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The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board welcomes communication from the public.  The Board secretariat office hours are 8.30am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however if you wish to meet with a staff member we advise you contact us first to make an appointment.

A voice mail service is in operation for times when staff are unavailable.


Registration & APC enquiries

Contact: Annette McCoy Deputy Registrar

Email: Annette.McCoy@odob.health.nz

Tel: +64 4 474 0704

Recertification enquiries

Contact: Adele Shoebridge Recertification Officer

Email: Adele.Shoebridge@odob.health.nz

Tel: +64 4 474 0702


Risk of Harm notification, Covid-19 enquiries or other enquiries

Contact: Elmarie Stander Registrar

Email:  Elmarie Stander

Tel: +64 4 474 0705


Office closed for Holidays:

23rd December – 10th January 


PO Box 9644,
Wellington 6141

If you want to courier a document the physical address is:

Level 5, 22 Willeston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Registered optometrists/dispensing opticians should note their registration number in any communication to the Board.