Comparing abortion methods
Two methods of abortion are available in New Zealand. Both require the same pre-abortion tests and have the same legal requirements.
The law around abortion
In March 2020, New Zealand modernised its abortion laws for the first time in 40 years. Abortion is now regulated under health legislation.
Pregnant? Your Options
If you’re thinking about having an abortion, see a doctor as early as possible in your pregnancy.
Family Planning has clinics located throughout New Zealand. Use the clinic finder to find your nearest clinic.