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The Women's Clinic, Palmerston North

591 Church St, Palmerston North





Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 10 weeks
  • Surgical abortion - up to 15 weeks
  • Later abortion (second trimester) - by assessment

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

You can self-refer to this service if you are a resident within Whanganui, Wairarapa, or the MidCentral district.  

Free call 0800 226 784 or email hello@thewomensclinic.co.nz.

If you email, please include your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known), and safe contact details.

You can also use our Request Appointment form.

What will it cost?*

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

Abortion services are free for any pregnant person who is a resident of Te Whatu Ora's Whanganui, Wairarapa or MidCentral districts, and is eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

  • Early medical abortion from NZ$1,150
  • Surgical abortion from NZ$1,500

There may be prescription fees and additional costs for bloods and/or ultrasound.

*Approximate prices valid at 24 April 2024. Prices are subject to change without notice. 

  • More information


    Our clinic is located on the ground floor, and there is a ramp to the front door. The clinic has a wheelchair accessible toilet.

    Mobility parking is available immediately outside the clinic and public parking is available on the street outside.

    Translation services

    If English is not your first language and your need a translator, please let us know. We can arrange for translation services.

    Female practitioner

    There are female practitioners at this clinic. 


    Free contraception is available to you after you have had an abortion if you are eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand. The contraception available through this clinic is: 

    • Oral contraception prescriptions
    • IUDs
    • Depo Provera injection (the jab) 
    • Jadelle insertion (the rod)

    If you're having an early medical abortion and want one of our long-acting contraception options, these can be inserted or administered at the same time as you take the first medication.

    If you're having a surgical abortion, then your contraception of choice can be implemented or administered following the abortion procedure.

    Ongoing contraception costs are outlined on our website


    Abortion decision counselling, pre-abortion and post-abortion counselling are available in person or virtually.

    Client information

    Read more our website.

    Use our Request Appointment form

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