• About Us

  • Mission Statement

    We understand how important your teeth are to your health, your appearance and your self-confidence.

    In our practice there are no one-size-fits-all solutions; our team of dental professionals spend time with each patient finding out what matters to you and customizing treatments to meet your individual needs.

    Our team genuinely love dentistry, interacting with our patients, and making a difference to the way you look and feel.

    • We are dedicated to providing healthy, aesthetic smiles and we focus on improving the quality, function, and appearance of your teeth that last a lifetime.
    • We aim to meet every patient's needs by offering a variety of general and advanced dental treatments.
    • We are a warm and friendly team and we ensure that you are comfortable, pain-free and safe.
    • Financial plans, special appointments and treatment options are individually customized for you.
  • Staff
  • Our Caring Dental Staff

  • Dr. Eduard Durrheim

    Dr Edward Durrheim Of Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ

    BChD, Dip Odont (MFOS)

  • Ed was born in South Africa and qualified at the University of Pretoria in 1996.

    His first three professional years were spent in the Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery Department at two universities where he obtained a DipOdont in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery.

    In 2003, Ed and his family immigrated to New Zealand and he commenced practice in Blenheim.

    He has two kids and his wife Annabel is the practice manager of the surgery. Ed loves hunting and fishing and spending time with the family.

    Ed's key interests in dentistry are Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Orthodontics. He is a registered member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

  • Dr. Steven Grant

    Dr Steven Grant Of Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ


    Steven was born in Warrington in the North West of England and gained his qualification at Liverpool University in 1989.

    After qualifying, he worked in general practices in England, Scotland and Wales before moving to Blenheim with his family in 2003.

    He enjoys all the outdoor activities that Marlborough has to offer - Tramping, Skiing, Rock Climbing and Biking. He also follows Liverpool football club and Warrington rugby league team.

    Steven has now worked at Durrheim & Associates since 2004. He says: "I like to think I put my patients at ease and work well with them so they can achieve healthy smiles".

  • Dr. Gemma Hellstrom

    Dr Gemma Hellstrom Of Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ


    Gemma is a Marlborough local who gained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (credit) from Otago University in 2007. She first worked at Christchurch Hospital as a Dental House Surgeon before moving home to Blenheim. She has been a part of the team at Durrheim & Associates for 10 years now.

    Gemma really enjoys cosmetic dentistry and helping people to smile confidently again. She also has a passion for educating patients and helping the more anxious patients overcome their fear. Gemma always aims to make her patients' experience as relaxing and comfortable as possible!

    She has a husband, three young daughters and two naughty chocolate border collies to keep her busy outside of dentistry.

  • Dr. Barbara Tippet

    Dr Barbara Tippet Of Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ

    BDS, BSc (Microbiology)

    Barbara is a kind and caring dentist who respects her patients’ opinions and works with them to create a dental plan.

    She is a general dentist with a particular interest in helping anxious patients access dental care and to overcome their historical hurdles. Barbara also enjoys educating patients, enabling them to take control over preventable dental problems.

    Outside of work, Barbara loves walking her dogs and enjoys many types of exercise. She has a passion for growing vegetables and loves cooking organic and wild food for her friends and family.

    She says: "I am fortunate to have such a great client base but am also very happy to take on new patients."

  • Dr. Simone Oosthuizen

    Dr Simone Oosthuizen Of Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ


    Simone was born in South Africa. She qualified at the University of Pretoria in 1980 and has been in her own private practice full time for 39 years.

    Simone's married and has 4 children and 5 grandchildren. She and her husband, Mauritz immigrated to New Zealand about 4 years ago.

    Simone enjoys rehabilitating a smile. Aesthetics and function go hand in hand. New technology and materials excite her. It gives her great pleasure to impart her knowledge, skill and expertise to create a beautiful smile. Simone strives to stay abreast of new developements.

    She says: "Dentistry is my passion. A healthy mouth is a happy patient and a content dentist! I strive to serve."

  • Pip Hawke

    Pip Hawke Is Dental Therapist At Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ

    Dental Therapist

    Pip is a local, growing up on the East Coast of Marlborough. She trained in Wellington before returning to Marlborough after graduation.

    She has a long history in the Dental Industry working in both the public and private sectors, and currently works part time for Durrheim & Associates at both the Blenheim and the Picton Practice.

    Pip prides herself in providing comprehensive care for the adolescent group she takes care of.

    She loves being part of the motivated, caring and skilled team here at Durrheim & Associates.

  • Emily Dalby

    Emily Dalby Is Dental Hygienist At Durrheim And Associates Dental Clinic In Marlborough NZ

    Dental Therapist / Hygienist

    Emily is an Oral Health Therapist working in both dental therapy and dental hygiene.

    Graduating with a passion for oral health from Otago University (BOH) in 2016, Emily commenced her career in Blenheim with motivation to deliver effective health promotion with a focus on prevention.

    Her goal is to help people of all ages feel comfortable in the clinic with a friendly approach and gentle manner.

    Emily has embraced the Marlborough sunshine and enjoys keeping active as well as cooking with whole foods. She is also interested in overseas dental volunteer work by helping relieve children of dental pain.

  • Contact Us
  • Our Contact Details

  • Durrheim & Associates

    (03) 578 5843


    4 Richardson Avenue
    Omaka Landing
    Blenheim 7201

    PO Box 595
    Blenheim 7240


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