Who are the Members?

The Federation's current members are:

  • Allied Health Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Arthritis New Zealand
  • Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand
  • Auckland PHO
  • Central PHO
  • Christchurch PHO
  • College of Nurses Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Comprehensive Care
  • Cosine Primary Care network Trust
  • Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance
  • East Health Trust (PHO)
  • Family Planning New Zealand
  • General Practice New Zealand
  • Health Hawke’s Bay (PHO)
  • Heart Foundation
  • Home and Community Health Association
  • Kidney Health New Zealand
  • Kimi Hauora Wairau (Marlborough PHO)
  • Manaia Health PHO
  • Nelson Bays Primary Health
  • New Zealand Association of Optometrists
  • New Zealand Breast Feeding Alliance
  • New Zealand College of Midwives
  • Pegasus Health
  • Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
  • Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand
  • Primary Health Alliance
  • ProCare
  • Rotorua Area Primary Health Services
  • Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust
  • Rural Canterbury PHO
  • St John
  • Te Tai Tokerau PHO
  • Te Awakairangi Health Network
  • Total Healthcare PHO
  • Tū Ora Compasss Health
  • WellSouth Primary Health Network
  • West Coast PHO
  • Western Bay of Plenty PHO
  • Whanganui Regional Health Network

Why should I join?

Join the Federation and become part of the voice of national leadership on key issues affecting primary health in New Zealand. You can help shape the strategic direction of the Federation and benefit from the collective membership.



Membership of the Federation shall be subject to approval by the Board and open to any Incorporated Society, Charity or Not-For-Profit Limited Company which:

  • Is a body which supports the purposes of the Federation, is national or rohe in their perspective and which has a current interest in primary health and primary health service access needs of New Zealanders; or,
  • Holds a primary health care contract, or is a professional/membership organisation whose members hold a primary health care contract, or,
  • Is a relevant primary health agency with a national or multi-region focus, which, in the opinion of the Board of the Federation, supports the purposes of the Federation.


  • Pays the membership subscription.


Membership levies are as set annually by the Board and for 2019/20 are:

PHOs (who do not join through an initial group application with their peak body e.g. Primary Health Alliance, GPNZ):

  • PHOs with less than 100,000 ESUs: $5,000 + 3.5c per ESU
  • PHOs with 100,000 or more ESUs: $7,500 + 3.5c per ESU (subject to a maximum of $25,000)


  • Non-PHO with annual income less than $500,000: $5,000
  • Non-PHO with annual income from $500,001 to $1,000,000: $7,500
  • Non-PHO with annual income from $1,000,001 to $2,500,000: $10,000
  • Non-PHO with annual income from $2,500,001 to $5,000,000: $15,000
  • Non-PHO with annual income from $5,000,001 to $10,000,000: $20,000
  • Non-PHO with annual income more than $10,000,000: $25,000

Please note all levies are subject to gst and apply for the financial year to 30 June 2020 only.

How do I join?

Contact Jim Lindsay for a confidential conversation