: [email protected]

Corey Wallace, Etu Union Organiser 
Address: 23 Selwyn Place, Nelson
Phone: 0800 186 466 
Email: [email protected] 

MERAS Organiser 
Phone: (03) 372 9738
Email: [email protected]

Les Bryce, Union Organiser
Address: PO Box 13032 Christchurch
Phone: (03) 377 3582 
Mobile: 027 227 6135

Daniel Marshall, NZNO Union Organiser
Address: PO Box 1195, Nelson
Phone: (03) 546 3552
Email: [email protected] 

Address: PO Box 11 369, Ellerslie, Auckland
Phone: (09) 526 0280
Email: [email protected] 

Mike Cunliffe, PSA Union Organiser
Address: PO Box 1195, Nelson
Phone: (04) 816 5097 
Mobile: 027 441 8262

New Starts CPS 2019 - additional information

New Starts CPS 2019 DSS - additional information


StoNZ Union Organiser
Phone: 021 585 466
Email: [email protected] 

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