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Empowering New Zealanders about food and nutrition

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2019 Conference

Join us on the 2nd & 3rd of September 2019 at the University of Auckland (Grafton Campus) for our 2019 Conference.
Themed ‘Closing the Gap’ we’re focusing on our most vulnerable communities. The event includes a mix of original research, topical debates and workshop style learning. With a speaker line-up that includes 2014 New Zealander of the Year, Dr Lance O’Sullivan and business leader & entrepreneur Laura Humphreys, the conference is shaping up to be an exciting couple of days!

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Member blogs – read about food, nutrition and health from experts in the field

Takeaways often have a negative impact on our bodies but what are the healthier alternatives when we choose to have these convenience foods?

Read more in the blog from Angela Berrill.

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Our History

A Short History of Dietitians New Zealand

The New Zealand Dietetic Association was founded in 1943 with 47 active members, and the first AGM and Inaugural Conference were held in Wellington, 16 – 18 May 1943.

Today, 74 years later, we have a new name – Dietitians New Zealand (2010); membership stands at approximately 600.

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Dietitians NZ exists to build a strong and sustainable profession that empowers New Zealanders about food and nutrition; and inspire change to enhance the health and wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand