In Statistics

A detailed report from the Abortion Supervisory Committee on abortion statistics in New Zealand for the year ended 2012.

The Abortion Supervisory Committee reviews all the provisions of New Zealand’s abortion law, and the operation and effect of those provisions. This includes licensing institutions to perform abortions and the appointment of certifying consultants to consider cases. The Committee is constituted under the Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion Act 1977.

Abortion Supervisory Committee Report 2013 – click here to download.

For commentary from our blog on the Abortion Supervisory Committee, click here.

For more information on the Abortion Supervisory Committee visit the Ministry of Justice Abortion Supervisory site.

For access to more detailed information not included in this report, contact the Abortion Supervisory Committee by phone, fax or email.

Use the following contact details for general enquiries and Official Information Act requests to the Abortion Supervisory Committee.


(04) 462 6660


(04) 462 6686


Postal address

Abortion Supervisory Committee
Tribunals Unit
Private Bag 32-001
Panama Street
Wellington 6146

Street address

Abortion Supervisory Committee
Tribunals Unit
Level 1, 86 Customhouse Quay
Wellington 6011

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