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Abortion Rate Decreases, And We Still Need Law Reform

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 8:37 am | ALRANZ

The continued fall in the number of abortions in New Zealand does not change the need for law reform, the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand says. More >>

PM's Ignorance on Abortion Law Shows Need for Reform

Sunday, 12 March 2017, 9:14 pm | ALRANZ

Prime Minister's Ignorance on Abortion Law Shows Need for Reform The Prime Minister's support for New Zealand's outdated abortion laws is deeply disappointing and shows how badly reform is needed, ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa says. Bill English and ... More >>

ALRANZ Poll Shows NZ is Pro-Choice

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:18 am | ALRANZ

A majority of New Zealanders support abortion on request, proving our outdated laws need urgent reform, ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa says. More >>

Abortion Supervisory Committee Calls for Law Reform

Friday, 3 February 2017, 2:00 pm | ALRANZ

Abortion rates in New Zealand are continuing to trend downwards, but law reform is still urgently needed, the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) says. ALRANZ President Terry Bellamak says it is encouraging the Committee has called ... More >>

NZ Must Step up for Women’s Health

Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:01 am | ALRANZ

New Zealand should take the lead in the bid to promote women’s health around the world, after the killer blow delivered by US President Donald Trump, ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa says. More >>

Council Urged to Take Action on Anti-Abortion Protests

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 1:40 pm | ALRANZ

Nearly a thousand New Zealanders have signed a petition calling for an end to anti-abortion protests outside Thames Hospital, after increasing intimidation of women accessing services there. More >>

Thames Community Takes Action Against Abortion Harassment

Friday, 5 August 2016, 9:14 am | ALRANZ

A community meeting in Thames on anti-abortion harassment was followed on Friday morning by a peaceful demonstration in support of Thames hospital abortion patients. More >>

ALRANZ applauds court ruling on Tauranga clinic

Monday, 5 October 2015, 8:43 am | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand today applauded the High Court decision allowing the Family Planning Clinic in Tauranga to continue providing medical abortions. More >>

NZ Needs Telemedicine Abortion Service

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 8:10 am | ALRANZ

A breakthrough telemedicine abortion service in Australia that will help cut abortion wait times and improve access should be replicated in New Zealand, but is precluded by our outdated criminalised abortion laws, the Abortion Law Reform Association said ... More >>

Anti-Abortion Group Owes $72,500 in 2012 Court Case

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 1:17 pm | ALRANZ

The anti-abortion group in the middle of legal action aimed at shutting down Family Planning’s early medication abortion service in Tauranga still owes $72,500 in court costs over its previous case, information just released under the Official ... More >>

Politicians must act now on abortion law reform

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 3:44 pm | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) is calling on the politicians to reform the current abortion laws. Events in recent weeks, including Right to Life’s case against the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC), a petition to parliament requiring ... More >>

Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

Friday, 27 September 2013, 2:38 pm | ALRANZ

The 28th of September marks the annual Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion across the world. In New Zealand, abortion is still a crime under the Crimes Act (1961) and access and availability vary by region. More >>

Refusal to prescribe contraception raises wider concern

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 6:11 pm | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand is alarmed that a Blenheim doctor refused to prescribe contraception to his patient, and it is calling on the Medical Council and other bodies to clarify their guidelines on conscientious objection. More >>

Let’s Boost Support for Contraception

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 12:05 pm | ALRANZ

Better contraception appears to be playing a role in the continued decline in abortions, but much more can be done to make the newer contraceptives accessible and affordable, president of the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand, Dr. Morgan Healey, ... More >>

ALRANZ Calls For More Vigilance Of Anti-Abortion Tactics

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 8:48 am | ALRANZ

ALRANZ Calls For More Vigilance Of Anti-Abortion Tactics The pro-choice organisation ALRANZ today called for increased vigilance by the authorities in the wake of an attack on an Auckland abortion clinic worker’s car. Television New Zealand last ... More >>

It’s Time NZ Decriminalised Abortion

Monday, 21 January 2013, 3:09 pm | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) today called on the New Zealand government to mirror the actions of the United States 40 years ago and decriminalise abortion here. More >>

ALRANZ To Back Call For Free Contraception

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 10:04 am | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) is throwing its full support behind a remit calling for contraception to be made freely available to all New Zealand women, which is up for a vote at this weekend’s National Council of ... More >>

Abortion Ruling Good News But Political Action Needed

Friday, 10 August 2012, 9:51 am | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) was relieved to learn that the Supreme Court ruled, by a three to two majority, in favour of the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) in Right to Life’s seven-year case against it, ALRANZ ... More >>

Lower abortion figures welcomed, but more must be done

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 11:57 am | ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) welcomed figures released today showing a decrease in the number of abortions by 767 to 15,863 in 2011 compared with the previous year. The organization is hopeful that the drop from 16,630 in ... More >>

ALRANZ Welcomes News of Southland Abortion Service

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 3:17 pm | ALRANZ

Plans to set up abortion services in Southland are good news for women of the region who will no longer have to make long journeys to Dunedin or Christchurch for care they should be able to get in their own area, the president of ALRANZ Dr. Morgan ... More >>

 

 

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