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To join the ADONZ, simply complete our online form below.

You will be invoiced for membership fees after your application is received and processed.

No part time membership fees are currently available. If you are working less than 2 days per week, please contact our office for information on reduced membership fees.

To apply for membership please complete our form online by clicking the button below.

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Membership Fees

Full: $600.00
Student: $25.00
Associate (Retired or Non-practicing DO): $120.00

Dispensing Opticians Practice Standards (Codes of Practice): 

Practice Standards are also available on the ODOB website .

ADONZ Resources (members – log in to view more resources)

ADONZ Annual wage survey results

Register to Practice in NZ

  • Please contact the Optometrists & Dispensing Opticians Board
    – View Website

Overseas Applicant Guidelines

  • OptiBlocks is the education division of ADONZ.
    It undertakes the assessment of overseas applicants to
    become registered to practice as a Dispensing Optician
    in New Zealand.  For information about the process please see our current guidelines here (these guidelines are under review):OptiBlocks Overseas Applicants Assessment Guide 10-23

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News & Updates

2024 ADONZ Annual Conference and Graduation

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2024 Annual Conference and Graduation Rydges Wellington - Friday 19 to Sunday 22 September Details for our Annual Conference, Graduation, and Trade Show will be available in early 2023.  Please…

CPD information for Dispensing Opticians

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The current Dispensing Optician CPD cycle is from 1 December 2022 to 30 November 2024.  You must complete the 20 credit requirement during this time to maintain your Annual Practising…

ADONZ office

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The office is open part time, with variable hours on weekdays only.  If you have questions, please email:  [email protected]   Emails are checked regularly when the office is open and you'll…

Contact Us

Postal Address: PO Box 137 Morrinsville, 3340
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 07 824 1044