Where to go


Kaikoura District, Hurunui District, Waimakariri District, Banks Peninsula District, Selwyn District, Christchurch City, Ashburton District

Abortion Services are provided at Christchurch Women's Hospital, The Gynaecology Day Unit and Ashburton Hospital. 

National Abortion Telemedicine Service 

A nationwide early medical abortion by phone service (up to 10 weeks of pregnancy) is also available directly by contacting The Women's Clinic on 0800 ABORTION (0800 226 784) or via the website www.thewomensclinic.net.nz/contact 

Elizabeth Street

P: (03) 308 4149

Ashburton Hospital occasionally performs abortion, though most patients from the area will be referred to the Gynaecology Procedure Unit in Christchurch Hospital.

The Gynaecology Procedure...


2 Riccarton Avenue
next to Christchurch Public Hospital

P: (03) 364 4699

Christchurch Women's Hospital provides abortion for pregnancies greater than 12 weeks and 6 days.

This service is also provided for West Coast and South Canterbury District Health Boards...


Riverside Block
4th Floor
Christchurch Public Hospital
1 Riccarton Ave

P: (03) 378 6386

The Gynaecology Procedure Unit provides abortion up to 13 weeks of pregnancy and assessment and referral for pregnancies greater than 12 weeks and 6 days.

The service is available for...