The Aviation Medical Society in New Zealand exists to foster and support aviation medicine and aviation medical practitioners.It is a non-profit Incorporated Society. The Society is associated with a charitable trust, the Patterson Trust, named in honour of Douglas Patterson who was the Managing Director of the National Airways Corporation (the forerunner of the domestic arm of Air New Zealand).

AvMedia was The Journal  of Aviation Medical Societies of Australia and New Zealand. Issues between 1998-2003 may be downdloaded from the net at :

AvMedia Society Journal