Trainee Interns

As a Trainee Intern, your NZRDA membership is FREE

Beginning your first year as a house officer is always daunting. As well as coming to grips with being a doctor you also need to understand what it means to be an employee. The RDA is here to help you deal with “all that contract stuff” and more. Join now by filling in the form below, or read on for further information.

If you are a TI who is having to cover the work or some of the work of an absent House Officer, please fill out the below form and email to us at:

Trainee Intern Work Form

Membership Application

Enter your details below to join the NZRDA.


We are the only representative body that has your best interests at heart. We can help with a wide variety of problems – all you need to do is ask! Membership for TIs is free – Just fill in the form above, and it’s done.

You will receive:

  • A copy of the quarterly Resident Doctor Journal
  • Member updates
  • Reminder to update your membership when starting as a HO


Please note that TI membership does not entitle you to voting rights.

Get in touch with NZRDA

If you have any questions or general enquiries, get in touch with us using the contact details below or the form on this page.

Membership queries:
General & contract queries:

Freephone: 0800 803 993