The Professional Association Leading the Advancement of Career Development Excellence for Aotearoa. Our vision is supported through becoming a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner organisation.

Our mission is guided by four pillars:
Professionalism, Advocacy, Sustainability, Collaboration

CDANZ is the professional body for career development practice in Aotearoa, New Zealand. We offer our members and New Zealanders a collective identity for the profession. Our Professional Standards articulate our commitment to maintaining a high level of trust, integrity, and service.

CDANZ works to champion policies which lead to the enhancement of career development in New Zealand. We collaborate with aligned associations and the international career development community to offer support, research, and mechanisms that are mutually beneficial to the profession.