What is the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand (OTBNZ)?
The Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand (OTBNZ) is a health regulatory authority. We ensure the safety of consumers using occupational therapy services. We do this by making sure all occupational therapists meet the specifications of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
Renewals 2019/2020 Now Open
Renew your practising certificate
You may now apply for your 2019-20 practising certificate. Please make sure to submit your application before 31 March 2019.
If you have questions about the process this year, please refer to the information on our website ‘Renewing your practising certificate for 2019/20′.
Contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0800 99 77 55 if you need additional clarification.
Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand
Research – Concept Development for a Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) Informed Palliative Care Creening Tool
Deidre Morgan is an occupational therapist and researcher at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.
Registration, re-certification & third party overview – February 2019
Thanks to everyone who joined our Webinar. For those who missed it, you can watch it back by clicking the link below.
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Following the success of last years symposiums the Board will be holding symposiums/huis again this year in the following locations – West Coast, Gisborne, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Tauranga, Invercargill, Whangarei, Nelson and Napier. The symposiums/huis are free and open to all practitioners and students. The programme is from 8:30am – 3:00pm with lunch provided.
We are holding symposiums/huis in the small towns this year, but hope to return to the large centres in 2020.
A sample of the programme can be seen here
To register please click here:
Locations & Dates:
- West Coast – Saturday 6 April (Beach Front Hotel – Hokitika)
- Gisborne – Saturday 4 May (Poutama room Gisborne hospital)
- Hamilton – Saturday 25 May (Bill Gallagher Events Room 1 – Marae at Wintec Cit Campus )
- New Plymouth – Saturday 22 June
- Tauranga – Saturday 13 July Potuterangi Marae
- Invercargill – Saturday 14 September
- Whangarei – Saturday 19 October
- Nelson – Date TBC
- Napier – Saturday 7 December
For further information contact email@example.com or 0800 99 77 55
The Occupational Therapy Board has put into effect new fees from January 31st 2019.
Please click here for a list of the changes.
Click here for an explanation as to how the new fees were decided.
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Occupational Therapist Workforce
Health Practitioner Disciplinary Tribunal (HPDT)
HPDT decisions for occupational therapists can be seen here