Professional Development & Recognition Programme (PDRP)

Te Kāhui Kōkiri Mātanga PDRP 

Te Kāhui Kōkiri Mātanga Regional Professional Development & Recognition Programme (PDRP) lead office is  located in Manawa, Level 5, 276 Antigua Street, Christchurch – the Health Education and Research Facility. 

Regional offices are geographically located in Health NZ Te Whatu Ora, Canterbury, Nelson/Marlborough, South Canterbury, Southern and West Coast Health Regions.

Te Kāhui Kōkiri Mātanga PDRP is utilised by the South Island wide Health Regions and their Partnering Organisations. Nurse Coordinators from Canterbury, Nelson/Marlborough, Southern, South Canterbury, West Coast Regions can answer questions specific to their region. Please contact your local Health NZ Te Whatu Ora Regional Office. 

For Health NZ Te Whatu Ora, Canterbury Region Partnering Organisations who submit their portfolio to the Canterbury Regional office,  please submit your portfolio to either the PDRP Drop off box located on the 5th floor foyer at Manawa or send via courier mail.  The Canterbury PDRP Administration team will acknowledge receipt of all portfolios by email.   

The Canterbury team can be contacted on 03 364 4506 or 03 364 4502  extension 85506 or 85502 or via email: All other PDRP staff will be available by mobile phones.

To meet with the Canterbury Regional Nursing Workforce Development Team, please use the sign-in iPad at reception on Level 5.


This website contains documents and information on the process for nurses applying for Te Kāhui Kōkiri Mātanga Regional Regional Professional Development and Recognition Programme.  

For the most recent information on the programme follow the links on the left to learn about how the PDRP works, it's benefits and how to apply.​​


PDRP Training Dates

PDRP Training are availabe to be booked via healthLearn. 

For those areas that do not have access to healthLearn please contact:


PDRP Update March 2024
March 2024 PDRP Update (1).pdf



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Page last reviewed: 24 April 2024