Abortion Services Aotearoa New Zealand: Annual Report 2022

Published online: 
28 October 2022
Abortion Services Aotearoa New Zealand: Annual Report 2022.

This report provides an of overview of Manatū Hauora’s abortion services work between October 2021 and September 2022.

Key areas of focus include meeting Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations and improving equity and access.

Key achievements noted include implementation of the national abortion telehealth service (DECIDE), development of first trimester abortion training, development of the new Standard for Abortion Counselling, implementation of the Information Collection Regulations, implementation of the Safe Areas application process and changes to improve access to abortion medicines in the community.  

The key abortion statistics covering the 2021 calendar year provide additional insight into abortion services across Aotearoa including access, equity, and quality.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    28 October 2022
  • ISBN:
    978-1-99-110086-3 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2022. Abortion Services Aotearoa New Zealand: Annual Report 2022. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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