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  • Takatāpui Research and Internship Opportunity

    An opportunity to support a Takatāpui research project and upskill a Takatāpui researcher has come about. Any queries should be directed to Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


    Emerging from the Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Mauriora Stream and through conversations amongst Takatāpui researchers, a research network is forming to develop a foundation upon which to build a Takatāpui Research Agenda and to encourage strategic research that responds to the research needs of the Takatāpui community. 

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference Update

    The upcoming confernce in Wellington has been met with a lot of interest.  Originally registrations were to go live last week, but due to some technical issues, this has been delayed.

    We will endeavour to keep you informed when this situation has been resolved. Should you have any further questions regarding registration, please do not hesitate to get in contact via the contact us tab at the top of the page.



  • New resource launched by New Zealand Aids Foundation

    Why should I use condoms? is an educational resource for young men who have sex with men (MSM) that supports them in making positive and informed decisions to address their specific sexual health needs.

    While this resource is built for educators, it has also been designed for other adults working to support the sexual health needs of young MSM.

    Why should I use condoms? is a resource provided by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF), in partnership with Love Your Condom (LYC) – an HIV prevention programme run by NZAF that works specifically for MSM.

  • Genital wart cases drop with introduction of free vaccine

    New Zealand HPV project manager Claire Hurst said the government should follow Australia's lead and make the free vaccine available for young men as well as young women.

  • What is HIV? How big a deal is it?

    New Zealand AIDS Foundation executive director Shaun Robinson worries that the media's outing of Sheen's up-til-now-secret diagnosis will only fuel the flames of bigotry.

Upcoming Events

  • Updated programme PASHANZ Annual Professional Development Meeting

    Promoters Advocating for Sexual Health Aotearoa New Zealand (PASHANZ) will be holding their annual Professional Development Meeting on Wednesday 9 November 2016,  8.30am – 3.30pm.

    The meeting will take place at EVOLVE, Level 2, James Smith Building, Corner of Cuba and Manners Streets, Wellington. There is no cost to attend this event - but you will need to register.

    Read on for programme details.

  • Important changes around registration for Sexual and Reproductive Rights Conference Aotearoa New Zealand

    Hosted by Family Planning, Abortion Providers Group Aotearoa New Zealand (APGANZ) and New Zealand Sexual Health Society (NZSHS), the conference will focus on improving access and advancing equity in sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

  • 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference

    2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference

    The 2016 Australasian Sexual Health Conference has just been announced during the World STI & HIV Congress incorporating the 2015 Australasian Sexual Health Conference. 

Sexual Health & Related Organisations

There are more sites which can provide additional sexual health support, services and education. Click through for a full list.

    The New Zealand Herpes Foundation logo    LYC Love Your Condom logo NZ AIDS Foundation logo Te Whakiri NZ Family Planning logo HPV logo Village Med downfile Rainbow Youth logo Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care Hepatitis Foundation of NZ

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