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.

Proposed Donation and Surrogacy Guidelines consultation

This is a second round of consultation on proposed changes to the guidelines for family gamete donation, embryo donation, the use of donated eggs with donated sperm (donated eggs/donated sperm) and clinic-assisted surrogacy (collectively, the Donation Guidelines review). Your feedback is important in helping ACART finalise its guidelines.

The closing date for feedback is 25 March 2019.

Read the consultation document and find out how to have your say at Second Round of Consultation on the Proposed Donation and Surrogacy Guidelines: further changes since ACART’s 2017 consultation.