28 May 2021
Home Birth Aotearoa warmly welcomes you to join us for our annual hui, This is our opportunity to connect with one another as a home birthing community. We will have thought provoking workshops/ speakers, time to reflect on what has been happening for our regional groups and HBAT over the past year and plenty of time to chat, connect and share kai together.
28 Nov 2020
Te Whare Tangata is the perfect safe space for new life to grow. Here, our babies are protected, nourished, loved and safe. Pregnancy and birth are often considered separate processes but birth is merely a gentle transition from one safe space into another- a continuation of love, nourishment and protection.
24 Mar 2020
Even with a pandemic situation and people in Aotearoa moving into a minimum four week isolation period – babies will be born.
10 Sep 2019
Our annual Hui and National Conference are being held in Canterbury on 2-3 November
15 Aug 2019
There is now clear evidence that home birth leads to better outcomes for women compared to hospital birth and it is time this was given more attention.
24 Apr 2019
Nominations are open for trustees for the Home Birth Aotearoa Trust. We welcome nominations from all members of our home birth community and are looking for members who can bring a diverse cultural and professional representation to the board. Trusteeship is a voluntary position, strategically managing the activities of the trust in collaboration with our […]
23 Oct 2018
Home Birth Awareness Week (22-29 Oct 2018) #HBAW2018 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 […]
04 Sep 2018
He ora te whakapiri, Whiria to tangata There is strength in unity, weave the people together Kia ora koutou katoa, the Wellington Home Birth Association invites you to join us at the 2018 Home Birth Aotearoa National Hui “Unity is Strength”, as we come together on this occasion we would like you to bring with […]
27 Mar 2018
One of the key elements to a strong homebirth message,is a resource of powerful, compelling birth images. The professional entries in our photography competition do great justice to the medium. Some of these photos go straight to the heart of why we do what we do. These birth photographers showcase their skill and talent so […]
26 Mar 2018
Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa, and welcome to the announcement of our 2017/2018 prizewinners for the Home Birth Aotearoa Photography competition. So many beautiful photos were submitted, it was a true challenge to choose the winning pictures. What a rich and wonderful selection. These photos will become an essential resource for the mahi we […]