Skip to main content
Keep up to date.

Latest News

Catch up on our latest news

Celebrating 20 years of NZBA, HRC grant to research breastfeeding support in Northland, NZLCA Conference 2020, Safe Sleep Day, World Aids Day,...

+ Read more

Programme of Action for the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy

This Current Programme of Action sets out the actions - policies, initiatives, programmes and plans - the Government will implement to help achieve...

+ Read more

Join us in celebrating 20 years of promoting, protecting and...

What follows is a potted history of the New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance as we celebrate the point NZBA agreed a contract with the Health Funding...

+ Read more

New Zealand College of Midwives, Advisory for Midwives: Measles...

As you will be aware parts of New Zealand are currently experiencing a measles outbreak. We understand that midwives and women will have questions and...

+ Read more

Health and Disability System Review, Interim Report

The Health and Disability System Review is charged with taking a system-wide approach to what needs to change to ensure our future system achieves...

+ Read more

Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2019 and beyond

The Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy: 2019 and Beyond (the Strategy) provides an enduring policy framework for all Australian governments to...

+ Read more

Review set to enhance Well Child Tamariki Ora

The engagement phase of the review of the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is under way, giving all New Zealanders the opportunity to enhance the...

+ Read more

Novel methods of infant feeding in New Zealand - cause for...

Congratulations to Associate Professor Anne-Louise Heath who has been named a successful recipient in this year’s announcement of Health Research...

+ Read more

Breastfeeding as a public health responsibility: a review of the...

Although intention to breastfeed in Western culture is high, many women stop breastfeeding before they are ready. From a physiological perspective,...

+ Read more

Update on work with the maternity services sector

Information for midwives on the work the Ministry is undertaking in the maternity sector. This includes updates on the co-design process, midwifery...

+ Read more

Upcoming Events

Baby Friendly Aotearoa (Hospital) Co-ordinators Meeting, 8...

Baby Friendly Aotearoa (Hospital) Co-ordinators Meeting

Friday 8 November 2019

Ministry of Health, 133 Molesworth Street, Wellington

+ Read more

NZBA 20th Annual General Meeting, Wellington. Friday 29 November

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding

+ Read more

New Zealand College of Midwives - 2020 Conference

Join us at Te Pae, 15 - 17 October 2020.  New Zealand College of Midwives 16th Biennial National Conference.

midwife.org.nz

+ Read more

UNICEF UK Annual Conference 2019, 28-29 November, Glasgow

Europe's largest conference on infant feeding and relationship building, bringing together a range of fantastic speakers discussing the latest...

+ Read more