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Community Clinic, Tairāwhiti

141 Bright St, Gisborne




Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 9 weeks
  • Early surgical abortion - up to 14 weeks

What do I need to do to have an abortion here?

You can self-refer to this service.

Call (06) 868 9005.

What will it cost?*

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

Free abortion services for any pregnant person eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand who lives in the Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti district. There may be prescription fees, and costs for ultrasound.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

Contact Community Clinic for information about costs for non-New Zealand residents.

  • More information


    The clinic is on the ground floor. There is a wheelchair ramp to the main entrance.

    The clinic has a wheelchair accessible toilet.

    Mobility parking and public parking are available at the front of the clinic.

    Translation services

    Translation services are available. Please let the clinic know that you will need translation support.

    Female practitioner

    There is a female practitioner at this clinic.


    Contraception available through this clinic.

    • Contraception prescriptions.
    • IUD or IUS devices can be inserted when you have a surgical abortion.
    • A free contraceptive service is available after you have had your abortion. 
    • A Depo Provera injection can be given at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.
    • An implant can be inserted at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.


    Counselling-trained midwives are available at the clinic.

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