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
Group meets monthly on Sundays
Virtual support meeting on 29 May at 10:00 am
Contact Rochelle to RSVP or for more information 
 
Casual Coffee Group - Mt Eden
Group meets monthly on Wednesdays
In-person meeting on 18 May 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 19 May at 7:30 pm
Contact Keeley to RSVP or for more information
 
Casual Coffee Group - Pukekohe
Group meets monthly on monthly
In-person meeting on 17 May at 7:30 pm
Contact Kate to RSVP or for more information
 
Pregnant After Fertility Treatment
aucklandsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz
Group meets monthly on Sundays
In-person meeting on 12 June at 2:30 pm
Contact Karina to RSVP or for more information
 
Auckland Fertility Support Series
A semi-structured 'course' ideal for couples, run over three consecutive weeks.
May series - 17, 24, 31, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in Parnell.
Spaces are limited - please email Louise for more information or register
at fssauckland@fertilitynz.org.nz.

Secondary Infertility (for people who already have one child or more)
Contact Jacinta for support

Waikato
Group meets monthly Saturdays
In-person meeting on 21 May at 10:00 am
Contact Karla to RSVP or for more information
 
Tauranga
Group meets bi-monthly on Saturdays
In-person meeting on 7 May at 10:00 am
Contact Nicola to RSVP or for more information
 
Taranaki
Group meets monthly on Tuesdays
In-person meeting on 3 May at 7:00 pm
Contact Karly or Jodene to RSVP or for more information.
 
Wellington
"Support & Connect" group meets six weekly on Wednesday evenings
Online meeting on 5 May at 7:00 pm
Contact Kate to RSVP or for more information
 
Christchurch
Group meets monthly on Tuesday evenings 
In-person meeting on 31 May at 6:30 pm
Contact Charlotte to RSVP or for more information
 
Single Mothers by Choice - Christchurch
singlewomensupportchch@fertilitynz.org.nz 
Group meets six weekly on Sundays
Contact Kim to RSVP or for more information
 
Dunedin
Group meets six weekly on Tuesday evenings
In-person meeting on 17 May at 7:30 pm
Contact Jenny to RSVP or for more information
 
Queenstown
Group meets monthly on Tuesdays
In-person meeting on 10 May at 6:00 pm
Contact Eva to RSVP or for more information
 
Invercargill
Group meets monthly online on Wednesday
Online meeting on 11 May at 7:30 pm
Contact Katie to RSVP or for more information

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.