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Welcome to our website. The objectives of the society are to


  • promote the advancement of Parasitology
  • maintain liaison with other scientific societies
  • encourage the dissemination of information and new developments in Parasitology for education and the betterment of society


Latest Parasitology News

The details for the 2018 New Zealand Society for Parasitology Conference has been announced!

Oct 2017
The 45th NZSP conference took place on 26th  October, 2017. The conference proceedings are available here and include the Programme and Abstracts.
 Apr 2017 The date and venue for the 2017 NZSP conference and Parasite Advisory Day have been decided. They will take place at Massey University, Palmerston North on the 24-26 October.

The minutes from the 2016 AGM are here.


Latest Newsletter available

See Newsletters section or click here to download as an Adobe Acrobat document (1.1 MB in size)



The proceedings of the 2014 NZSP conference (221 kB) are now available to download.

The proceedings of the 2013 NZSP conference (223 kB) are available to download.

Upcoming Parasitology Conferences


ICOPA 2018– 14th International Congress of Parasitology. August 19th- 24th August, 2018. Daegu, Korea


Check out these recent open access papers about New Zealand parasites