The area of human assisted reproductive technology advances at an astonishing rate. While these technologies offer many potential benefits for infertile couples, there are also uncertainties, risks, and unknowns.

Against this backdrop, the Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ACART) has been established to formulate policy and advice specific to New Zealand within this controversial field. Read more about ACART.

Public meetings

Members of the public are invited to public meetings in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin to discuss proposed changes to the guidelines that regulate the donation of sperm, eggs and embryos and surrogacy in New Zealand. Read more