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 2020
ADONZ 2020 Annual Conference Friday 30 October to Sunday 1 November Heritage Hotel, Queenstown
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ADONZ office closures

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Due to current world-wide travel restrictions, the ADONZ office will remain open for the duration of the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lock down.  All previous notices regarding the office closure …

ADONZ – Covid-19 update

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Optometry is non-essential and all practices should be closed from Wednesday 25 March due to the Covid-19 Alert level 4 now in place.  The government will issue an update when…


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It is with deep regret that we inform you of the postponement of the IOA Summit. We ask for your patience whilst we work through the implications of the global…

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