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Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty

829 Cameron Rd, Tauranga South, Tauranga

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Services

  • Early medical abortion - up to 9 weeks refer to Family Planning Tauranga
  • Early surgical abortion - up to 13 weeks refer to Rotorua Hospital
  • Later abortion - 13-20 weeks refer to BOPDHB Social Work Services

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

Your local service providers are Family Planning Tauranga and you can self-refer to Rotorua Hospital if you are under 13 weeks pregnant.  

  • For early medical abortion (up to 9 weeks pregnant) contact Family Planning Tauranga directly on 0800 372 546.
  • For early medical or surgical abortion (up to 13 weeks pregnant) contact Rotorua Hospital directly on 0800 726 447 or email tops@lakesdhb.govt.nz.

If you are over 13 weeks pregnant you will be referred through Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Social Work Services to other services.

  • For later abortion (13-18 weeks pregnant) - Later abortions are provided at the Epsom Day Unit, Auckland. The Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty social worker will arrange travel and accommodation as required. Phone (07) 579 8460 or email SWOT.referrals@bopdhb.govt.nz.
  • For later abortion (18-20 weeks pregnant) - Later abortions may be provided through Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Obstetric Team. Phone (07) 579 8460 or email SWOT.referrals@bopdhb.govt.nz.

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 Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty district. There may be prescription fees and costs for ultrasound.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident*

If you are a non-New Zealand resident and require an early medical or surgical abortion (under 13 weeks pregnant) contact Te Aka Tauawhi Tangata - Women's Clinic, Rotorua Hospital for costs, or The Women's Clinic on 0800 226 784 for telemedicine costs for early medical abortion anywhere in New Zealand.

  • More information

    See Family Planning Tauranga or Te Aka Tauawhi Tangata - Women's Clinic, Rotorua Hospital for more information if you are visiting these clinics. 

    The following information applies to Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Social Work Services:

    Accessibility

    Access is through the ground floor, main hospital entrance, Tauranga Hospital.

    Mobility parking is available next to the main entrance and public parking is available across from the main entrance.

    There is a bus stop outside the front of the hospital on Cameron Road.

    There is a wheelchair accessible toilet.

    If you have accessibility needs, please let the service know ahead of your appointment.

    Translation services

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

    Female practitioner

    There is a female practitioner at this service.

    Contraception

    Contraception available through Family Planning Tauranga.

    Counselling

    Abortion decision counselling and pre and post-abortion counselling is offered.