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Abortion -- New Zealand

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fight for the right to legal abortion, n.d. [1970s]

Identifier: ocot028
Scope and Contents

Poster featuring a photograph of a woman above the words 'Fight for the right to legal abortion'. Credit at the bottom reads 'Published by Working Women's Alliance, P O Box 9012, Wellington'. White background with slate-blue photograph/text.

Dates: n.d. [1970s]

Oppose the Royal Commission, 1977

Identifier: ocot001
Scope and Contents

Laminated colour poster with a tan background and the bold black headline: 'Oppose the Royal Commission'. Includes photographic images of several protest marches featuring the banners 'Votes for women' and 'Abortion democratic right'. The years '1893' and '1977' are overlaid in bold red. Text at the bottom states '1893-1977: The Struggle Continues!' and in small print: 'Published by the New Zealand University Students' Association (Inc.) P.O. Box 9047, Wellington.'

Dates: 1977

Student and computing records of John and Margaret Bailey

 Fonds — Box 1-4/4 [A2007/52]
Identifier: baij
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Margaret Bailey in two accessions over 2007. Publications by John Bailey were catalogued into the Library's book collection e.g. 'Computer programs for quantum chemistry ' by John Bailey, Chemistry Division, Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1967 [callmark QD462.6 D38 B154 C]. Box 1. Items 1-11 Black folder labelled QA2: Emission Spectra. This is a 48-page report on an experiment to give an introduction to the techniques and principles...
Dates: 1962-1966?; 1985

The Knitting Needle Bill or The Trip Abroad (a period piece), 1976

Identifier: ocot003
Scope and Contents Broadsheet featuring six hand-lettered verses of a satirical song, 'The Knitting Needle Bill or The Trip Abroad', and music notation. The song is a parody of the music hall song 'She was poor but she was honest' describing the difficulty getting an abortion in New Zealand. The tune of 'God defend New Zealand' is indicated for the later verses. Also includes drawings of man with an erection pursuing a woman and a woman in a bathtub with various objects associated with self-induced abortions,...
Dates: 1976

We must fight restrictive abortion laws, n.d. [1970s]

Identifier: ocot025
Scope and Contents Black and white doubled-sided poster with some water staining.Side one features the hand-lettered statement 'We must fight restrictive abortion laws', below which is a series of cartoon panels depicting oppressive government actions, starting with 'They've frozen our wages!' and finishing with 'Now they won't allow us the most personal right of all - the right to control our own bodies'.Side two features the text 'Published by the Working Women's Alliance for...
Dates: n.d. [1970s]