Welcome to the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
Haere mai ki te Tatau o te Whare Kahu
Warm Pacific Greetings
The main responsibility of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand is to protect the health and safety of women and babies during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period by ensuring that midwives are competent and fit to practise midwifery.
Media release re HDC Decision 14 HDC 00088
The Health and Disability Commissioner has released a report on midwives' failure to refer a newborn baby for specialist review.
This is the Council's response to the report
The Council has also issued a reminder to midwives about the importance of consistently and appropriately applying the Referral Guidelines
The date for the next National Midwifery Examination is Monday 14th March 2016. See dates until March 2017 click here...
Applications are now open for the National Midwifery Examination 14 March 2016
National Midwifery Forum The National Midwifery Forum was held on 6th November in Hamilton. Copies of the powerpoint presentations are now available. Please click the following: Standards for...