Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

2018 meeting dates

The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board plans to hold quarterly meetings in Wellington in 2018.

Meetings will be held on the following dates:

  • 9 February
  • 18 May
  • 17 August
  • 2 November

Teleconferences for urgent business and committee work may be held throughout the year.

Meeting summaries

The Board is a statutory body constituted under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act) to maintain the health and safety of members of the public by providing mechanisms to ensure that health practitioners are competent and fit to practise. The Board endeavours to keep its stakeholders up to date with key decisions.

To read a summary of key decisions made at the above mentioned meetings, please click on the link below for the relevant meeting date.  Links will only appear for meetings that have taken place already and where a summary is now available.

NB: Decisions relating to individual practitioners discussed at Board meetings are confidential between the Board and the practitioner under the Privacy Act 1993 and are therefore not included or referenced. 


13 February 2015


1 May 2015

6 August 2015


6 November 2015


12 Feb 2016


13 May 2016


29 July 2016


4 November 2016


10 February 2017


5 May 2017


4 August 2017


10 November 2017

February 2018 (available so0n)

Contact Us

Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

Level 5, 22 Willeston Street,
Wellington 6011
PO Box 9644, Wellington 6141
Tel: +64 4 474 0705, Fax +64 4 474 0709

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