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 May 2017
Friday 5 May is International Day of the Midwife.
Please read the latest Midpoint for May 2017 which contains up to date information for midwives in particular about the work...
National Midwifery Examination 3 July 2017
Applications for 3rd July 2017 examination are now open. Please apply as soon as possible.
Expiry of your Practising Certificate for the 2016/17 year
If you have not received your new card before the expiry of your Practising Certificate for the 2016/17 year that ends at 2400 hours on 31st March 2017, be aware that from 0001...
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...
APC applications for 2017-2018
Just a reminder that applications for APCs for 2017-2018 remain open. All midwives who wish to practise in the next practising year are encouraged to apply now.
Midpoint February 2017
The latest issue of Midpoint is available. It contains important information about APC applications as well as changes to the Recertification Programme.
Prestigious international appointment for ex Council chair
The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), based in The Hague, has announced that Sally Pairman, the first Chair of the Midwifery Council and three term member, has...