Meet the Team

Liz Lee Taylor, Clinical Midwife Manager, Bethlehem

Liz took on the role as Clinical Midwife Manager here at Bethlehem Birthing Centre in June 2022. Liz has been in New Zealand since 2010 and says she has no regrets moving here from the UK where she first trained to be a nurse and then a midwife.

Liz has two daughters here in Tauranga and so far one grandson who was born in this very unit. Liz has over 34 years’ experience as a midwife having worked in both primary and secondary care settings both here and in the UK as a midwife, Clinical Manager and Director of Midwifery.

Her passion in midwifery is focused around being able to offer women a safe place to receive high quality primary birthing and postnatal care with the bonus of accessing waterbirth facilities in every room. Liz feels fortunate to able to work with such an enthusiastic team here at Bethlehem Birthing Centre.

Charm Serasinghe, Administrator, Bethlehem 

Being graduated from Buckinghamshire university, Charm has many years of proven administration experience in both the corporate and health sectors.

She has overseen many projects in the past improving processes and digitalising businesses.

Charm Joined the Bethlehem team in March 2022 as the Centre Administrator.  She approaches all aspects of her work with a positive mindset and is passionate about challenges and continuous improvement.

“Be calm, be kind and keep smiling” is what she believes in!

She was born in Sri Lanka, travelled the world, she loves to go on a hike and a drive.