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 2nd July 2018
Applications are now open for the National Midwifery Examination 2nd July 2018
The Midwifery Council welcomes new research findings
A study published in March has found that there is no higher risk of baby death in New Zealand attributable to midwives in their first year of practice compared to more...
Be Safe.04. Documentation and Record Keeping
The latest issue of Be Safe has just been released. It contains important information about documentation and record keeping which are essential to record the provision of...
Understanding workforce issues
The Midwifery Council is closely monitoring the recent media coverage regarding midwifery.
Chair of the Midwifery Council, Christina Mallon, says: “Our first priority is...
Midpoint February 2018
APC applications for 2018/19 practising year are now open.
The February 2018 Midpoint can be viewed here
Council has new Chair and Deputy Chair
At its first meeting of the year, the Council elected as its new Chair Chris Mallon and as new Deputy Chair Kerry Adams. Chris is currently Director of Midwifery at the Hutt...
Annual Report to March 2017
The year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 has seen the Council consolidate the changes of the last few years in relation to its governance model and strategic direction.