Association Membership Details
Membership to the Association shall be open to qualified Hygienists and anyone registered with the Dental Hygiene Board in one (or more) of the Scopes of Practice for Dental Hygiene (including orthodontic auxillaries), who are interested in the objectives of the Association and are willing to comply with the Constitution, Rules, Regulations and Policies of the Association. Membership is for 12 months from 1 October each year at $180.00 and automatically includes $10m Professional Indemnity coverage $210.00.
Association Members (Full members) $390.00 annually including $10m Professional Indemnity Insurance
Allied Membership Details
Allied Supporters shall be individuals, institutions, federations, organisations or groups who are involved in the health profession and who demonstrate support for the policies of the Association.
Application for Allied Supporter Affiliation shall be made to the membership committee of the NZDHA executive. Upon its recommendation, affiliation shall be granted by the Executive Committee and shall become effective upon receipt of the initial subscription fees.
Allied Supporters are liable for Allied Supporter membership dues. Allied Supporters do not exercise the right to vote nor do they have the right to representation.
Associate Membership Details
Overseas Membership to the Association may be granted to any Dental Hygienist not currently registered with the DCNZ who is interested in the objectives of the Association and are willing to comply with the Constitution, Rules, Regulations and Policies of the Association. The Membership year is from 1 October to 30 September each year. Annual membership dues must be current for membership. Overseas membership dues will be 75% of the Association Membership dues and does not include any journal subscriptions or the right to vote or serve in any capacity throughout the Association. Overseas Members will be given access to the NZDHA website and welcome to attend any branch meetings as members. Branches will not be paid any honorarium for overseas members listed in their branch. If an associate member becomes a registered Dental Hygienist in New Zealand they must pay the additional 25% of the total membership dues.
Associate Members (hygienists not currently registered with DCNZ) $135.00 annually
Student Membership Details
Students Members (currently studying Bachelor of Oral Health in NZ). Student Membership may be conferred on any person currently studying towards a dental hygiene qualification in New Zealand. Student membership allows students to gain access to all continuing professional development and publications. They have no voting rights and are not eligible to hold office. Student Membership runs from 1 January to the 31 December annually.
Students Members (currently studying Bachelor of Oral Health in NZ) Graduates will be invoiced to become Full members.