Welcome to the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
Warm Pacific greetings and welcome to our website. We invite you to learn more about midwifery in New Zealand and the role the Midwifery Council plays in protecting the health and safety of women and babies during pregnancy, childbirth and during the first six weeks after baby is born.
Midpoint April 2019
It was during the March Council meeting that we heard the news about the shootings in the Masjid Al Noor and Linwood Masjid mosques click here to read more
National Midwifery Examination Results March 2019
The National Midwifery Examination results for March 2019 are now released
Number of practising midwives continues to grow
The annual round of applications for new practising certificates (APC) has come and gone. It is pleasing to note that the number of midwives being issued with an APC continues...
Maternity Early Warning System (MEWS)
The Health Quality and Safety Commission has announced the national rollout of MEWS during 2019-20. MEWS has been developed to help clinicians identify when a pregnant...
Important message from the Ministry of Health Maternity Agreements Team
Annual Practising Certificates (APC)
You are required to have a current APC to provide and claim for maternity services under the Primary Maternity Services Notice 2007 (the...
Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021 updated
The Midwifery Council is pleased to be able to share the Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2021, updated in March 2019. This plan is a living document and will be reviewed annually to...