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Welcome to New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons

The New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons is a non-profit, professional association devoted to the maintenance of excellent ethical and professional standards within the field of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.

Becoming a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Oversight and governance of the SET programme in plastic and reconstructive surgery in New Zealand is the responsibility of the New Zealand Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (NZBPRS).  Information on becoming a plastic surgeon in New Zealand can be found at Surgical Education and Training (SET) Programme.

Entry to the SET Programme is highly competitive with selection occurring once a year, commencing in January.  For more information on selection including the minimum requirements, selection regulations, key dates and application link refer to Selection.