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 Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand 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 Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Regional Office. 

For Canterbury Regional (previously called CDHB), and  Canterbury 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 via internal or courier mail.  The PDRP Administration will acknowledge receipt of all portfolios by email.   

The Canterbury team can be contacted on 03 364 4506  extension 85502 or 85506 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 Update December 2023

December 2023 PDRP Update.pdf



  • Access

  • Christchurch Eye Surgery Ltd

    Department of Corrections

    Elmswood Lifecare

  • Fendalton Lifecare

    Forte Health

  • Health NZ Canterbury

  • Health NZ Nelson Marlborough

  • Health NZ South Canterbury

  • Health NZ Southern

  • Health NZ West Coast

    HealthCare NZ

  • Heritage Lifecare

  • Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty

    Intus Digestive and Colorectal Care

    Kaupapa Maori and Pacific NGO

  • Lady Wigram Ltd

  • Lakewood Resthome Ltd

    Laura Fergusson Trust

  • Merivale Retirement Village

  • Molecheck Ltd

    Nurse Maude Association

  • Oceania Healthcare

  • Oxford Women's Health

    Pegasus Health

  • Phoenix Healthcare Group Ltd


  • Radius Health

  • Riccarton Clinic Ltd

  • Rosewood Resthome Ltd

  • Russley Village Ltd

  • Ryman Healthcare Ltd

    St George's Hospital

  • St John of God Hauora Trust

  • Terrace View Retirement Village

    Ultimate Care Group

    Waipuna Hospice

  • Waitaha Primary Health

  • Whakarongorau Aotearoa

  • Windsorcare
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Page last reviewed: 09 February 2024