NZLCA Events and Conference 
We have one major conference a year in February.
The next conference will be in February 2023.

Another successful NZLCA Conference was held online in February.

The NZLCA Conference 2022 was held online. The 20 outstanding pre-recorded sessions were able to be viewed on-line at any time between 11 February and 6 March 2022! To meet ongoing education requirements, NZLCA offered a bumper number of education hours to participants.


• Non-Māori partnering Wahine Māori • Clinical Case Studies • Adoption, Surrogacy, LGBTQIA • Baby-led Weaning • Changing Baby Sleep Conversations • Relactation Experiences • At-Breast Supplementation • Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets • Benign Breast Disease • Nipple and Breast Wounds • Breastfeeding with HIV • Ankyloglossia: what we know • and much more!

Check out the conference brochure below for full details of speakers and topics.

LC0009 NZLCA 2021 Brochure A4 30_11_21
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How do non-Māori partner Wahine Māori to navigate a system that wasn’t designed for them? with Tarama Karu, Libby Gray and Karen Palmer.


We hope to see you at the conference in 2023!

Updated: May 4

This was an online conference offering pre-recorded sessions that

could be viewed at any time between 19 February and 3 March 2021

In 2021, our preferred conference hotel was being used as an isolation facility, therefore we rose to the challenge of keeping you updated and earning continuing education recertification points (CERPS) by offering a mammoth number of pre-recorded presentations.

Check out the conference brochure below for full details of speakers and topics.

NZLCA 2021 Brochure A4 09_02_21
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IBCLCs must reflect and connect regularly. This conference offered time out for you to do that. There were opportunities to reflect on current practice, current personal needs, how to deal with ethical issues, and more.

There was a chance to connect online with presenters and participants; on Facebook and other social media; and to attend the AGM by Zoom on 26 February. Reflection and Reconnection is the name of the game.


Presentation were lead with an opening session highlighting 30 years of NZLCA becoming the professional organisation in New Zealand, for those who had passed the international examination and were certified as IBCLCs.


We would like to invite you to attend NZLCA 30th AGM

Date: Friday 26th February 2021

Via Zoom: Details will be sent out by NZLCA Secretary

Time: 5.00pm

Attached is the 2021 Agenda and draft 2020 AGM minutes for your review.

Please take the time to read these before you attend. Feel free to print a copy and bring them to the meeting. Anyone may attend and only current financial members may vote.

Please note: Any member wanting to bring any business to the AGM must give notice to the secretary by 5pm on Friday 31st December 2020. That notice should include either a complete draft of any remit to be presented or full details of other matters. Items should be sent to

There is a call for nomination for a new Board member in 2021. Nomination forms can be found on our website in the members only area. Please get in touch if you’d like more information.

We would also like to call for expressions of interest by any member who would be interested in being mentored by our current Conference Convener into learning the role. Expressions of interest can be emailed to We look forward to meeting you at the AGM.

Please see agenda below:

Agenda AGM 2021 NZLCA (2)
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