Remembering our little ones who have died not yet born

People gathered throughout New Zealand on Friday night for Masses of Remembrance and a Vigil for Life. Held in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin, the Masses were poignant reminders of the tragic loss of life and pain people experience because of…

“My Decision” but only if you’re pro-choice

On Sunday, ALRANZ launched a new website "My Decision" which aims to intimidate and bully pro-life doctors through naming them and publishing women's stories about their experiences with "hostile or unhelpful health professionals". Through the website ALRANZ wants to take…

Abortion and pre abortion visits

When the topic of liberalising abortion comes up, as it has recently, invariably there is talk about “increasing access” and reducing the number of visits required before a woman can have an abortion. New Zealand law stipulates that the woman…

The Edges of Life

The edges of life are controversial. On one side there are the debates about contraception, abortion and in vitro fertilisation. At the end of life the debates are about euthanasia, organ transplantation, and its cousin, brain death. Trauma surgeon Peter…