03 Oct 2017
TE AHURU MOWAI ~ NURTURING THE NUMINOUS Home Birth Aotearoa’s Hui Ceremony…… The name Te Ahuru Mowai was gifted by Nga Maia to the Homebirth conference organised by the Whangarei Homebirth Group, held at Te Puna O Te Matauranga, Whangarei on Sept 28th 29th 2007. As Whaea Mina TimuTimu and Crete Cherrington shared, Te Ahuru […]
20 Sep 2017
Our Conference is coming up, set for the weekend of 7 – 8 October. Hosted by Auckland HomeBirth Community, the Conference is being held at the Jetpark Hotel & Conference Centre in Auckland. There is an inspiring line up of speakers for this years Conference, read a little about the presentations and the presenters below. […]
24 Oct 2016
Home Birth Awareness Week (24-31 Oct 2016) #HBAW2016 New Zealand’s Home Birth Awareness Week begins, quite suitably, on Labour Day each year. During this week, families and communities around the nation celebrate the choice that all women have to birth at home in New Zealand. For Home Birth Aotearoa, the national collective of New Zealand’s […]
24 Apr 2015
We are collecting short video clips to collate and publish to show our appreciation for our midwives and our maternity model of partnership and continuity of care.
03 Feb 2015
It is with the greatest empathy to the whānau of Casey Nathan and her son Kymani that Home Birth Aotearoa releases this statement in response to the Coroner’s Report recommendations.
03 Oct 2014
Haere mai, Haere mai!
The annual Spring hui will be held on the weekend of Friday 10th – Sunday 12th of October. Please see for the full program, and information for attendees.