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Pro-Choice Certifying Consultant Keeps Her Job

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 8:41 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) has decided Dr Helen Paterson can keep her appointment as a certifying consultant in spite of her pro-choice views on abortion. More >>

PM Acknowledges Most Kiwis Support Abortion Access

Monday, 10 July 2017, 9:43 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

10 July 2017 - Prime Minister Bill English acknowledged that most New Zealanders support the right to access abortion at a Family First event on Friday. More >>

Certifying Consultant Supports Abortion Rights

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:17 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

A certifying consultant, Dr Helen Paterson, has told the Abortion Supervisory Committee she now supports abortion rights, the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand says. More >>

U.S. Abortion Victory Will Protect NZ Women’s Rights

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 5:32 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a Texas anti-abortion law should stop activists in New Zealand trying to cut abortion access on spurious health grounds, the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand says. More >>

ALRANZ Applauds Over-the-Counter ‘Pill’ Sales

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 2:15 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Medsafe’s decision to allow limited sales of oral contraceptives without a prescription is a good start that must eventually lead to unlimited access, the president of the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ), Terry Bellamak, said today. More >>

ALRANZ: MPs’ Inaction Over Poor Auckland Abortion Services

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:06 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) today expressed its disappointment at the failure of the Justice and Electoral select committee to examine access to abortion services across Auckland, and particularly the burden on women in South ... More >>

Abortion Figures Highlight Need for Fact-Based Debate

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 3:13 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The continuing decline in the abortion rate announced today, together with a national discussion about decriminalising abortion, underscore the urgent need this election year for research into the real reasons women seek terminations, Dr. Morgan Healey, ... More >>

ALRANZ welcomes mention of abortion in Committee Report

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 9:16 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) welcomes the Health Committee’s agreement that current abortion laws need to be reviewed in their recently released report on the Inquiry into improving child health outcomes and preventing child abuse, ... More >>

Advertising Standards Authority upholds ALRANZ complaint

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 4:26 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) is delighted that their complaint against the Bay of Plenty Voice for Life was upheld. ALRANZ filed the complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after reading through two full-page ... More >>

ALRANZ Calls on Deputy PM to Denounce Anti-Abortion Threats

Sunday, 14 October 2012, 7:21 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

ABORTION LAW REFORM ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND 14 October 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALRANZ Calls on Deputy PM to Denounce Anti-Abortion Threats The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) today called on Deputy Prime Minister and Clutha-Southland ... More >>

ALRANZ Urges Govt To Heed UN’s Call For Abortion Reform

Monday, 23 July 2012, 10:03 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Abortion Law Reform Association Of New Zealand 22 July 2012 For Immediate Release ALRANZ Urges Government To Heed UN Committee’s Call For Abortion Reform The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) today welcomed reports that the United ... More >>

Political Action To Decriminalise Abortion Now More Urgent

Friday, 24 June 2011, 4:51 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The fresh round of court action against abortion access announced today by the anti-abortion group Right to Life shows yet again that Parliament must urgently address the need to decriminalise abortion in New Zealand, ALRANZ President Dr. Morgan Healey said ... More >>

ALRANZ Supports Current Law on Teens' Privacy

Sunday, 15 May 2011, 11:01 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

ALRANZ said today it was concerned that the understandable anguish felt by a mother whose 16-year-old daughter had an abortion without her mother's knowledge would be used by those opposed to reproductive rights to again call for mandatory parental ... More >>

Concern at Domestic Violence-Abortion Link

Thursday, 23 December 2010, 11:09 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The 2010 Abortion Supervisory Committee report, issued Wednesday, raises serious concerns about links between domestic violence and abortion in New Zealand, the president of the Abortion Law Reform Association, Dame Margaret Sparrow, said today. More >>

Abortion Figures Show ASC Must Act

Thursday, 17 June 2010, 12:45 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Abortion figures just issued by Statistics NZ highlight the need for action on Family Planning’s proposal to provide early medical abortion services, the president of the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand, Dame Margaret Sparrow, said today. More >>

New ASC Report Shows Abortion Access Problems

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 10:27 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The 2009 Abortion Supervisory Committee report, issued Monday, shows New Zealand women are having later abortions because of problems accessing services, the president of the Abortion Law Reform Association, Dame Margaret Sparrow, said today. More >>

ALRANZ Questions Study on Mental Health, Abortion

Wednesday, 4 November 2009, 3:50 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

A new study on abortion and mental health contains good news for supporters of safe and accessible abortion, but some of its conclusions overreach the data, the president of the Abortion Law Reform Association, Dame Margaret Sparrow, said today. “The ... More >>

Family Planning initiative Hamilton

Monday, 2 November 2009, 10:31 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

A debate has erupted recently over a proposal by Family Planning to provide early medical abortion using the abortion pill at its Hamilton clinic, with a view to expanding the service to other regions. As a group that has been campaigning for humane abortion ... More >>

Cost to Taxpayers of Anti-Abortion Case: $280,000

Sunday, 19 July 2009, 1:46 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Information just released under the Official Information Act shows Right to Life’s on-going legal effort to restrict abortion in New Zealand has cost taxpayers more than a quarter of a million dollars, Alranz president Dr. Margaret Sparrow said today. More >>

Abortion Law Needs to Match Abortion Practice

Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 12:51 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

“The annual abortion figures just issued by Statistics New Zealand show a levelling off in abortion numbers since the peak in 2003 although the reasons for this are not fully understood” Dr. Margaret Sparrow, the president of the Abortion Law Reform ... More >>

 

 

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