Welcome to the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
Haere mai ki te Tatau o te Whare Kahu
Warm Pacific Greetings
The main responsibility of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand is to protect the health and safety of women and babies during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period by ensuring that midwives are competent and fit to practise midwifery.
Relocation of Council office
The Council will be co-locating with the Psychologists, Chiropractors, Optometrists
and Dispensing Opticians, and the Dietitians Boards from later this month.
The office will be closed from 8am Thursday 20th November
and will reopen at 9am Tuesday 25th November.
With the exception of the street address, all other details will remain unchanged.
Our new street address will be:
79 Boulcott Street
WEBSITE ONLINE SERVICES UNAVAILABLE FRIDAY 21st NOVEMBER
On 1st July 2014 changes occurred to legislation which impact on midwives' ability to prescribe controlled drugs. For information on the Medicines Amendment Act 2013
and Misuse of Drugs Amendment Regulations 2014 and how they will impact on midwifery practice. Please click here
Two national midiwfery forums have been held this year. Presentations from the Christchurch forum may be accessed here
Next date for National Midwifery Examination 8th December 2014. Applications are now open and it is advisable to apply as soon as possible. 7th November - last day for documentation to be received ...