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.
Office now open
The Midwifery Council office has now reopened after the earthquake.
However, there is a backlog of postal mail that still needs to be delivered to us. We apologise for any...
Information for students sitting the National Midwifery Examination 5th December 2016
An incorrect email was sent yesterday. We apologise for sending this in error.
The correct email will be sent today with the Examination ID. This is your Admission Slip.
National Midwifery Examination
All applications to sit the National Midwifery Examination are now overdue. All documents must be received by the Council by the 14th November 2016.
Dates for the next exams are...
Reassurance over safety of NZ maternity care
The Ministry of Health, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the College of Midwives have released a joint statement to...
Council responds to research paper on retrospective birth outcomes
A research paper was released in late September entitled: ‘A Comparison of Midwife-Led and Medical-Led Models of Care and Their Relationship to Adverse Fetal and Neonatal...
Midpoint September 2016
The September issue contains the latest Be Safe. on Text messaging, information on the new website and stakeholder relations and other information useful for practising...
Review of and changes to Recertification Programme 2017 - 2020
The consultation on the review of the Recertification Programme closed on 27 May. 510 individual responses were received although a number of these were for multiple midwives....