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.
National Midwifery Examination 4 December 2017
Online applications are now open for the National Midwifery Examination on 4 December 2017. It is suggested applicants apply as soon as possible.
All documentation is required...
National Midwifery Forum
Friday 6 October 9.30am – 4.00pm
Brentwood Hotel, Kilbirnie, Wellington
Topics include: role of the Council as regulator, notification trends, midwifery...
Be Safe.03. Annual Practising Certificates
The latest issue of Be Safe has just been released. It contains important information about what evidence the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act requires the Council...
Midpoint August 2017
The latest issue of Midpoint for August 2017 has just been circulated.
It contains information and updates about a number of key issues and special projects in which the...
Midwifery practice and immunisation
The Midwifery Council code of conduct requires midwives to provide impartial, honest and accurate information in relation to midwifery care, and this includes...
New Midwifery Council member appointed
The Midwifery Council is delighted to welcome new member Debbie Fawcett RM
Debbie was appointed to the Council in June 2017. She has been a midwife for over 20 years and is...
Media statement released by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand regarding media coverage of midwifery shortages
The Council has been closely following media coverage of safe staffing levels within the Midwifery workforce at District Health Boards.
Deputy Registrar of the Midwifery...