The Association of Dispensing Opticians of New Zealand


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The Association of Dispensing Opticians of New Zealand (ADONZ)

Was formed in 1952 when the first official meeting was held in Palmerston North. Throughout the history of Dispensing Optics in New Zealand, the ADONZ has been instrumental in every new regulation and in the education of Dispensing Opticians.

Dispensing Opticians are registered with the Optometrists & Dispensing Opticians Board. They are qualified health care providers and complete continuing education in order to maintain an Annual Practising Certificate.

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Coming up 2021
ADONZ Annual Conference, Queenstown – Friday 29 to Sunday 31 October.  To register, please see below…

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Covid-19 update

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Covid-19 Alert Levels:  Auckland - Alert Level 4 / Rest of NZ - Alert Level 2 All members should continue to read the communications from the ADONZ and ODOB.  The…

ADONZ 2021 Annual Conference – register now and join us in Queenstown!

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ADONZ 2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE and GRADUATION Heritage Hotel, Queenstown - Friday 29 to Sunday 31 October 2021 Registrations close 12pm Friday 15 October.  We will be unable to accept late…

CPD information for Dispensing Opticians

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The ODOB recently communicated to all DOs that the current CPD cycle has been extended by 12 months to give everyone additional time to comply.  You now have until 30…

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