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Royal Commission on Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion, 1976

Royal Commission on Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion, 1976

The Royal Commission on Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion sat from June 1975 to March 1977. Set up within months of an election, its members were (from left) Dr M. D. Matich, Barbara J. Thomson, Dame Dorothy Winstone, Sir Duncan McMullin (chair), Denese Henare and M. R. McGregor.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-Abortion-01

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Megan Cook. 'Abortion - Controversy: 1974 to 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29028/royal-commission-on-contraception-sterilisation-and-abortion-1976