Key Organisations

Nga Maia focuses on Mama, Pepi, Whanau and promoting Matauranga Maori in pregnancy and childbirth.

College of Midwives sets professional standards, provides continuing education for midwives and conducts the Midwifery Standards Review process for all practising midwives in New Zealand. It provides the Midwifery First Year of Practice Program for new graduates under contract to the Ministry of Health

Midwifery Council of New Zealand protects the health and safety of women and babies during the childbirth process by providing mechanisms to ensure that midwives are competent and fit to practise midwifery.