Welcome to Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand is the industry association representing companies engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription medicines.

Medicines New Zealand works to:

  • Demonstrate the value of medicines, within the context of total healthcare
  • Ensure access for all New Zealanders and their medical advisors to new medicines
  • Encourage and support continuing advancement in medical science and its application in health
  • Ensure the industry, through Medicines New Zealand, is recognised by the health sector and the community generally as a key partner in maintaining the good health of all New Zealanders.


A central objective of Medicines New Zealand is to promote the benefits of a strong research based medicines industry in New Zealand.