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Nelson Gynaecology Department

Nelson Hospital, Tipahi St, Nelson




Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 9 weeks
  • Early surgical abortion - up to 13 weeks
  • Later abortion (second trimester) - referral

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

You can self-refer to this service.

Call (03) 546 1560 or email ogsecretariesgeneral@nmdhb.govt.nz.

Email your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known), and safe contact details.

Note. For later abortion procedures, you will be referred to Te Mahoe Unit, Wellington.

What will it cost?

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

Free abortion services to any pregnant person eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand living in the Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough district. Prescription fees may apply and you will need to pay for your ultrasound (part payment by Pacific Radiology only) and GP visit if needed.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

Contact Nelson Gynaecology Department for information.