Welcome to the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT).
We are the professional body in New Zealand representing medical imaging technologists and radiation therapists working in Diagnostic imaging, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Mammography, CT and MRI.
The NZIMRT is a registered incorporated society under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. The Institute is governed by its Rules, which is a document that defines it, and provides a basic set of ‘rules’ for the running and management of the organisation.
The NZIMRT is the recognised representative of the profession, both nationally and internationally. We have representatives on the International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technicians (ISRRT), and on Advisory Committees for those Institutes offering education in the Medical Radiation Technology Sciences where applicable and the Allied Health Aotearoa New Zealand Forum (AHANZ).
The NZIMRT strives to ensure excellence in the practice of the profession by:
Ensuring professional representation in all areas pertaining to the practice of Medical Radiation Technology and Radiation Therapy.
Encouraging excellence of practice, through the sharing and seeking of knowledge, within the profession and beyond.
Board of Directors
|Caro Orum||NZIMRT President|
|Karen Wills||Regional Director – Auckland/Northland Region|
|Nic Ross||Regional Director – Waikato/Bay of Plenty|
|Stella McDonald||Regional Director – Central Districts Region|
|Carolyn Orum||Regional Director – Cook Strait Region|
|James Hayes||Regional Director – Canterbury/Westland|
|Jill McConachie||Regional Director – Otago/Southland|
|Kathy Colgan||ISRRT Director|
|Vicki Pratt||Education Director|
There are 6 regions in operation nationally:
North Cape to Mercer in the South
• Waikato Bay of Plenty
Mercer in the North to Taupo in the South and from Coast to Coast. Thames and Gisborne are also included in this area
• Central Districts
Waiouru in the North to Otaki in the South and includes Hawkes Bay and Taranaki
• Cook Strait
From Otaki to Nelson and Blenheim in the South and Coast to Coast from Masterton in the South
From Kaikoura to Timaru in the South and Coast to Coast
From Oamaru to Stewart Island and Coast to Coast.
All Members resident within a particular regional area, are taken to be Members of that regional area.