Student Members

Students enrolled in a full time course of study in Acupuncture and/or Chinese Medicine are able to join Acupuncture NZ as student members. There is no fee for this and student members can attend seminars, study groups and regional meetings. Student members will also receive the monthly Acupuncture NZ newsletter and will be informed of any workshops or seminars that may be of interest. If a small bond is paid, student members are entitled to make full use of the Acupuncture NZ library facilities. 

The following schools offer courses in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Graduates from the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and TCM are able to join Acupuncture NZ immediately upon graduation. Graduates from the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine may have to complete an assessment for clinical competence depending on the course completed.

The New Zealand School of Acupuncture and TCM (NZSATCM)


Wellington Campus: Level 10, 157 Willis St, Wellington 6011. Ph 04 473 9005
Auckland Campus:    382 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland 1344. Ph 09 630-3546


The New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine (NZCCM)


Level 1, 321 Great South Rd, Greenlane, Auckland 1015  Ph 09 580 2376

Acupuncture NZ does not recognise graduates of primary qualifying TCM programs undertaken by correspondence or distance education mode, nor does Acupuncture NZ recognise graduates of short courses.

For information about careers in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in New Zealand, go to and search for acupuncture.