Welcome to the official site of the New Zealand College of Midwives, the professional organisation for midwives.
The College is governed by a National Board comprising a number of nominated and elected representatives from throughout New Zealand. Representatives include rural midwives, urban midwives, educators, students, consumers, Māori midwives and birthing women.
28th May, 2020
The New Zealand College of Midwives is calling on the Government to release details of the funding allocated to maternity services in this year’s budgetRead Article
25th May, 2020
Please find below some key messages for the current supply issues with oral contraceptives. Pharmac’s webpage is live and up to date https://www.pharmac.govt.nz/information-for/enquiries/oral-contraceptives-supply-updates/ In general, while alternative brands have been sourced, they are unapproved medicines…Read Article
We are excited to welcome you to Christchurch/Ōtautahi, for our 16th Biennial National Conference to be held at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.Click here for more information
As a member of the College you have the opportunity to contribute to all the representations the College makes to government, health organisations, consumer groups and the public.
The College encourages and values individual member input very highly. You can also take an active role in supporting your local and regional midwifery community including joining with consumers and their organisations to support initiatives that enhance the lives of mothers and babies.
The Find your Midwife website, created by the New Zealand College of Midwives to help women to find a midwife they can work with best.
The MMPO was established by the New Zealand College of Midwives in 1997 to provide its LMC (Lead Maternity Carer) midwives with a supportive practice management and quality practice system, enabling high quality continuity of care for women throughout New Zealand.
MERAS has been established as a dedicated and focused union for employed midwives with support from the New Zealand College of Midwives. A national District Health Board (DHB) midwifery collective employment agreement for employed midwives has been negotiated and is now in operation for MERAS members at DHB’s.