Story: Abortion

Anti-abortion protesters outside the Parkview Clinic, 1989 (1st of 2)

Anti-abortion protesters outside the Parkview Clinic, 1989

Conflict over abortion continued through the 1980s. The road outside Parkview Clinic in Wellington was the site of frequent protest. Here, seven anti-abortion protestors remain outside Parkview after a clash between those for and against that saw 16 people arrested.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1989/3984
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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How to cite this page:

Megan Cook, 'Abortion - Abortion: 1990s to 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29031/anti-abortion-protesters-outside-the-parkview-clinic-1989 (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 8 Nov 2018