Who are we?

Diabetes New Zealand Incorporated is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. We’ve been around for over 50 years and have a National Office in Wellington, and branches across the country with staff and volunteers who help people live well with diabetes.


Every person in New Zealand affected by, or at risk of diabetes has access to the information and support needed to manage their health and well-being.

Our Charity Number: CC11432

What do we do?

Information and Support

Increase access to, and effectiveness of, information and resources to provide support, promote better understanding and enhance self-management to reduce long-term health complications

Leadership and Advocacy

Lead initiatives and advocate for people with diabetes to improve their health and well-being


Demonstrate the organisation to be a truly unified entity that operates efficiently and effectively, ensuring we think nationally but act locally

Financial sustainability

Become financially sustainable and reduce dependency on membership subscriptions