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HIV prevention not possible without community support

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:51 pm | AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is deeply grateful for the support it receives from the community. Without that support, preventing HIV would be a difficult task. More >>

Crowd Numbes Soar at the Get It on! Big Gay Out

Monday, 11 February 2013, 4:08 pm | AIDS Foundation

This afternoon Police have confirmed what organisers predicted; yesterday’s Get It On! Big Gay Out at was the biggest one ever! More >>

‘Untreatable Clap’ Hitting Auckland’s Gay Men

Thursday, 7 June 2012, 3:40 pm | AIDS Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE: 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘Untreatable Clap’ Hitting Auckland’s Gay Men Yesterday’s WHO announcement that gonorrhoea is becoming drug resistant echoes warnings from a cadre of organisations about an outbreak of gonorrhoea that ... More >>

AIDS Foundation Clear On Whangarei Child Care Centre Ban

Friday, 11 May 2012, 3:05 pm | AIDS Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE: 11 May 2012 AIDS Foundation Clear On Whangarei Child Care Centre Ban Demands for a ‘care plan’ to be established before a Whangarei boy can return to child care have been criticised by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) as well ... More >>

New Study Shows 1 in 5 with Hiv Don’t Know It

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 3:04 pm | AIDS Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 3PM THUR, 2 FEB 2012 New Study Shows 1 in 5 with Hiv Don’t Know It On the eve of the Get it On! Big Gay Out, a ground-breaking study has revealed that 1 in 5 gay and bisexual men with HIV in Auckland don’t know they ... More >>

Carmen To Be Honoured In Auckland

Tuesday, 17 January 2012, 5:32 pm | AIDS Foundation

AUCKLAND – New Zealanders will have the opportunity to pay tribute to the ‘Mother of Equality’ and New Zealand icon, entrepreneur, and inspiration, Carmen Rupe, ( Ngati Maniapoto ) at a maumahara (memorial service) in Auckland on Saturday, 11 ... More >>

Governor General Zero-ing In For World AIDS Day

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 9:17 am | AIDS Foundation

On Friday, 25 November (the Friday before World AIDS Day) Auckland commuters will be able to spot the Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, the Governor General of New Zealand, standing in Britomart under a bright red, zero-shaped balloons. The zero ... More >>

Free Services for Christchurch’s Gay Residents

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 2:43 pm | AIDS Foundation

To help deal with levels of stress among Christchurch residents, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) is providing free, professional and confidential services tailored specifically to the needs of Christchurch’s gay communities. Having moved ... More >>

New Era for Wellness Fund

Saturday, 25 June 2011, 1:51 pm | AIDS Foundation

NEW ERA FOR THE WELLNESS FUND At a meeting of the Trust Boards of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) and Body Positive on Friday, 24 June the NZAF formally handed the Wellness Fund to Body Positive, representative of the National Collective of ... More >>

Groundbreaking HIV Treatment Trial Welcomed

Friday, 13 May 2011, 12:54 pm | AIDS Foundation

A trial that showed antiretroviral treatment to be 96% effective in reducing sexual transmission of HIV is being closely examined by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) for its potential to make a difference here. More >>

GovernorGeneral to Present Prestigious Awards

Thursday, 25 November 2010, 2:36 pm | AIDS Foundation

The GovernorGeneral will present Life Membership of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) to five people in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the organisation. More >>

NZAF Responds To PrEP Trial

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 1:00 pm | AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) notes results from the first-ever human study of a treatment called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) that has shown it to be effective in reducing sexual transmission of HIV. The clinical trials, published in the 25 ... More >>

World AIDS Day Brings HIV Awareness to the Streets

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 11:39 am | AIDS Foundation

With the Pope’s comments about condoms fresh in people’s minds, World AIDS Day will be marked globally on December 1, to raise awareness of the continued presence of HIV and the impact of AIDS on communities in New Zealand. In 2009, there were ... More >>

NZAF Welcomes Papal Shift On Condoms

Monday, 22 November 2010, 1:39 pm | AIDS Foundation

As World AIDS Day approaches, Pope Benedict XVI’s comments that condom use in certain situations to prevent the transmission of HIV is acceptable has been welcomed by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) as the beginning of a shift in the Vatican’s ... More >>

End of an Era for NZAF

Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 4:56 pm | AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation Trust Board has announced that Rachael Le Mesurier has tendered her resignation as the Executive Director of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF). Since she started in November 2003, the NZAF has made significant progress ... More >>

NZAF Supporters Lead Global HIV Body

Thursday, 24 June 2010, 12:42 pm | AIDS Foundation

High profile New Zealanders and supporters of The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) have today been the focus of international attention as they launched a new UN department dedicated to challenging legal hurdles to HIV justice and equality. More >>

Wellington RegainsTakatāpui Awards

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 12:12 pm | AIDS Foundation

The Wellington Takatāpui community in partnership with the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) are proud to bring Hui Takatāpui and the National Takatāpui Awards to Wellington in 2010. Hui Takatāpui is the single biggest gathering for takatāpui from across ... More >>

Proposal Increases Access To Hiv Treatments

Monday, 14 June 2010, 2:56 pm | AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) has warmly welcomed the announcement, by PHARMAC, that it is seeking feedback on a proposal to widen access to government-funded antiretroviral medications. NZAF Director Positive Health, Eamonn Smythe says, “developing ... More >>

NZAF Welcomes Funded Emergency Pep Treatment

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 5:13 pm | AIDS Foundation

The announcement by PHARMAC that post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) will be subsidised for people who have had unprotected anal sex, or shared injecting equipment, with a known HIV positive person, is being greeted with qualified optimism by the New ... More >>

Human Rights Pioneers Remembered At Aids Memorial

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 9:21 am | AIDS Foundation

On 16 May 2010, New Zealanders across the country will light candles to mark the 27th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. In New Zealand the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will be marked in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin ... More >>

 

 

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