Home Midwives Membership


By joining the College and paying a membership fee, you are helping to support the ongoing integrity, quality and success of midwifery services throughout New Zealand. This happens within three distinct levels: Individual, Regional and National.

Individual members receive:
Regionally, fees enable the College to:
  • Actively support College regions and local midwifery communities
  • Provide financial support to College regions through monthly capitations (20% of membership fees received from that region)
Nationally, fees enable the College to:
  • Act as the leading voice on all midwifery matters
  • Continually assess and provide strategic direction
  • Be actively involved in education and research
  • Promote, review and maintain quality professional standards
  • Continue with extensive interaction with members, Te Whatu Ora and Government
  • Provide a comprehensive, Resolutions Committee for midwives and women
  • Protect the gains that New Zealand midwifery has made for midwives, women and their families/whānau, through media and public education