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Wise Tree Midwives

Midwifery Service



We are a group of Lead Maternity Carers that focuses on the individual needs of each mother to ensure she chooses the best care for the birth of her child.

We look after mothers in Manurewa and surrounding suburbs. Sandy is also availalbe for Home Births.


In the team we speak the following languages: English & Italian.

Our midwives are:

  • Sandy Stephenson
  • Kirsten Cresswell  (Kirsten is not available for births at the Papakura Birthing Unit)


How do I access this service?

Contact us

Please contact either of us as soon as you believe you are pregnant. We will arrange a time to meet to discuss your needs from a Lead Maternity Carer.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Business hours for clinic appointments and home visits with your new baby.

After hours, nights and weekends for urgent concerns or labour cares only.

Languages Spoken

English, Italian

Birthing Facilities Midwife/s Attend

Papakura Birthing Unit

Click on the following link for more information on Papakura Birthing Unit.

Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital

Click on the following link for more information on Counties Manukau Health - Middlemore Hospital.

Botany Downs Birthing Unit

Click on the following link for more information on Botany Downs Birthing Unit.

Services Provided

Labour and Birth Care

Your midwife will be on-call for you and will attend your labour and birth. In the event that they are away or busy, they will have arranged a back-up midwife…


Pregnancy Care

Because pregnancy care is so important for your health and the health of your baby, it is free for all NZ citizens, residents and many other visa holders. Your midwife…


Staying in Hospital/Birth Centre After the Birth

After the birth you will be tired and busy getting to know your new baby. Most women who have had a normal birth stay in the hospital or birth centre…


Home Visits From a Midwife (From Birth to 4 - 6 Weeks)

Home visits provide an opportunity for you to discuss any concerns you have about your health or the health of your baby. Your midwife will assist you with breastfeeding and…


Ongoing Care for You and Your Baby

Your midwife will transfer the care of your baby to a Well Child / Tamariki Ora Service before your baby is 6 weeks old. Well Child / Tamariki Ora Health…


Wheelchair Access



Free patient parking is available at the Botany & Papakura birthing units and at the GP clinics.

Contact Details

Sandy Stephenson
Phone: 021 245 5646
Fax: (09) 355 0616
EDI: sandyste

Kirsten Cresswell
Phone: 022 049 6007
Fax: (09) 355 0616
EDI: kirstenc

175 Cavendish Drive
Auckland 2104

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Street Address

175 Cavendish Drive
Auckland 2104

Postal Address

175 Cavendish Drive
Auckland 2104

This page was last updated at 3:40PM on May 7, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wise Tree Midwives.