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:-

14 October 2014 - Auckland

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

A three-day Train-the-Trainer Workshop will be held in Christchurch on Wednesday 22 October to Friday 24 October 2014.

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.

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.



La Leche League New Zealand Conference 2014: Breastfeeding Support: Our Foundation, Our Future Te Tautoko Whakangote: To matou tuapapa, haere ake nei

Celebrating 50 years of La Leche League in New Zealand      

Friday 3 October to Sunday 5 October 2014

Key note speakers include Diana West (author of the book, "Making More Milk") and Pinky McKay (author of the books, "Sleeping like a Baby" and "Parenting by Heart").  During the celebrations the LLL history book, "Latching On:  50 years of Breastfeeding Support - La Leche League in New Zealand 1964-2014 will be launched.

Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland.  View programme and register at this link:  http//www.lalecheleague.org.nz/news-a-events/lllnz-conference-2014/312-lllnz-50th-anniversary-conference-2014






Breastfeeding Essentials for Physicians - What every doctor needs to know

Friday 3 October 2014, Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland

LLLNZ is organising a one day pre-conference seminar for physicians to provide up-to-date research and clinical information on current issues in breastfeeding medicine.

View programme and register at http://www.lalecheleage.org.nz/news-a-events/36-pre-conference-2014



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