We set the standard for resuscitation and first aid in Aotearoa New Zealand. Find out more about how we do this through guidelines and training.
We are New Zealand’s authority on resuscitation. We take the time to look at international scientific developments occurring in resuscitation and apply the evidence to the New Zealand environment. We use this to inform the training that we provide to resuscitation instructors.
Our resuscitation instructors are certified to help others attain the Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE). Whether you simply need to know the basics of resuscitation, or advanced techniques used in hospital situations, instructors are available at a level that is right for you.
As New Zealand’s guideline and standard setting body for resuscitation, you can be sure that our certified instructors offer the most up-to-date knowledge on resuscitation.
The New Zealand Resuscitation Council is represented on the International Liaison Committee of Resuscitation (ILCOR) through the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR). Our resuscitation guidelines are developed in collaboration with the Australian Resuscitation Council.
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Any person in need has the best possible outcome from immediate threat to life and limb.
To set the standard for resuscitation and first aid in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our information services are here to respond to your queries about resuscitation and can help with:
Education services include training resuscitation instructors to deliver the Certificate of Resuscitation and Emergency Care (CORE). We also certify private first aid and emergency care instructors in resuscitation. To learn more about training for Emergency Care Instructors and CORE Instructors, see Training.
Our participation in the International Liaison Committee of Resuscitation (ILCOR) through the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) ensures that New Zealand contributes to resuscitation science and debate on the world stage.
We have a strong relationship with the Australian Resuscitation Council, and collaborate to develop resuscitation guidelines that communicate expectations for resuscitation and emergency care across Australasia. For all resuscitation guidelines endorsed by the New Zealand Resuscitation Council see Guidelines.