Aotearoa College of Diabetes Nurses

Welcome to the Aotearoa College of Diabetes Nurses

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. 

Angela Clark (NZNO), Debbie Cunliffe, Kerrkie Skeggs, Bobby Milne, Tricha Ball, Inge Wright, Andrea Rooderkerk, Bryan Gibbison

Tricha Ball - Chair


Debbie Cunliffe - Secretary/Website/Communications

Bay of Plenty

Kerrie Skeggs - Treasurer


Bryan Gibbison - Accreditation Coordinator


Andrea Rooderkerk - Workforce Development and Membership Portfolio

Hawkes Bay

Bobbi Milne
Study Day Organiser

Greater Auckland

Newsletter via ACDN secretary

Angela Clark - NZNO Liaison



ACDN Strategic Plan and Operational Plans

ACDN Business and Operational Plan 2017-2020 - click here

ACDN Draft Strategic Plan 2018-2023

ACDN Committee Nomination Form (PDF 152KB)

Draft documents for consultation

Please send feedback to



Pharmaco (N.Z.) Ltd
4 Fisher Crescent, Mt Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand
09 377 3336


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.

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