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Advocating for Ka Ora, Ka Ako

Posted on 9/05/2024
Dietitians NZ & the Nutrition Society of New Zealand Advocate for Safe and Nutritious School Lunch Programs


Ready to advance your career in nutrition and dietetics?

Posted on 1/05/2024
Become a registered dietitian. Join Massey University for an interactive webinar to find out more.


Advanced Diabetes Management Course

Posted on 1/05/2024
The Diabetes Management Course is a free online 20 week course for health professionals. Course starts 13th May


When Can My Baby Drink Cow's Milk

Posted on 12/04/2024
The Paediatric SIG issued a media release in response to media around 'When Can My Baby Drink Cows Milk?'


Dietitians Week 8th-14th April 2024 Media Release

Posted on 5/04/2024
Dietitians celebrate Dietitians Week highlighting integrity and high standard of practice in Aotearoa New Zealand


Announcing our new General Manager

Posted on 13/03/2024
Nau mai, haere mai! Welcome to our incoming General Manager, Angela Berrill.


Alcohol and heart health

Posted on 19/12/2023
Dave Monro, Chief Advisor Food & Nutrition for the Heart Foundation shares the latest research on alcohol and heart health.


Mercy Ships

Posted on 25/10/2023
Mercy Ships deploys hospital ships to low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The humanitarian charity’s mission is to transform the lives of people living with poverty, disfigurement, and disability.



Posted on 17/07/2023
Hear from Dietitians NZ Council Vice-Chair and Te Kahui Manukura o Kai Ora Chair, Brittani Beavis, sharing her insights on acknowledging and celebrating Matariki.


A Critical Missing Ingredient

Posted on 18/05/2023
A first of its kind report in New Zealand found an overwhelming need to include more dietitians in primary health care, with every $1 spent on funding dietitians estimated to deliver a cost-saving benefit to the country of $99 over five years.