The NZPsS is committed to developing and promoting biculturalism and cultural diversity in the work that it does. In seeking to achieve its goals and objects the Society actively seeks to encourage policies and practices which reflect New Zealand’s cultural diversity and in particular the spirit and intent of the Treaty of Waitangi. This commitment is reflected in Rule 3 of the Society’ Rules.
We represent the professional needs of and interests of our members in the service of community wellbeing and advancing social justice through our advocacy role with Government and other agencies.
The NZPsS works with other organisations in support of the delivery of quality psychological interventions, cultural competence and the development of the psychology workforce to improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders
Awards and honours
The NZPsS awards, scholarships and honours recognise distinguished contributions to psychological practice, education, science as well as services to the public and to colleagues. and practice, as well as early career achievements