NZDA Awards

It's time to recognise amazing contributions and achievements by nominating our unsung heroes with awards that acknowledge their contribution to our community.

 

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION HERE

 

Key dates

 

NOMINATION CLOSE                                         
Tuesday 4 June

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED                                    
July edition of NZDA News

CONFERENCE DINNER & NZDA AWARDS     
Tuesday 30 July





Finalists will receive extensive PR and social media exposure as well recognition by their Branches, the NZDA community and peers. Finalists and award winners will have the opportunity to be formally recognised for their achievements by colleagues, industry partners and guests at the Conference Dinner and NZDA Awards evening on Tuesday 30 July, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. The dinner and NZDA awards is the premiere event during the annual conference, hosted in Wellington 29-31 July  2019.

 

Branches are invited to submit applications for one or more of the following awards:


NZDA Service Award, sponsored by Dental Protection Ltd

The purpose of the Service Award is to recognise members who have made an outstanding contribution and who exemplify outstanding volunteer spirit through excellence in service and commitment to NZDA.


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NZDA Branch Initiative of the Year

The purpose of this Award is to honour and recognise the contribution of NZDA branches to the activity and mission of NZDA. It is awarded to a Branch that through its effort and initiative has contributed to

  • representing dentists or dentistry
  • supporting dentists
  • advancing science, advancing people or
  • informing - galvanising into action or delivering initiatives and treatment in the community.

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NZDA Public Service Award, sponsored by BUPA Dental Corporation 

This Award will be presented to an NZDA member who exemplifies humanitarian ideals and attributes by

  • contributing significantly to alleviating human suffering and improving the quality of life and oral health of individuals both in NZ and/or abroad
  • demonstrating significant leadership and outstanding volunteer accomplishments that bring honour to the profession
  • serving as an inspiration to the dental profession, colleagues and those treated.

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NZDA Colleague of the Year, sponsored by Lumino the Dentists

Awarded to an inspirational role model and ambassador for the profession. A person who is supporting and encouraging of other members, involved in some type of mentoring and helps colleague's educational needs by sharing knowledge or facilitating sharing by others and at Branch level is active in welcoming members and promoting collegiality.


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NZDA Outstanding Young Dentist

Awarded to a young member of NZDA who, through their effort and initiative, has

  • Made a significant contribution to the dental profession
  • Excelled in their career reflecting positively on the dental profession
  • Acted, and is likely to continue to act, as an ambassador for the profession.

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General information

Please note that entries for the Award nominations open early March.  Entries close Tuesday 4 June.

Award finalists and their nominee will be notified by Monday 1 July.

Winners will be announced at the Conference Dinner and NZDA Awards evening. Tickets for the dinner are included in the conference full registration or may be purchased when registering for the conference if attending for a day. Additional tickets for partners and family may be purchased during the online registration subject to availability.



Contact

For further information regarding the awards contact:

Ami Gilchrist | Membership Services Manager
New Zealand Dental Assoc.
T: +64 9 579 8001 | E: ami@nzda.org.nz

or 

Megan Crum | NZDA Conference Manager
Conference Innovators 
T: +64 3 353 2821 |  E: megan@conference.nz

Principal sponsor

Contact us

Conference Innovators

P:+64 3 379 0390

E: megan@conference.nz