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Family Planning Library

The Family Planning library is located in our National Office in Wellington. It has a specialised collection of over 2000 national and international books, reports, periodicals and vertical files.

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The collection covers a wide range of sexual and reproductive health subjects including:

  • abortion
  • contraceptive methods
  • disability and sexuality
  • menopause
  • infertility
  • men's sexual health
  • pro and anti-choice movements
  • relationships
  • religious and ethical views
  • sexual abuse
  • sexual orientation
  • sexuality education
  • sexually transmissible infections
  • youth sexuality
  • world population, development and environmental issues
  • international conventions and Treaties

The library services include:

  • Access to the library collection
  • Internet research assistance
  • Staff assistance in literature and subject searches
  • Links to international libraries specialising in sexual and reproductive health

Library Catalogue

Complete records of the collection are held via the Koha catalogue system, an external website.

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Simple instructions for searching the library catalogue

To search for items:

  1. Choose from the drop down box next to Search at the top.
  2. Type in content you are searching for.
  3. Click on Go button and your results will appear.

Or if you want a more Advanced Search

  1. Click on Advanced Search under the top Search function
  2. Choose from the drop down boxes and enter search terms in the three Search for: options.
  3. At the bottom of the page, select Family Planning in the Location and Availability box drop-down box
  4. Click on Search button and your results will appear.

To request items:

  1. Make a note of title, author and classification number.
  2. Send an email to giving the title, author and classification number.
  3. You will receive a reply as soon as possible, generally within 48 hours.

Your selection will be received and processed by the Information Services Advisor, at the Family Planning library in National Office, Wellington. 

If you require any assistance with your search of the Family Planning library catalogue, please email the Information Services Advisor on

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Library Location

Level 6, Southmark House
203-209 Willis Street
Phone: (04) 384 4349
Fax: (04) 382 8356