The web can be a great source of information about assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and related topics. However there is also some potentially misleading information out there - when you’re trying to sort out the facts it’s useful to know which sources you can trust.
It can also be hard to find information that is relevant to kiwis. We’ve listed some links below that will take you to local websites where we think you can trust the information provided.
Fertility Associates is a NZ fertility clinic that has been operating for over 20 years and has assisted in the conception of over 10,000 babies in New Zealand. Fertility Associates has clinics in Auckland (Remuera and Albany), Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch with consultations also held in 13 regional centres throughout New Zealand.
Repromed NZ is a NZ Fertility clinic based in Remurea, Auckland.
Fertility Plus is a NZ fertility clinic based at Greenlane Hospital in Auckland.
Otago Fertility Services are provided by the Otago District Health Board.
Fertility New Zealand is an organisation offering support, advocacy and education for all people who face infertility challenges.
The Ethics Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ECART) considers and determines applications made for assisted reproductive procedures or human reproductive research, according to the Human Assisted Reproduction Act (HART) 2004.
The Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ACART) is an independent advisory committee and sits between the government and the people of New Zealand to formulate advice and guidelines for the regulation of assisted human reproduction, according to the HART Act 2004.
The HART Register holds information so that people born from donated embryos, sperm or eggs (i.e. donor offspring) can find out about their genetic origins. Births, Deaths and Marriages within the Department of Internal Affairs has the responsibility for establishing and maintaining the register, according to the HART Act 2004. The HART Register has been operational since 22 August 2005.