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Appointments simpler with new contact centre

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 11:02 am | Family Planning

Family Planning has today launched stage one of a three stage plan to make its services easier to access – and clients can expect more new developments in 2014. More >>

Family Planning wants recommendations implemented

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 9:57 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says young New Zealanders deserve to have the recommendations of a Parliamentary Select Committee report implemented in full – and the organisation is putting its weight behind the Committee’s call for a cross-sectoral action plan ... More >>

Call for improvement in sexual health statistics

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 10:37 am | Family Planning

Call for improvement in sexual health statistics There’s much room for improvement in New Zealand’s sexual and reproductive health statistics, Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond says. Speaking to delegates at the opening of Family Planning ... More >>

Kiribati Youth Back Pacific Sexual Health Report

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 3:28 pm | Family Planning

Yesterday New Zealand MPs Jan Logie and Asenati Lole-Taylor were joined by Kiribati Parliamentarians, key officials, civil society representatives and around 100 young people from five different youth groups at National Parliament in South Tarawa to ... More >>

IDAHO a perfect time to deliver new resource

Friday, 17 May 2013, 10:10 am | Family Planning

Family Planning has just released a new resource for young women thinking about their sexual identity. More >>

MPs Tackle Adolescent Sexual Health in Solomon Islands

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 8:59 am | Family Planning

New Zealand MPs Hon. Maryan Street and Dr. Cam Calder were joined by Solomon Islands MPs, key officials, representatives of international organizations and civil society representatives at National Parliament in Honiara to launch a report on adolescent ... More >>

UK government acknowledges New Zealander in New Year Honour

Tuesday, 3 January 2012, 1:28 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning has welcomed the British New Year’s Honour given to its former executive director saying it’s a significant acknowledgement of her work – in particular her work on behalf of women, young people, health and human rights. More >>

The World Population at 7 Billion

Monday, 31 October 2011, 11:26 am | Family Planning

The New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) marked the world's population reaching 7 billion with an event at parliament highlighting the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). More >>

Family Planning comment on sexuality education

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 10:51 am | Family Planning

Family Planning says international evidence proves that good quality, comprehensive sexuality education delays the onset of sexual activity, reduces the number of partners, the frequency of intercourse and increases condom and contraceptive use. More >>

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health needs

Friday, 12 August 2011, 8:56 am | Family Planning

International Youth Day provides opportunity to discuss adolescent sexual and reproductive health needs in the Pacific More >>

Jackie Blue part of Solomon Islands study tour

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 1:49 pm | Family Planning

Dr. Jackie Blue, National MP and Chair of the New Zealand Parliamentarians’ Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) arrived in Honiara , Solomon Islands today as part of a study tour organised by Family Planning International. More >>

Family Planning has reopened its Christchurch Clinic

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 1:10 pm | Family Planning

Family Planning has reopened its Christchurch Clinic at 9 Washington Way in the central city. More >>

Sexual and Reproductive Health on agenda

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 2:51 pm | Family Planning

Four of the most high-profile experts in global sexual and reproductive health are speaking at the Family Planning Conference being held in Wellington this week. More >>

New programme focuses on young men

Monday, 23 August 2010, 4:43 pm | Family Planning

Men who hold traditional views about gender roles and the “place” of women are more likely to be violent international research shows. And, it’s these traditional views that are being challenged by a new programme from Family Planning which focuses ... More >>

Youth Week 2010 – media statement

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 10:28 am | Family Planning

Most secondary school students have never had sexual intercourse, according to the most recent New Zealand data – figures which are often overlooked in conversations about young people. More >>

Centre closure bad news for teens

Friday, 12 March 2010, 9:44 am | Family Planning

Closure of the 198 Youth Health Centre in Christchurch is bad news for the city’s young people and surprising in light of a positive evaluation from the Ministry of Health late last year on the effectiveness of youth health services, Family Planning ... More >>

Update From Family Planning

Friday, 15 January 2010, 11:32 am | Family Planning

Gumboots, jandals, condoms are three Kiwi rubber essentials according to Family Planning and are the focus of a campaign designed to get New Zealanders talking about condoms and practising safer sex. More >>

Musicians Unite in Support of Maternal Health

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 9:33 am | Family Planning

Wellington, 19th October 2009: A fabulous line-up of New Zealand female musicians will take part in ‘Safe and Sound’, a concert in support of maternal health in the Pacific at the San Francisco Bathhouse, Wellington, on 22nd October 2009. Organised ... More >>

Medical Abortion Conference

Monday, 19 October 2009, 10:26 am | Family Planning

180 participants from Australia and New Zealand attended a conference in Wellington on Friday 16 October and Saturday 17 October to discuss the use of mifepristone in Australasia. The conference heard of new initiatives to provide early medical abortion ... More >>

Hearing on Maternal Health in the Pacific

Thursday, 17 September 2009, 5:34 pm | Family Planning Association

Wellington, 17th September 2009: The New Zealand Parliamentarians' Group on Population and Development (NZPPD) will hold an ‘Open Hearing on Maternal Health in the Pacific’ at the New Zealand Parliament on 21st September 2009. A broad range of individuals ... More >>



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