Midwifery Practice in New Zealand
Midwifery in New Zealand
Midwifery practice in New Zealand is unique and therefore different.
Hear Dawn, a former UK midwife, share her experience about work in New Zealand.
This article published in MIDIRS summarises a piece of research about the experiences of British qualified midwives coming to work in New Zealand.
We also suggest you check out the website of the New Zealand College of Midwives - the professional association for midwives in New Zealand - for more information about what you can expect. The website address is http://www.midwife.org.nz/. The Department of Immigration's website www.immigration.govt.nz has some generic information about life in New Zealand.
For ifnormation about the district health boards in New Zealand go to the following link Ministry of Health District Health Boards
Getting a job
We cannot help you get a job but if you are looking for one please send us your application for registration as soon as you can. Even if you are offered an employment contract you cannot work until you are registered and hold a practising certificate. These are two separate processes. Having a job offer has no bearing on your registration application and we regret there is no 'fast track' process for applicants who have a job arranged.