Welcome to MNZ

Massage New Zealand (MNZ) is the only massage therapy specific membership body in New Zealand for professional Massage Therapists. Our purpose is to promote massage therapy and the ongoing development of the massage industry in New Zealand through educating the public about the benefits of massage therapy for health and wellness and supporting the public to access high quality massage therapy through our database of MNZ registered Massage Therapists. 


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2023 National Conference

27-28 May 2023

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Shaping our Industry Together

Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland


Welcome to a rewarding professional career as a massage practitioner. MNZ is committed to the future of the massage therapy industry in New Zealand and if you are currently studying massage therapy we invite you to join MNZ as a Student member.

By joining MNZ as a student you have access to the members only section of the MNZ website, receive the MNZ Magazine and can access resources and support that may assist you in your professional journey. You also receive email notification about employment opportunities and continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities that can be invaluable when you are wanting to see what is available after you complete your studies.

You will also learn about the important role that a professional association plays in advancing the New Zealand massage therapy industry towards credibility, best practice and a professional identity. MNZ does this by setting high standards of practice, promoting the profession of massage, providing rules of conduct and ethics for its members, and promoting quality massage therapy education.

Student membership is FREE for all students studying Massage Therapy at an NZQA approved training institution.  Check here to find which providers are NZQA accredited.

On completion of your studies, providing you have been a student member of MNZ, you can upgrade to an RMT member for free (for the remainder of the membership cycle which ends 31 March annually). 

To assist new graduates in getting established after finishing training, MNZ has a New Graduate membership rate.  This rate is $100 and is available for the first year only, following completion of studies to those who have been student members of MNZ up until graduation.  You must provide proof of your qualification and date gained.

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