Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) are committed to leading safe, effective and compassionate midwifery care.

Enhancing Women’s Health – engagement, equity, excellence

We can offer you a midwifery career in a supportive team environment with:

  • roles in a variety of settings across the spectrum of midwifery care
  • professional development opportunities
  • flexible working conditions
  • high quality education and training
  • work-life balance
  • on-site gym and personal trainer
  • on site post-graduate education facilities

We're committed to providing a service that engages with our community and works to reduce health inequalities for women and babies in our region.

We are looking for midwives who share our passion for midwifery and providing excellence in care.

If you are a Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) and wish to apply for an access agreement with CCDHB, please email the Women’s Health Service (WHS) Administrator at

Internationally qualified midwives

Find out what you need to do to work as a midwife in New Zealand

Midwives returning to practice

Find out about returning to clinical practice after time away.

Making a career change to midwifery

Find out how we support New Zealand-registered health professionals who would like a career in midwifery.

Māori and Pacific midwives development

Find out about supports for our Maori and Pacific midwives.

Graduate midwifery programme

Develop and consolidate your midwifery knowledge within a supportive environment, working across the scope of practice.

Professional Development Resources

Find out about accessing Quality and Leadership Programme (QLP), Continued Professional Development Funds (MERAS CPD), and scholarships. All the documents and links you need to complete so you can get the most from your professional development opportunities, apply for professional development funding, and manage your career pathway.

Midwifery education

Find out about upcoming education days.