Fertility New Zealand walks alongside all people facing fertility challenges.

Upcoming Support Groups & Events

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We are here for you!

Research consistently shows in-person support has significant emotional and physiological benefits.  Email your nearest group for details, and come along!  Many of our groups have private Facebook pages where you can get to know others before attending a meeting. 

If you need support, don't hesitate to contact Kate on 0800 333 306 or email support@fertilitynz.org.nz.

Auckland

Single Mothers by Choice (SMBC)
Group meets monthly on Sundays
In-person meeting on 30 October at 10:00 am
Online meeting on 27 November at 10:30 am
Contact Rochelle for more information 
 
Casual Coffee Group - Mt Eden
Group meets monthly on Wednesdays
In-person meeting on 16 November at 7:00 pm
Contact Karina to RSVP or for more information
 
Casual Coffee Group - North Shore
Group meets monthly on Thursdays
In-person meeting on 17 November at 7:30 pm
Contact Keeley to RSVP or for more information
 
Casual Coffee Group - Pukekohe
Group will return in 2023
 
Pregnant After Fertility Treatment (PAFT)
aucklandsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz
Group meets monthly on Sundays
In-person meeting on 6 November at 2:30 pm
Contact Karina to RSVP or for more information
 
Waikato
Group meets monthly Saturdays
In-person meeting on 19 November at 10:00 am
Contact Karla to RSVP or for more information
 
Tauranga
Please email for more details
 
Taranaki
Group meets monthly on Tuesdays
In-person meeting on 1 November at 7:00 pm
Contact Karly or Jodene to RSVP or for more information.
 
Wellington
Online meeting on 3 November at 7:30 pm
Contact Kate to RSVP or for more information
 
Christchurch
Group meets monthly on Tuesday evenings 
In-person meeting on 29 November at 6:30 pm
Contact Charlotte to RSVP or for more information
 
Single Mothers by Choice - Christchurch (SMBC)
singlewomensupportchch@fertilitynz.org.nz 
Group meets six weekly on Sundays
In-person meeting on 6 November at 10:30 am
Contact Kim for more information
 
Dunedin
Please email for more details
 
Queenstown
Group meets monthly on Wednesdays
In-person meeting on 9 November at 6:00 pm
Contact Rachel to RSVP or for more information
 
Invercargill
Please email for more details

Are you okay?

There is a strong connection between infertility, depression and anxiety, and it's okay to ask for help! We understand that asking for help can be challenging, so we have made a list of services you can contact for immediate support.

Click here to find out more! Kia kaha x

Virtual groups, wherever you are in NZ

Donor Conception & Surrogacy Network - for people considering or currently in the process of creating whānau with the help of donors and surrogates, and parents through these means (not a platform for advertising - use our forum instead)

Childless by Circumstance - for women at the end of their fertility journey

All of our webinars are recorded and are available online; these are fantastic resources.  Click here to view the recordings.

Information Leaflets Available to Download

We have 30 information leaflets which are all available to download here. If you need physical copies of the leaflets, please email Kate at support@fertilitynz@org.nz.

"Thank you for all the amazing work you do for everyone going through fertility journeys.  Fertility NZ makes a very isolating journey feel less lonely" - Kerryn

Become a Fertility NZ Member and support the valuable work we do for all New Zealanders experiencing fertility issues. Membership is free of charge. 

Membership includes access to our members-only forums page. Visit our forums and engage with others around IVF/IUIdonationsurrogacy and male factor infertility.  

Understanding the jargon

The terminology used for people experiencing infertility, or trying-to-conceive, can be overwhelming.  Check out our Glossary of Terms.