Midpoint is the electronic newsletter for midwives published by the Midwifery Council containing the latest information, events and updates. This is produced on a regular basis to keep the profession and interested people informed of Council activities. 

Workers safety checks

As a provider of primary maternity services under the Primary Maternity Services Notice 2007, you will have undergone a safety check that complies with the Children’s Act...

Midpoint August 2019

Already the year is half over and there has been plenty to occupy us. Looking back over the past six months, I can advise that the Council has: Read more

Important message from the Ministry of Health Maternity Agreements Team

Annual Practising Certificates (APC)

You are required to have a current APC to provide and claim for maternity services under the Primary Maternity Services Notice 2007 (the...

Midpoint February 2019

It is now time to apply for practising certificates for the 2019/20 year. Click for more information


The members and staff of the Midwifery Council extend their warmest congratulations to the Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern and her partner Clarke Gayford, on the safe arrival of...

Midpoint May 2018

The annual round of applications for new practising certificcates has come and gone. Read more

Midpoint December 2017

The curtain is about to fall on 2017.  The Council members and staff would like to wish you and your families a very happy and festive Christmas and New Year period and that in...

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...

Midpoint December 2016

The December issue contains information for the APC applications for 2017/18 practising year, the aftermath of the earthquake, the Recertification Programme 2017-2020 and other...

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...

Midpoint May 2016

Council location and contact details and first publication of Be Safe.

Midpoint February 2016

Respected kuia and midwife Mina Timutimu awarded New Year