Otago University Dental School Summer Scholarship

university-of-otago-logo-horizontalThe ADA is makes an annual donation of $4000 to fund a scholarship for a summer studentship which is part of the Bachelor of Surgery Honours degree.

This is organised through the Sir John Walsh Research Institute. The ADA office receives a copy of the student's research report each year which is available for viewing by members.

NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair

niwa logoFor a number of years the ADA has made an annual donation of $500 to the NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair.

This fair is funded entirely through sponsorships and is an opportunity to celebrate the success of the best science and technology students in Auckland City. Over 20 schools and 20,000 students are able to be involved in these fairs annually and over 250 students are usually selected for the NIWA Science and Technology Fair.

The ADA sponsor a bronze or silver award in the field of Human Biology.

Smiles for the Pacific

Smiles-For-The-Pacific-LogoThe Newton Wickham Auckland Dental Association Trust (NWADAT)was set up about 13 years ago having recognised the need for charitable dental aid to assist the care of the underprivileged in overseas countries, especially the Pacisfic Island nations.

The Trust was a partnership between the late Dr Wickham and the ADA. Dr Wickham was passionate about dentistry, particularly the pastoral care of dental professionals, and as he was a great traveller and supporter of dental aid overseas.

Read more: Smiles for the Pacific

Dental Aid Abroad - Cambodia

The ADA Newton Wickham Trust supports a number of iniatives overseas including the work of Dr Callum Durward an NZ Paediatric dentist  working with very limited resources in Cambodia.

Please consider the request below:


A new dental school in Cambodia has almost no dental textbooks. If you have some old ( but not too old ) textbooks in good condition that you would consider donating to the new library at the University of Puthisastra, please send them to:

Dr Annie Chen-Green c/- Unit 3B,812 Main North Road, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Or they can be sent directly to Cambodia to:

Prof. Callum Durward, Vice Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Puthisastra, P.O. Box. 1403, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 12000. Tel:855-12-394534 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Contact Info

Auckland Dental Association

Manager: Margie Ecroyd
ADA Head Office
1/195 Main Highway
P.O. Box 28-084
Auckland 1541
Phone: 09 580 0081
Fax: 09 580 0010
Email: admin@ada.co.nz
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Auckland Dental Association 1/195 Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland. Phone: 09 580 0081 Email: admin@ada.co.nz