CPD & events calendar

The NZVA is committed to providing and being a facilitator for all high-quality continuing professional development (CPD) for veterinarians in New Zealand.

Scroll through the calendar to see what CPD activities are on offer. If you wish to add a CPD listing or are after our terms and conditions, please scroll below the calendar.

CPD listings with the NZVA accreditation badge have been reviewed by the NZVA CPD team and are deemed as providing high-quality continuing professional development for veterinary professionals across a range of competencies and veterinary fields.


Scheduled CPD

July 2024

22 | Nutritional support for pets living with serious illness


22 | Empowering veterinary mental health: part 3

Webinar series

25 | High pathogenicity avian influenza threat

East Coast Network Meeting

29 | An approach to the surgery of the eye and eyelids in dogs and cats

Otago Network Meeting

August 2024

7 | Spinal disease decision-making

Waikato Network Meeting

13 | 2024 WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines


14 | Tips and tricks for managing problematic adrenal glands

Taranaki Network Meeting

27 | Raw diets - a meaty discussion

Bay of Plenty Network Meeting

27 | How to get the most out of your companion animal and equine examination technique

Hawkes Bay Network Meeting

September 2024

2 | Companion animal oncology

Online course

7 | VSA Winterfest 2024


October 2024

3 | Nutritional support for pets living with serious illness


10 | Nutritional support for pets living with serious illness


19 | Royal Canin Gastrointestinal Symposium


24 | Nutritional support for pets living with serious illness


30-31 | Wellbeing & Business Symposium


31 | Chronic pain management - beyond the basics roadshow

Canterbury Network Meeting

November 2024

5 | Chronic pain management - beyond the basics roadshow

Wellington Network Meeting

6 | Chronic pain management - beyond the basics roadshow

Auckland Network Meeting

7 | Chronic pain management - beyond the basics roadshow

Waikato Network Meeting

19-20 | InCalf Foundation Training


20-22 | Healthy Hoof provider training for rural professionals


22-25 | 2024 NZVA Wildlife Conference


Unscheduled CPD

Available all year - professional skills and wellbeing

Professional skills for veterinary teams

Online course

Mentoring for success

Online course

Wellbeing and resilience for the veterinary profession

Online course

Leadership Intelligence Development and Support programme

Online course

ProSkills Online Short Courses

Online course

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Online course

VetThrive 6 shield program

Online course

Excellence in client care: a ProSkills package

Online course

Supporting clients through grief and euthanasia: a ProSkills package

Online course

Clinical coaching

Online course

Available all year - technical knowledge and skills

Livestock and climate change - a veterinary perspective

Online course

The Webinar Vet: Learn anytime, anywhere

Online subscription

Master of Veterinary Medicine

Online course

Gribbles webinar series

Webinar series

A veterinary approach to sustainable food and farming

Online course

Learn how rehabilitation can help arthritis case management

Online course

Edu-Badge - Dog intubation

Online course

Edu-Badge - Clinical examination

Online course

Xylazine sedation of calves for disbudding

Online authorisation

Online Vet AMS course (Antimicrobial stewardship)

Online course

College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies (CIVT): Rehabilitation webinar series


Applied Epidemiology Professional Development Course

Online course

Applying the Five Domains Model to the Welfare Assessment of Sport and Recreation Horses

Online course

NZVA Accredited CPD Organisations
Central CPD
Central CPD On-Demand is an innovative online NZVA accredited CPD solution for the whole practice team. Sign up for over 2,500 high-quality CPD videos, including short how-to videos, practical surgical tutorials, academy programmes and longer in-depth learning series – all available to watch anywhere and at any time.
NZVA accredited CPD
Improve Veterinary Education
Postgraduate training and education for veterinarians, nurses and technicians. For information about their available online courses, blended learning programmes and practical workshops visit the NZVA accreditation website.
NZVA accredited CPD


CPD listing and accreditation

External providers can apply to have their CPD activities listed on the NZVA CPD calendar and/or to have their CPD accredited by NZVA. To apply for a calendar listing for an external company, please complete the CPD listing form.

Regional Network meetings for NZVA members can be listed on the event calendar by completing this CPD listing form.

To apply for accreditation, go to our CPD accreditation page. CPD activities that are NZVA accredited have the NZVA accreditation stamp on the calendar listing and registration page.

NZVA terms and conditions

Once registration for a CPD activity has been made, an invoice or GST receipt will be emailed along with confirmation. The invoice must be paid within the payment terms stated on the invoice or within seven (7) days of the event (whichever comes first).

Delegates may nominate an alternative person from their same organisation to attend up to 48 hours before the event, at no extra charge. Should substitution not be possible, cancellation charges will apply. All substitutions must be received in writing.

No shows
If you are a registered for an activity, but do not participate and fail to notify the NZVA prior, no refund will apply.

Cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations received before 21 days before the activity starts will incur a NZ$50 administration fee. Cancellations received within 21 days of the activity start date will incur a 50% fee. Refunds are not available for cancellations received within seven days of the activity start date.



  1. The NZVA reserves the right to make alterations to a programme, the venue and/or timings.
  2. In the situation where an activity is cancelled by NZVA, a full refund will be made. Liability will be limited to the amount of the fee paid by the delegate.
  3. In the situation where an activity is postponed or the dates being changed, the organiser shall not be liable for any expenditure (e.g. travel and accommodation), damage or loss incurred by the delegate. The delegate will not be penalised for cancelling should the new dates not be suitable.
  4. If any re-arrangement or postponement the event can take place, the registration between the delegate and the the NZVA shall remain in force and will be subject to the NZVA cancellation schedule.

It is the responsibility of the delegate to arrange appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at NZVA events. The NZVA cannot be held liable for any loss, liability or damage to personal property.