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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 Forum


Friday 6 October 9.30am – 4.00pm

Brentwood Hotel, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Forum programme

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...

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...