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Our TEAM Profiles




Rozeleen Rahiman BDS Otago


Rozeleen Rahiman graduated from Otago University in 2000. She set up Garden City Dental & After Hours Dentist in 2004. Roz has set up and successfully managed 4 practices since graduating. She lived and worked in the South Island for 20 years before moving to Auckland in 2012. With a keen interest in Cosmetic Dentistry, Roz mainly concentrates on Smile Makeovers and Full Mouth Rehabilitation cases. She still loves to do General Dentistry and manage her patients who need the Cosmetic Dental Treatment.

Patients travel to see Roz for treatment from all over New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands , USA , Hong Kong and a few other countries. Roz mainly practices in Auckland . She also spends some time with her patients at Garden City Dental. You can go on Roz’s waitlist to see her in Christchurch . Her bookings are managed by her PA in Auckland. Please call 093794888 to go on her waitlist.

You can also send Smile Makeover Consultation enquiry messages on Roz’s Instagram account

There are a few before and after photos of Roz’s Cosmetic Smile Makeover cases to look at on the same account.

Roz loves to spend quality time with her two beautiful children Jasmine and Alex. They love to travel , do a lot of vegetable gardening, cooking, spending time with friends and watch all sorts of sports matches together.







Graduated from the University of Manchester in 2006. I came to New zealand on a working holiday in 2007 and liked the country so much I ended up staying. When not working I enjoy climbing, mountain biking, mountaineering and being a devoted dad!

Aspects of dentistry I particularly enjoy are helping people who may have had a long standing fear of dentistry (often after bad experiences at school it seems) overcome their worries. I am able to offer IV sedation to particularly anxious patients.
I relish both general and cosmetic dentistry and hope that we can help meet your needs some time in the near future.








Rohit completed his undergraduate studies at the university of Punjab in 2008. Following this he spent some time working as part of the surgical team at ECHS Hospital. Rohit moved to NZ in 2009 and moved from Auckland to Christchurch in 2015 to join Garden City Dental.

 Rohit is especially passionate about providing care to people with long standing dental anxiety and complex dental needs, often with the help of Intravenous sedation. His calm and friendly manner is sure to put even the most anxious and reticent patients at ease. Rohit is a current member of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for  Sedation in Dentistry and has undertaken advanced training so as to be able to provide the latest sedation techniques while keeping you safe and comfortable.







I Graduated in 2014 from Dundee University, Scotland where I spent my first couple of years working in practice, hospital and public settings before coming to New Zealand in 2016. I continue to enjoy the outdoors - particularly if it involves pedalling a bike - just as I did at home. I appreciate general dentistry and being able to provide a broad range of care for my patients.

I enjoy all aspects of dentistry, but particularly enjoy relieving patients of their toothache. I find this aspect of my job very rewarding and it provides great job satisfaction.



Rafaela Schuler Luque BDS, ADC


Rafaela Schuler Luque BDS, ADC 


I graduated in Brazil in 2015. I am passionate about all aspects of dentistry.

My work in GCD is to provide safe and quality treatment to all patients and help them to overcome their fear towards dentistry. During my free time, I enjoy exercise, reading and socializing with my friends and family.




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I was born in Sri Lanka and raised in Singapore and now I am lucky enough to call New Zealand home. I graduated from the University of Otago in 2021 and have since worked in rural Bay of Plenty before moving to Christchurch to join the team at Garden City. My goal is to provide high quality dental care to my patients with genuine enthusiasm, warmth, and commitment to modern dental techniques. I strive to treat patients with compassion and respect, while focusing on prevention and working collaboratively to improve and maintain good oral health.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, cooking, painting, and exploring all that New Zealand has to offer. 









Kathryn was born and bred in Christchurch. She loves being part of the friendly team at Garden City Dental.

She is a registered Hygienist and Dental Therapist and who graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Kathryn is also a member of the New Zealand Dental Hygienists Association.

Kathryn's main focus is providing treatment to control gum disease and offering support and education to prevent oral diseases. When away from the clinic Kathryn enjoys yoga, cooking and the weekend wouldn't be complete without meeting family and friends for a coffee and a chat.