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At you have easy access to all the following information or use the links below to take you directly to what you need.

Many of us have found it useful to to do this mini quiz to help determine if we have a problem with compulsive eating.

Click here for an introduction to the 12 steps. What exactly is an OA meeting like? What does all working the OA program mean? 

We have meetings across the Central North Island of New Zealand.  If your area doesn’t have many or any local (face-to-face) meetings, you are welcome to attend online or telephone meetings.

Overeaters Anonymous has meetings in over 75 countries. Click on the link to take you straight to the OA world directory.

Listen to the podcasts from our World Service website to learn you are not alone and there is hope for your recovery in OA.

Books and Pamphlets

Books, pamphlets, e-literature and more can be purchased directly from the World Service Office website or email our Literature co-ordinator at

The above links are for the offical Overeaters Anonymous Facebook pages.

This link provides an explanation of OA for professionals working in the health sector.

Click here for the latest copy of the Professional Community Courier, published by the World Service Office specifically for Health Care Professionals.

The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous

“Our way of life, based on these twelve steps and twelve traditions, has brought us physical, emotional and spiritual healing, that we don’t hesitate to call miraculous. What works for us will work for you, too.”

–The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

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