NMHNZ Mission Statement

Our aim for our member naturopaths is to provide support and to progress and protect the development of naturopathic medicine in New Zealand. To the general public, we provide a guaranteed standard of natural health ensuring registered members are qualified to the best standards of education and that they continue with education on a yearly basis going forward.


Our Mission Statement

 The Society aims to:

  • Ensure Naturopathy is visible and accessible to all New Zealanders.
  • Provide the public with a resource of qualified and professional members.
  • Promote naturopaths, and be recognised as valuable partners in the health care system.

NMHNZ maintains its high standards and professionalism by:

  • Only accepting members who meet our high standards of education and have qualified through accredited colleges.
  • Having a Code of Conduct to ensure professionalism is maintained.
  • Providing ongoing, reciprocal communication and support to our members.
  • Encouraging respect for clients and fellow colleagues.
  • Providing members with a network that includes relevant resources and services, public relations, continuing education opportunities, member meetings which contribute to continuing education, a highly professional website, and positive leadership for the promotion and advancement of the profession.
  • Offering comprehensive liability insurance for our members.
  • Fostering relationships with healthcare insurance providers to allow naturopathy costs to be claimed via health insurance policies.
  • Facilitating relations with other organisations in the Natural Health Industry.

Our Aims are to provide support and opportunities now and in the future, for our members.

  • NMHNZ aims to work towards registration and regulation at a government level for the modality of naturopathy.
  • NMHNZ aims to encourage further education of members within the profession of naturopathy.
  • NMHNZ supports scientific research in the use of naturopathic interventions for health issues.