The Aotearoa New Zealand Anaesthesia Education Committee (ANZAEC) is a joint subcommittee of the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists New Zealand National Committee (ANZCA NZNC).

ANZAEC oversees and coordinating continuing professional development (CPD) activities for anaesthetists in New Zealand on behalf of the parent organisations.  


The Committee members consist of 3 NZSA and 3 ANZCA NZNC representatives.  The Chair is held by one of the parent body representatives and rotates biennially.

The Committee
Dr Tom Fernandez
Dr Sheila Hart
NZSA President
Dr Sally Ure
Chair ANZCA NZNC representative
Dr Jonathan Panckhurst
NZSA Education Officer and representative
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  • Dr kathryn Hagen  (NZSA Past President and representative)

  • Kiri Rikihana (ANZCA Executive Director,observer status)

  • Renu Borst (NZSA CEO,observer status)

  • Dr Sam Perrin (ANZCA Trainee representative)

  • Dr Michael Wadsworth (NZSA Trainee representative)

  • Kirstin Fraser (NZATS representative, observer status) 

  • Adele Broadbent (ANZCA Comms Manager,observer status)

The ANZAEC meets several times a year by teleconference and

usually in person at the Aotearoa New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (ANZCA ASM).

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