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16 Dec 2017

Home Birth Aotearoa Photography Competition 2017/2018

One of our struggles, as a voluntary organisation working in a charitable space, is securing high quality, home birth specific photos with an Aotearoa flavour. Whenever we explore stock imagery options, there are a plethora of images that reduce women in pregnancy to headless torsos dressed in clinical white, with birth being avoided altogether or […]

06 Dec 2017

10 actions to support homebirth – 1. Have a Student Midwife at your Birth

One of the key goals of the Home Birth Aotearoa Trust, is to promote and support homebirth. Even for women and whanau who choose not to birth in the home space, choice of birth place is the cornerstone of true choice and therefore of human rights in birth. Without choice, there cannot be consent. In […]

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03 Oct 2017

Kei a Wai

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 […]

27 Sep 2017

Midwifery Masterclass: Physiological Birth Wisdom

6.30pm Saturday 7th October 2017 To close the Home Birth Aotearoa 2017 Conference, midwives, students and birth workers are invited to share questions in a safe and confidential sharing circle with experienced HomeBirth midwives. Do you have questions you never have never found real life solutions for? Have you ever had a question that you felt […]

20 Sep 2017

Home Birth Aotearoa Conference 2017: Speakers

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. […]

25 Jul 2017

Home Birth Conference 2017

Auckland HomeBirth Community proudly presents the 2017 Home Birth Conference and Hui to be held in Auckland at the outstanding and comfortable Jetpark Hotel & Conference Centre. Be inspired at this year’s National Home Birth Conference (Saturday) and Hui (Sunday) with like-minded, kindred spirits and dynamic guest speakers. Come enjoy, learn, be bathed in oxytocin, […]

24 Oct 2016

Home Birth Awareness Week

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 […]

03 Oct 2016

Spring Hui & AGM 2016

Nau mai, Haere mai HBA NATIONAL SPRING HUI & AGM 2016: Waikato Home Birth Association together with Home Birth Aotearoa warmly invite you to come along to our National Spring Hui & AGM, to be held at the Christian Bible Camp, Manu Bay, Raglan on Saturday the 15th of October 2016. National Hui is our […]

25 Aug 2015

Home Birth Aotearoa at MATCON

Home Birth Aotearoa were invited to present at the 2015 Maternity Conference hosted by the Ministry of Health. This event is a great opportunity to connect with a broad range of maternity caregivers and policy makers. This was a great opportunity for Home Birth Aotearoa, one of our core goals is to have a voice in policy around maternity and maternal health.

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