The professional, educational and political interests of clinical radiologists and radiation oncologists in New Zealand are overseen by the New Zealand Branch Committee (NZBC) and the New Zealand Radiation Oncology Executive (NZROE).
These two committees represent the College when advocating and collaborating with government, regulatory organisations, District Health Boards and other stakeholders. Both the NZBC and NZROE consist of members from around the country who work both in the public and private sectors.
New Zealand Branch Committee members
Dr Gabriel Lau, Chairperson
A/Prof Sanjay Jeganathan, Dean, Faculty of Clinical Radiology
Dr Kate O’Connor, Faculty of Clinical Radiology NZ Representative
Dr Mark Coates, Honorary Secretary/Treasurer
Dr Hugh Roberts, Branch Education Officer
Dr Verity Wood, Committee Member
Dr Stephen Wood, Workforce Representative
Dr Quentin Reeves, Committee Member
Dr Joe Feltham, Professional Practice Committee member
Dr Laura Hill, Trainee Representative
New Zealand Radiation Oncology Executive members
Dr Shaun Costello, Chair & ROWG Representative
Dr Keen Hun Tai, Dean, Faculty of Radiation Oncology
Dr Ziad Thotathil, Faculty of Radiation Oncology & PFEC
Dr Claire Hardie, Education & Training Committee
Dr Susan Brooks, Training Network Director
Dr Melissa James, Economics & Workforce Committee
Dr Ramesh Pandey, Media & Profile Committee
Dr Iain Ward, Quality & Improvement Committee
Dr Nichola Naidoo, Committee Member
Dr Katherine Tse, Trainee Representative
Dr Azri Yasin - Research Committee Representative
The New Zealand Branch leads a number of activities to support our members in New Zealand, including:
Please find the NZ AGM 2021 papers here
The New Zealand Branch runs recruitment programmes in New Zealand for first year clinical radiology and radiation oncology training positions. Each year, recruitment is advertised on this website and through the District Health Boards. Applications open 29 March 2021 and are available below.
For information about careers in clinical radiology and radiation oncology, please follow this link.
The College actively engages with governments, industry, consumers and other stakeholders in clinical radiology and radiation oncology to ensure consumers have access to quality services.
Some examples of advocacy specific to the New Zealand setting include:
Our work to develop policy, professional standards, practice standards and quality projects is the foundation of our advocacy work. For some examples of our advocacy work, please refer to our position statements and submissions and media releases.
The New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting is held every year, being a conjoint event between the two Faculties, as well as a number of other events. Find out what’s on in New Zealand.
A number of awards and fellowship opportunities are available to New Zealand members, thanks to funding from the NZ Radiology Education Trust:
The NZ Radiology Education Trust focuses on quality, education, research, workforce development and peer support and aims to promote and raise the profile of radiology, and to educate the wider medical and public communities on the optimal use of radiology.
To access the latest information and news from New Zealand, see News and Media.