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. 

Left to Right: Anne Waterman, Nana Tweneboah-Mensah, Vicki McKay, Sue Talbot, Bobbie Milne, Amanda de Hoop, Michelle McGrath

Bobbie Milne


Vicki McKay

Palmerston  North

Amanda de Hoop
Accreditation Coordinator

Mid Central

Nana Tweneboah-Mensah


Sue Talbot


Pip Creswell


Belinda Gordge


Michelle McGrath

NZNO Liaison




ACDN Strategic Plan and Operational Plans           Mediray Diabetes


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.