Dietitians NZ Member Benefits

Whether you are looking to build your network, expand your knowledge, contribute to the food and nutrition industry or standout in the job market, then membership to Dietitians NZ is your ticket!

Dietitians NZ, Aotearoa’s largest organisation for registered dietitians, dietetic students and food and nutrition professionals, and no matter the stage of your career, Dietitians NZ offers a wide range of member benefits to assist you in your work. Valued at over $3500, memberships are available from just $107!

Professional Development
As a registered health practitioner, it is both important, and a requirement to undertake professional, and personal development each year and reflect regularly on your practice and development. Our suite of PD benefits is covers all areas set by the Dietitians Board and will assist you in completing your MyCCP activities.

Supporting you on your cultural development journey
We understand that everyone is at a different point in their journey and so to assist you with your cultural development, we have launched Te Tiriti o Waitangi Hub – a dedicated hub on the website that includes lots of resources and information that will assist you in your cultural development. 

Exclusive access to the Dietitians NZ’s Professional Development Hub
With more and more professional development being delivered online, Dietitians NZ has created a professional development hub for members. This includes links to CPD activities from not only Dietitians NZ, Branches and SIGs, but many other organisations as well! Here you will also find a MyCCP webinar and reflection template to assist you with completing your MyCCP. Access

Group Prescribing Supervision
Up to 75% off registration for Group Prescribing Supervision.  Available to dietitians who have a prescribing endorsement and not prescribing in their current role, support and assistance in a safe environment to meet their prescribing supervision requirements as outlined by the Dietitians Board.

Member subsidy on registration to Dietitians NZ webinars 
Join all Dietitians NZ facilitated webinars for a member subsidy. Check out our Events page!

Subscriptions
Exclusive access to Education in Nutrition (EIN)
Exclusive access to over 200 presentation and case studies in the EIN library with 50 new titles being added each year. In addition, members will receive access to further suggested readings and self-assessment questions, and a Listen App. This is a great professional development resource!

Exclusive access to Electronic Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (e NCPT) & Resources
The Nutrition Care Process is a systematic approach to providing high quality nutrition care. Dietitians NZ members have access to the eNCPT website and the most up to date terminology used in dietetic care as well as reference sheets that provide clear definitions and explanations of all terms including indicators, criteria for evaluation, aetiologies and signs and symptoms.

Ngā Pou Mana Membership
Ngā Pou Mana envision transforming Māori health and wellbeing through courageous Māori leadership. They are the only membership-based, national Tangata Whenua allied health workforce association in Aotearoa. All Dietitians NZ members who whakapapa to the whenua of Aotearoa are able to receive membership to Ngā Pou Mana at no additional cost.

Exclusive access to Evidence Analysis Library (EAL)
The EAL is the go-to resource for nutrition science reviews and summarises the best, most relevant nutritional research on important dietetic practice questions. 

Opportunities
Promote yourself and your business on Find a Dietitian
A great way for people to find you!

Eligibility to join Dietitians NZ Council, as well as Branch & Special Interest Group leadership teams 
Fantastic way to enhance your networks and leadership skills

Apply for Professional Development funding 
Dietitians NZ is proud to be able to support members each year with awards that acknowledge excellence and encourage life-long learning. These provide an opportunity for members to gain financial support to attend conferences, seminars, workshops and undertake post-graduate study, either in New Zealand or overseas.

Dietitians NZ Awards

Health Now
HealthNow is a health specific Fintech and Healthtech solution that makes healthcare more accessible to end-users through its suite of application-based features, including but not limited to Buy Now, Pay Later and self-insurance through a digital health wallet.

By utilising HealthNow, in addition to making health more accessible, in your clinic, you will be placed on their marketplace to help clients find you and gain additional value through feedback tools. All members of Dietitians NZ are provided with an exclusive strategic rate on the merchant transaction fee. Its free to sign up and costs nothing unless the tool is used!

Networks and connections
Advocacy, Representation to and lobbying of government and key stakeholder groups
The Council and management team work on your behalf to influence the actions, policies and decisions of government and NGO’s regarding food & nutrition. We provide a voice for dietitians in Aotearoa NZ and the profession. 

Access to join Dietitians NZ Branches and SIGs
Being part of a Branch or SIG community provides great opportunities for networking and professional development. 

Fortnightly e-newsletter
Our e-news is our regular communication touch point focusing on Dietitians NZ news, events and general professional related stories and initiatives.

Products
11th Edition Clinical Handbook
Since its first publication in 1988, our handbook has provided valuable information and guidelines to support the work we all do in improving the health and wellness of New Zealander’s. It continues to evolve with the emergence of new guidelines, standards and technologies. 

The 12th Edition will be released soon!