Nurses, district health boards to meet today for mediation talks

Nurses are set to meet with district health boards today for mediation, two days after giving formal notice for a national strike. 

Nurses will only walk off the job, however, if mediation on Friday fails. Source: 1 NEWS

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says the mediation is a last attempt to avoid strike action, after nurses strongly rejected the latest pay offer.

The proposed strikes are set for July 5th and 12th.