A number of T/CM modalities have been recognized by the Government of New Zealand and regulated by law since the early 1960s (1). While New Zealand Qualifications Authority is the main body for accrediting education, there are various associations specific to T/CM. In addition, education in New Zealand is also generally tied closely to neighboring Australia, as evident in the forming of the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs.
Organizations involved in this country’s accreditation of courses currently in our database:
- New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) – http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/
- The New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists (NZAMH) – http://nzamh.org.nz/
- Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA) – http://www.nhaa.org.au/
- Legal Status of Traditional Medicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine: A Worldwide Review. World Health Organization, 2001, (http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/42452/1/WHO_EDM_TRM_2001.2_eng.pdf, accessed June 2007)