euthanasia

One of the key issues the Care Alliance addresses is euthanasia and assisted suicide. Explore the issue below, including definitions and current New Zealand law, the End of Life Choice Bill that seeks to legalize it, the events in New Zealand that have shaped the current debate, and what happens overseas.

Overview

Learn about what euthanasia, assisted suicide, and associated terms mean, and what the current law permits in New Zealand.

The Seymour Bill

David Seymour's End of Life Choice Bill is currently being debated in Parliament. Explore what the Bill is about and our position on it.

Euthanasia in NZ

Over the years, key events in New Zealand have significantly shaped the current debate around euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Overseas Experience

Take a look at where euthanasia and/or assisted suicide is legal overseas and what their experiences are.