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 has co-located with the Psychologists, Chiropractors, Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians, and the Dietitians Boards
With the exception of the street address, all other details remain unchanged
Our new street address is:
79 Boulcott Street
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
The Council is now co-located with the Psychologists, Chiropractors, Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians, and Dietitians Boards. click here...
Date for National Midwifery Examination 8th December 2014Applications are now open for National Midwifery Examination 16th March 2015 ...