Latest News

Starting conversations about smoking!

14th October, 2019

Te Ha- Waitaha (Stop Smoking Canterbury) want to know how they can best support midwives in making referrals to their service. If you are a working midwife it would be really appreciated if you could…

The 13th Canterbury Breastfeeding Update & Consultation Hui

14th October, 2019

A free event bringing together breastfeeding knowledge and wisdom from all over the country

Exciting new lecturer positions available at Ara -Manawa Campus

17th September, 2019

Midwifery Lecturers x2 Manawa Campus – Health Precinct, Christchurch Permanent, 1.0 FTE and 0.4 FTE positions to start week 13 January 2020 We have the option of being flexible regarding role split, i.e. 0.8FTE and…

Whats on at Te Puawaitanga Ki Otautahi Trust?

14th September, 2019

Whats on September 2019! Events  Te Puawaitanga ki Otautahi trust are hosting: click on the link below: 2019 September Panui

Meet your new office bearers!

7th August, 2019

We warmly welcome and congratulate our new office bearers! Davina Geddes is our new regional chair. Bex Tidball is our new regional vice-chair. Rachael Davies is our new secretary. We look forward to the the…

Thank you!

7th August, 2019

The NZCOM Canterbury and West Coast region held its AGM on the 6th of August and acknowledged the huge contribution that our amazing regional midwife members Violet Clapham, Kate Nicoll and Claire MacDonald have made…

The college elects a new president!

7th August, 2019

The New Zealand College of Midwives held it’s AGM on the 24th of July 2019 and were delighted to welcome Nicole Pihema as the new college president. A powhiri was held to welcome Nicole into…

Rotary Community Breastmilk Bank on Good Sorts!

7th May, 2019

Yvonne Hiskemuller and Jaqs McFarlane and the Rotary Community Breast Milk bank were on One News on Sunday also International Day of the Midwife.   Great to see all their hard work recognised as good…

International Midwives Day – Annual Quiz Night!

17th April, 2019

  Round up a team and register!   Lots of fun, great way to catch up with colleagues and to help us fund raise for a good cause!

Welcome to the new graduate midwives of 2019!

6th February, 2019

The region warmly welcomes and congratulates our new graduate midwives from 2019!   It is great to see you at our regional meeting and we look forward to working with you over the coming year.…

The Legend is Retiring!

28th November, 2018

It was an emotional afternoon tea held in our region to celebrate and honor Karen Guilliland! We heard about the amazing progress and change that Karen has achieved for our profession! There were messages from…

MERAS Midwives receive lots of tooting support!

26th November, 2018

MERAS midwives strike 26th of November! Seeking recognition for the unique job that midwives do! Great support from midwives in the form of a picket in Hagley Park opposite Christchurch Women’s hospital. A coffee cart…

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