Upcoming Events

BFI Assessor Workshop

For more information contact NZBA.  Any person wishing to become a BFI Assessor needs to complete an application.

BFI Assessor Updates

The BFHI Documents for Aotearoa New Zealand have been reviewed and the changes have now been completed.

All BFI Assessors are required to have an update on the new documents to ensure they are familiar with the changes, before they can be involved in any assessments using the updated tool.  These documents will be used for assessments from 1 February 2015.

The NZBA has Assessor Updates planned for:-

6 November - Christchurch

12 November - Wellington

Please contact dawn@nzba.co.nz to register your interest in attending one of the above workshops.

Train-the-Trainer Workshop

For more information regarding the course you can download the brochure (see Education and Training) or contact Dawn Hunter (dawn@nzba.co.nz) for further details.

Gravida - Healthy Conversation Skills - Train-the-Trainer Accreditation

You are invited to attend Gravida's Healthy Conversation Skills (HCS) Train-the-Trainer programme in Auckland in November 2014.

This training in skills to support behaviour change shows you how to encourage women and families to make their own plans and consider healthy choices in nutrition and physical activity that fit with their own culture and world view.  HCS training will be invaluable for staff responsible for building relationships with pregnant women, parents of young children and whanau.

For more information please contact Susan Miller, Lead Project Manager on s.miller@auckland.ac.nz or 09 923 9330.

The Big Latch On

In Aotearoa New Zealand World Breastfeeding Week (1 -7 August) is celebrated with the "Big Latch On". 

This annual event is hosted by Women's Health Network.  Please click on the link to find venues in your area, or to register your own venue.



LCANZ 6-8 March 2015 Breastfeeding Conference - More Than Milk Breastfeeding Conference

Lactation Consultants of Australia an New Zealand invite you to their 2015 Conference - More than Milk.

Held on 6-8 March 2015 at Mercure Brisbane, Australia.  Delegates will hear from internationally and nationally acclaimed experts in breastfeeding and lactation research and education during the 3 day conference.  Keynote speakers include Prof Uwe Ewald, Sweden, Dr Jenny Thomas USA and Nancy Mohrbacher, USA.


For further details go to www.lcanzconference.com