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The Aotearoa College of Diabetes Nurses is a specialty college of NZNO dedicated to supporting all nurses caring for people with diabetes across the age span in New Zealand. Our aim is to promote excellence in diabetes nursing in NZ through the development of clinical practice frameworks, policy, education and research.

The ACDN committee would love to hear from you. Please keep us informed of workplace, diabetes or general issues that you feel can inform our work as your elected committee

Whats on

Stay up to date with what is on in the diabetes nursing community in terms of education, awards and updates. 


Amanda de Hoop - Chair (Mid-central)

Vicki McKay - Secretary (Palmerston North)

Nana Tweneboah-Mensah - Treasurer (Auckland)

Belinda Gordge - Committee member (Canterbury)

Solita Donnelly - Website & Newsletter coordinator (Coromandel)

Michelle Williams - commitee member (Wanganui)

Jo Duncan  - Committee member (Canterbury)

Liz Lewis-Hills - Commitee member (Waikato)

Michelle McGrath - NZNO Liaison (NZNO)

Committee members left to right: 
Amanda de Hoop, Sue Talbot (past member), Solita Donnelly, Vicki McKay,
Belinda Gordge, Bobbie Milne (past chair) & Nana Tweneboah-Mensah.
Absent: Jo Duncan & Michelle McGrath. 

New members 2023: Liz Lewis-Hills & Michelle Williams

Get in touch today

0800 28 38 48 (NZNO)

The information on this ACDN site is aimed at Registered Nurses working in the field of diabetes in New Zealand and members of NZNO. As such, members of the public accessing this website who are not qualified health professionals, should be aware that any information contained here is not meant to replace your relationship with your healthcare provider(s) – please seek assistance from an appropriately qualified medical professional should you have any concerns regarding diabetes or any other health issue.