Benefits of NZOHA

  • To reduce duplication of effort currently occurring with NZDHA and NZDOHTA
  • To reduce duplication of administration costs 
  • To reduce duplication of cost and time commitments for members
  • To overcome the dilution of impact that exists when operating as two distinct and discrete associations
  • To remove confusion regarding which organisation an emerging professional with a Bachelors degree in Oral Health should join.  
  • To create a stronger voice as a united professional body for lobbying and having ‘a voice at the table’. 
  • To better align the professional body with the emerging practitioners coming from tertiary institutions.
  • To create stronger branches and stronger regions.
  • To better align with the Ministry of Health strategy for integrated service delivery.