Skip to main content

The Association of Dispensing Opticians of New Zealand


Members Nation-wide


Workshops, Conferences & Events.


Job Placement, HR Resources & More


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.

Learn More

Coming up 2024
ADONZ Annual Conference, Graduation, and Trade Show  |  Rydges Wellington  |  Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2024

2024 Conference Sponsorship for students is not open yet.  Conference registration will open in July.

For more information: click here.

Click here to apply for the 2024 Conference Sponsorship

Our Sponsors

News & Updates

2024 ADONZ Annual Conference and Graduation

| News | No Comments
2024 Annual Conference and Graduation Rydges Wellington Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2024 For an outline of our conference weekend (including registration fees) click here..  Registrations will open in…

ADONZ office

| News | No Comments
The office is open part time, variable hours (usually afternoons) on weekdays only.  If you have questions, please email:   Emails are checked regularly when the office is open and…

ADONZ 2023 Wage and Work Survey

| News | No Comments
Annual Wage Surveys are conducted at the end of each year and the results are published on the Resources page. Wage survey information from December 2023 has been collated and…

Contact Us

Postal Address: PO Box 137 Morrinsville, 3340
Phone: 07 824 1044