Story: Contraception and sterilisation

The pill timeline

The pill timeline

Since its introduction to New Zealand in 1961 the female contraceptive pill has been one of the most popular methods of controlling fertility, especially among younger women.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Contraception and sterilisation - The pill', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/26984/the-pill-timeline (accessed 22 September 2020)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Dec 2018