Professional Development & Recognition Programme (PDRP)

The CDHB PDRP team is based at Manawa

The CDHB Professional Development & Recognition Programme (PDRP) office is now located in Manawa, Level 5, 276 Antigua Street, Christchurch – the Health Education and Research Facility.

Please note the reception on Level 5 is for ARA purposes only.

If you are wanting to submit your portfolio, please use the PDRP Drop off box located on the 5th floor, to the right of the lifts. You do not need to drop your portfolio to us personally as we do acknowledge receipt of all portfolios dropped off at the box.  

If you have an appointment or if you need to meet with any of Nursing Workforce Development Team, please use the sign-in IPad at reception.

The PDRP Administrators can be contacted on extension 85502 or 85506 or via email: All other PDRP staff will be available by mobile phones.

This website contains all documents and information on the processes for nurses applying for the Professional Development and Recognition Programmes at the above organisations. Each organisation's PDRP Coordinator can answer questions specific to them and receives portfolio submissions from their nurses. You can go to a specific organisation's internet by clicking here.

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.​​



The Regional PDRP is made up of
the following New Zealand

  • Access

  • Canterbury District Health Board

  • Christchurch Eye Surgery


    Department of Corrections

    Elmswood Retirement Village

    Forte Health

    HealthCare NZ

    Intus Digestive and Colorectal Care

    Kaupapa Maori and Pacific NGO

    Laura Fergusson Trust

    Nelson Marlborough District Health 

    Nurse Maude

    Oxford Women's Health

    Pegasus Health


    Rannerdale Veterans Care

    South Canterbury District Health 

    Southern District Health Board

    St George's Hospital

    Ultimate Care Group

    Waipuna Hospice

    West Coast District Health Board

Page last reviewed: 24 March 2021